Dubrovnik: Sun, Sea, and Ancient History in Croatia’s Breathtaking South

Dubrovnik: Sun, Sea, and Ancient History in Croatia’s Breathtaking South

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April 13, 2021

If I had to describe Dubrovnik in just one word, I think ‘majestic’ would fit—the sheer physical beauty and historical grandeur of this seaside city have to be seen in person to be appreciated— postcard photos don’t do it justice. I visited in late October and still enjoyed warm, sunny days but without the big crowds of midsummer.

Island Hopping in Indonesia: Nusa, Gili, Flores, and Lombok Islands

Island Hopping in Indonesia: Nusa, Gili, Flores, and Lombok Islands

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April 9, 2021

The archipelago of Indonesia is comprised of over 17,000 islands, many are uninhabited, and while Bali receives most of the attention, all of them are stunning in their own right. White- sand beaches, even pink-sand beaches in some cases and palm trees make a great backdrop for an early morning sunrise or lazy sunset drinks...

Two Weeks in Ecuador: Touring Quito, Cuenca, and Salinas

Two Weeks in Ecuador: Touring Quito, Cuenca, and Salinas

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April 6, 2021

A lot has been written about Ecuador as a great retirement destination—and deservedly so. With mountains, beaches, and everything in between it is a land of an amazingly diverse range of comfortable climates and relaxed lifestyle opportunities. Perhaps overlooked in all of this is the fact that Ecuador is also a fantastic tourist destination...