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Posts from the ‘United States’ Category

Serenity on Maui’s Big Beach

Where was your most serene moment?

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction (Among the Joshua Trees)

The moon is up over One Tree Hill...

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy (A Hawaiian Sunrise)

High above the stark volcanic landscapes of Haleakala National Park, a blinding sun rises dreamily through the clouds.

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Insta-Summer!

The 2nd post, in our quarterly series, via Instagram.

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Miami Contigo: 72 Hours in South Florida

Enrique Iglesias is on the radio, for what seems like the 5th time in just as many minutes. Is Bailando a hit all over the world, or just here in South Florida...

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Travel Memory: Hawaii

Reliving three memorable weeks on Hawaii's Oahu, Big Island and Maui in 2008

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The Breakdown: Texas

Driving into Dallas from the airport reminded me of driving home from the airport in Calgary. The landscape, plethora of low rise strip malls and structure of the roads were almost identical. Then as we got closer to the city, Dallas started to feel more like Mississauga…until we noticed the absolutely massive big box stores, malls and Tex Mex restaurants all over the place.

What to say about Texas?

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His and Hers RTW Packing Lists

One of the biggest goals for our time in Texas, was to shop and get all geared up for our year of travels. It was a teensy bit stressful trying to get everything done in one week, but it all came together in the end.

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Stereotypes… “solid” impressions of others.

Traveling changes you, and stereotypes are one of the first things that are out of the window when you are exposed to different cultures. Stereotypes, what are stereotypes? They are qualities assigned to groups of people related to their race, nationalities, sexual orientation and so on.

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The Postcard: Seville, Dublin, Cuba and Hawaii

Argentina has tango and Spain has flamenco. Attending a show in Sevilla was definitely on the top of my list of things to do, and it did not disappoint. The skill of the dancers was so amazing. They moved so fast, their feet were nothing but a blur. Sevilla was also one of my favourite cities to visit. Walking around the city was fantastic, with lots of history, beautiful architecture and cozy cafes.

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