Author Archives: c.nunn

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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Travel Tips: How not to get on an elephant

The internet is full of blogs and DIY sites explaining how to do practically everything and anything – but this is more about how not to do something. After an elephant top safari through the Chitwan Wildlife Preserve in Nepal, … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week, 8June12 Nassau, Bahamas

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the warm blue water lapping against the pink sandy beaches of the Bahamas. The biggest festival in the 3,000 plus islands of the Bahamas is Junkanoo, a festival started by … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 14May12 Chitwan, Nepal

This is one of the two genus of elephants that exist, the Indian or sometimes called the Asian elephant -  the other being the African. The easiest way to differentiate between the two is the size of the ears. Elephants … 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 25April12 Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Sanskrit for city of temples, is both the largest religious complex and one of the oldest continually used religious sites in the world. Built in the early 12th century, the entire complex is a microcosm of the Hindu … 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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Learning to scuba dive, what you need to know.

So you want to learn to scuba dive?  Here are some things you should know! Costs: The agency you certify through charges a fee to issue certification cards, learning materials, at minimum a book, at additional expense a video or … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 21Mar12 Bali, Indonesia

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the “Island of the gods” Bali, Indonesia. UNESCO-nominated Jatiluwih Terraced Rice Fields is the backdrop for a newly married Balinese couple. Jatiluwih translates into truly marvelous, and what better backdrop than … 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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