Travel Guides

Find travel guides, planning tips, advice, and resources for where you want to go for all the destinations I’ve visited! Everything is sorted by country and/or state for easy searching. Great for dreaming, planning, and making your trip a reality!

The Complete List of US National Parks with Printable PDF (2022)

badlands national park

Nowhere else has national parks that measure up like the United States. No, they’re not run perfectly, but there is a tremendous amount of protected land and incredible outdoor settings waiting to be visited. In fact, you just might be surprised by the variety that’s on the complete list of US national parks. Though there …

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How to Set Up the Al Hosn App for Abu Dhabi Travel

One of the reasons life and travel in Abu Dhabi have remained relatively “normal” is because most businesses in the emirate require proof of vaccination and a recent negative covid test in order to enter. With everyone vaccinated (and masking), risks remain manageable. Like several cities, Abu Dhabi uses a proprietary app to verify your …

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Find Articles by Country

Looking for articles on a particular destination?  You’ll find them broken out by country below, along with the date of my most recent visit listed for reference. Australia (May 2019) Austria (July 2018) Bahamas (January 2010) Barbados (Sep. 2018) Belgium (June 2014) Belize (Mar. 2017) Canada (January 2020) Cayman Islands (Jan. 2010) China (Jan. 2019) Colombia (February 2016) Costa Rica …

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The Complete Guatemala Travel Guide: FAQ to Get You Started

antigua arch with volcano

If there’s one country I know well, it’s Guatemala.  I’ve gone four times (once for six weeks!) because I can’t get enough. From the best-known sites to smaller villages and remote parks, I love it all.  If you’re planning your own perfect trip, you’ll find everything you need to know about Guatemala travel: frequently asked questions plus …

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