Uncategorized Would you spend a week blind?

Would you spend a week blind?

I’m doing this for my little brother who I haven’t seen in over 10 years. John is legally blind and has only 3% vision left. He had a guide dog (Gregan) but as John lives in a small town that is rampant with stray dogs, Gregan was attacked on 3 occasions and is now “decommisioned” …

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Uncategorized What if Airlines sold Paint?

What if Airlines sold Paint?

  Snooping around the net I came across this interesting article about my own industry and also Elena’s. Honestly it covers our day to day lives while at work perfectly. Buying paint from a hardware store … Customer: Hi. How much is your paint? Clerk: We have regular quality for $12 a gallon and premium …

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Uncategorized Gaudi – art, life and death in Barcelona

Gaudi – art, life and death in Barcelona

Antoni Gaudi name is most famous in relation to Sagrada Familia, he was a modernist architect that lived in Barcelona . We spent a couple days in Barcelona and our free walking tour guide Vera was so good, we signed up to her Gaudi tour and I learned a lot!! Modernist movement lasted from 1880s …

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Europe Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

After only 5 weeks of Spanish we are finally here….We’re in Barcelona baby! We’ve been here for just a couple of hours and we’ve been taken in by a local lady. I’ve had a shower and I’m already drinking a cerveza (beer). One of the best things we’ve done in the past was to create …

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Uncategorized 56 Useful Spanish Travel Phrases Every Traveler Should Learn

56 Useful Spanish Travel Phrases Every Traveler Should Learn

OMG – it’s not long before we fly off the Southern Spain. We’ve booked our tickets. Our bags are packed. We can’t wait to begin our journey to a Spanish-speaking country. Now there’s a simple thing we can do that can have a BIG impact on our trip. Learn some Spanish! So I signed up for Spanish classes and as …

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Uncategorized New Discoveries – We were hacked!

New Discoveries – We were hacked!

To all who have been following our Blogs, We received notice that our website had been hacked. Should you be browsing our site and discover anything that looks our of character with our blogs please contact us. Your vigilance is appreciated.  

Uncategorized What to do in Trinidad Cuba

What to do in Trinidad Cuba

As part of the newly trodden tourist triangle, Trinidad holds weight as a contender as one of the best beach towns in Cuba. With white sand beaches only 12km from town, a great historic centre and plenty of privately owned restaurants and Casa accommodation, you’d be hard pressed to give this town a miss when …

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Uncategorized Changing Times

Changing Times

As our site has grown its created quite a following and I’ve never had the time to fine tune the way I really wanted the blog and pages to work together. The whole site started out as a hobby, a way to make notes of our travels. I never expected to have the following we …

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Cuba Havana to Viñales Cuba

Havana to Viñales Cuba

So the story goes you haven’t experienced the real Cuba until you’ve  tried a real Cuban cigar, well its easy to buy them in Havana but to go to the source and buy direct from the farmer is the only way to experience the real Cuban cigar. With plans of getting a bus to Viñales …

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Uncategorized Bogota to Cali Colombia

Bogota to Cali Colombia

Lima to Cali (via Bogota) With our new flight booked with Avianca two days ago after a monumental stuff around with Viva Colombia airlines we’re back at the airport and finally embarking on our journey to Colombia. Because of Viva Colombia’s faulty reservation system we’re for forfeiting our time in Bogota and heading to meet …

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