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View from the room at Hester Creek

Destination Guide: Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley in British Columbia

Last updated: July 10, 2020 Originally Posted: June 28, 2018 Known as the “Napa of the North”, the Okanagan Valley is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia and spans an area of 180 kms. Home to stunning scenery, outdoor recreation and known for its wineries and fruit orchards, the Okanagan Valley offers visitors…
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Crystal Cove on the West Coast

Visiting Barbados: Pros and Cons

Last updated: July 4, 2020 Originally Posted: February 14, 2019 Overview: Barbados is the most easterly island in the Caribbean and populated by about 280,000 people. The island is formed by limestone rocks and measures about 430 square kilometers. Barbados is just north of the equator and far away enough from the hurricane belt that…
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February 14, 2019 0
Street Art in George Town

48 Hours in Penang

We visited George Town for the first time in 2010 as part of an around the world 3 month trip we took and left with fond memories and hoped we would get to go back. In October 2017, we did get to come back to George Town and in this post, will give you some…
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July 16, 2018 0

The Big Island of Hawaii – Kilauea Volcano and 5 Other Things You Need to Know

Last updated: January 8, 2020 Hawaii is a destination on many people’s bucket list and with 4 major islands to visit, it can be difficult to choose one. Over the years, we’ve visited all 4 major islands and we have learned to appreciate them for different reasons; the Big Island has historically been our least…
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July 6, 2018 7
Galle Face Green

Sri Lanka Travel Guide – Colombo, Galle, and the South Coast

COVID-19 Update: Sri Lanka is expected to re-open to international tourism in August 2020. For more information about the COVID-19 protocols, click here. Overview: Sri Lanka, a “tear drop” shaped island nation in the Indian Ocean has started to find its way into the mainstream tourist map for the last few years. Since the civil…
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