Drunk With… The Emotion Of The Moment! France Wins The World Cup 2018!

Our sunset cruise on the River Seine in Paris was at the same time as the World Cup semi-final between Belgium and France. A Paris sunset river cruise with this silhouette of Notre Dame could have been the highlight of my evening, but we heard the cheer of France’s goal from the restaurants along the river and later on the cruise we saw everyone celebrating … Continue reading Drunk With… The Emotion Of The Moment! France Wins The World Cup 2018!

The Nicaraguan border

Costa Rica With Caravan Tours, part 2

Rio Frío Cruise to Nicaragua, War and… Relaxation It was early in the morning and we were headed to Los Chiles, a border town close to Nicaragua where we boarded a river boat on the Rio Frío (the Cold River). Rolando pointed out howler monkeys and spider monkeys in the trees, caiman in the river, many different types of birds, iguana and other animals. Google … Continue reading Costa Rica With Caravan Tours, part 2

Costa Rica With Caravan Tours

When I showed Dan the small Caravan Tours ad in Real Simple magazine, he immediately began reading dozens of glowing Trip Advisor reviews and, within the hour, we began our way through the booking process for our Costa Rica tour vacation. This would be our first group tour since we like to explore on our own, talk to people, and make spontaneous decisions about what … Continue reading Costa Rica With Caravan Tours

The Gran Hotel

Gran Hotel, Mexico City

The beautiful Gran Hotel borders Mexico City’s Zócalo (main square). You notice how special his place as soon as you enter the hotel! Built in 1899 in the Art Nouveau style architecture, you’ll notice the grand staircase and the eye-catching caged elevators. To give you a better idea, the famous iron metro entrances in Paris are examples of the Art Nouveau style. The glass ceiling … Continue reading Gran Hotel, Mexico City

Take Much Better Travel Photos With Your Smart Phone

Sharing travel photos is a lot of fun, especially when they come out so well, like everyone else’s photos! We love seeing people’s beautiful Instagram posts, their amazing angles, moods and edits. We wanted our photos to be better.

It’s scary how much there is to learn! Our advice is to learn everything slowly, and one step at a time. Here are the apps and the add-on lenses that will transform your cell phone snaps!

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