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How to Travel to Cuba as an American

How to Travel to Cuba as an American

Cuba has been off-limits to Americans since 1960 when a trade embargo was put in place. This essentially made Cuba completely off limits for Americans. Europeans and travelers from nearby countries have been freely traveling to Cuba for decades and finally it is much easier for Americans to visit this northern Caribbean island. Recently things…

How to Plan a Layover in Nairobi

How to Plan a Layover in Nairobi

Nairobi is a great city for a layover. There are a lot of amazing sites near the city center and the only thing you will need to worry about is that terrible Nairobi traffic. On my flight from Kilimanjaro to Kigali I purposely planned a long layover in the city. I had roughly a 10…

Borobudur Temple Sunrise

Plan the Perfect Borobudur Temple Sunrise

The island of Java is located between Sumatra and the always popular island of Bali in Indonesia. It is a popular stop for anyone visiting the country that is made up of more than 17,500 islands. The capital city of Jakarta is located in Western Java but the entire island is packed with incredible sties….

FlyNYON Miami Review: Flying High Over South Beach

FlyNYON Miami Review: Flying High Over South Beach

One of my favorite ways to see a city is by air. Aerials of cities offer a unique perspective but shooting photos through the windows of a plane or helicopter don’t often produce the best photographs. Reflections in the glass and restricting space take away from the experience but that is where FlyNYON Miami comes…

Sleeping at the Rim of an Active Volcano in DR Congo

Sleeping at the Rim of an Active Volcano in DR Congo

The State Department advises citizens to “avoid all but essential travel” to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Australian government has the DR Congo on the “do not travel” list due to the possibility of confronting armed groups within the park. Luckily, these rangers will have your back during the trek. It goes without saying…

Planning a trip to Antarctica: The Ross Sea Expedition

Planning a trip to Antarctica: The Ross Sea Expedition

Have you ever wanted to plan a trip to Antarctica? Well after visiting more than 100 countries and 6 continents an Antarctica expedition has been at the top of my list. Planning a trip to Antarctica takes time and research to find the best company to book this trip of a lifetime. Luckily, my friend…

Nantucket Weekend Guide

NYC to Nantucket: A Weekend Guide to the Island

I’ve been traveling to the Cape and Islands since I was a kid. Nantucket has always been a favorite place to getaway in the summer and now that I call New York City home that hasn’t change. The only thing that has changed is the ease of driving down from Boston vs New York. Heading…

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