Dreaming is not Canceled

Bar hopping Anguila style

I saw this phrase on instagram, and I couldn’t agree more. Yes, these are unprecedented and uncertain times. Now everything looks scary and apocalypse-like. But humanity has survived plagues before with much less advanced medicine and resources. This shall pass. And we will travel again. Planes will fly, hotels will fill up with people. Even […]

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Nassau Bahamas in Four Days

Nassau Bahamas is a perfect long weekend getaway and there is plenty to do in four days. It is one of the most favorite destinations for all the Carribean cruises. It’s close to Miami and compact in a way that you can see a lot of the island in one day. If you’re actually staying […]

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Packing for a 10 day trip to Maldives

Packing for Maldives doesn’t take much – 10 bikinis and 10 cover ups, and you’re done! When it comes to shoes – all you need is whatever you’re wearing on the plane and a pair of flip flops. Anything else would be a waste. This is the one place where they encourage you to not […]

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Review of NY Times 2019 Places to Go

Old San Juan

It’s the beginning of the year and it seems everyone and their ten cousins are publishing “X Places to Go in 2019.” I love those lists. They tell you about the new places, reasons to go, inspire you to broaden your horizons. Yet, sometimes I’m confused why some of the places get on the list. […]

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Cancun vs Playa del Carmen vs Tulum

cancun vs playa del carmen vs Tulum

Mexico is a true paradise for those of us who love never-ending summer and Listerine-blue waters. With a non-stop flight from Washington, DC, Cancun is just a couple hours away. If it’s a dreary, rainy early morning, you can be sipping margaritas on a beach by noon.  Don’t let unfortunately bad PR deter you from […]

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10 Truths About Travel To Cuba for Americans

Going to Cuba is like going back in time, like visiting a place in a certain time with all the inhabitants intact and still going about their lives just like they did 50 years ago. It’s a live museum of history, architecture, culture, music and art, and nothing like that exists anywhere in the world. […]

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South of France: 12 day Itinerary

best lavender fields of Provence

First, I’ll start with that it’s hard to do South of France in 12 days if you want to see all the attractions, lounge in French cafes, explore endless museums, do a little shopping and feel like you actually had a vacation. South of France is a huge area but for the purposes of this […]

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Everything you need to know about traveling to El Nido, Palawan

  Philippines has not exactly been on my list of countries to visit. Unlike Bali or Thailand, it hasn’t been wrapped in a nice Hollywood package of “Eat, Pray, Love” or “The Beach” and presented as a magical destination that it is. However, recently it has been suggested as an alternative destination to Bali. If […]

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Budva and Sveti Stefani

Sveti Stefani, Montenegro

Budva is your true touristy hot spot. It is quickly becoming a Montenegrin riviera packed with Russian tourists and plentiful bars right on the Adriatic sea. We were there in 2014 and 2015 and it seemed, that in a year, the number of tourists and bars no less than doubled. Close proximity to Dubrovnik, makes […]

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Bay of Kotor In One Day

But what most people still don’t know or haven’t heard about enough, is its neighboring country of Montenegro and particularly, a Bay of Kotor which is only 45 min away from Dubrovnik airport. It has 10 times less tourists, much more attractive pricing and magical views driving along the coastline of the bay. Whether you’re planning to visit Croatia, or looking for an inspiration to find a place less traveled, I highly recommend considering this little adorable corner of the world.

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