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Do I Really Need Travel Insurance?

So you are about to head out on that trip of a lifetime with everything planned to the last detail. Pets are cared for, house sitter arranged, contingency plans are set at work for your absence, every last detail addressed … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive And Possibly The Most Disgusting Coffee In The World

You drank what? Those of you who know me know I often rail about the injustices perpetuated upon coffee. From a mainstream retailer over-roasting to the atrocity that is instant coffee. I fully realize there are far more noble causes, … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 11April12 Nicaragua

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to Nicaragua, to the volcanic island of Ometepe in Lago de Nicaragua to see ancient petroglyphs. Although petroglyphs can be found throughout the country of Nicaragua they are heavily concentrated on … Continue reading

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March ’12 Travel Book of the Month Review Michael Levy’s Kosher Chinese

  This month’s travel book review is Michael Levy’s Kosher Chinese: Living, Teaching, and Eating With China’s Other Billion. In 2005 the Peace Corps sent Michael Levy, a kosher adhering  follower of Judaism, deep into China’s heartland to teach english … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 22Nov11 Costa Rica

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is a Violet Sabrewing hummingbird in Costa Rica. Humming birds are among the world’s smallest birds and range from southern Alaska to Tierra del Fuego in South America and the Caribbean. By flapping … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 25Oct11 Costa Rica

  We monkey around in this week’s Travel Photo of the Week, a white-faced capuchin monkey in Costa Rica. These intelligent and adorable little primates were named such by European explorers as their white faces and brown bodies were reminiscent … Continue reading

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Are You Wearing The Right Shoes For Your Adventure?

A guest post by Mer-ee for GW Nunn Adventures I know what you’re thinking… why is a stuffed lion mascot writing about shoes? He doesn’t even wear shoes!  Well I know plenty about shoes, I am packed with them all … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 28July11 Costa Rica

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the misty cloud forests of Monteverde Costa Rica to meet a Blue-Crowned Motmot. Motmots are native to rain forests, cloud forests, and coffee plantations throughout Mexico, Central and South America. … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 17June11 Costa Rica

Northwest of the Costa Rican capital San Jose is Volcano Arenal, one of the world’s ten most active volcanos. Located in the appropriately named area of La Fortuna, this conical shaped volcano rises to a height of 5,358 feet with … Continue reading

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What is a “Mer-ee”?

Not every one is familiar with Mer-ee so I have asked our mascot and favorite travel companion to tell in his own words a little about himself. Mer-ee has been great fun to travel with and has been a great … Continue reading

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