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9 Reasons Why I Want to Return to Riga Latvia

Reasons to visit Riga Latvia

While this article isn’t an exhaustive list of things to do in Riga Latvia, nor a cultural summation, it is a teaser; just enough of both to entice you to learn more about this Baltic country – because in a sense a teaser is all I got as well. But believe you me – I want to return. Here’s why.

2019 Holiday Gift Guide – Best Gifts for Travel Lovers

Best Travel Gifts for 2019 and 2020

This 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Lovers travel-tests Western Rise merino, Wiivv custom insoles, Performance Lab supplements, SleepPhones, The Airhook, Eustachi, KeepGo mobile WiFi hotspot, Let’s Roam scavenger hunts, and Remote Much travel career manual.

This is the Best Way to Visit Newfoundland

How Best to Visit Newfoundland

In this article I discuss the best way to visit Newfoundland (spoiler alert: it’s by boat), along with insights into the history, language, and culture of Newfoundland.

7 Travel Mistakes I Made in Guatemala

7 Travel Mistakes I made in Guatemala

Here is the tale of my recent trip to Guatemala, which I cancelled and left half way through. While I made many travel mistakes (some old, some new), the real mistake was….well, I’ll let you read the post to find out!

Where to Eat in Antigua Guatemala – and More!

The View from the Cross in Antigua Guatemala at sunset

Antigua (where I spent almost a month) has the highest concentration of excellent restaurants and coffee shops of anywhere I’ve been! Here’s where to eat in Antigua Guatemala, along with things to do and where to stay.