9 Budget Friendly Things to do in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan Del Sur is a popular favorite on the backpacker trail through Central America, but because it's gotten a bit touristy, it can be expensive. Here's our favorite things to do there for super cheap (or free!). Don't break your budget on a stop through here, and instead use this guide to have a great time.

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Trekking and Paragliding in the Himalayan Mountains

While visiting McLeod Ganj in the Himalayan mountains, we went on a half day trekking trip to the top of a mountain, camped there for the night, and then paraglided down the following morning. This was one of the most adventurous things we have done while traveling, and was a memory of a lifetime.

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Kayumanis Ubud – a Luxury Villa in Bali

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When I decided to visit Bali, I knew I had to experience a private villa with a pool. As a luxury traveler, I try and search out the best luxury in the world. Kayumanis sets a gold standard when it comes to providing luxury villas. From 24 hour butler service, private pools, high tea, gourmet food, to the level of service they provide – it is all 100% luxury.

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One of the best things about booking a private villa is that it is just that, private. It is not the same as booking a hotel room – it has a door and you walk in and there are two buildings and a pool. It is like having a house, but at a resort.

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In one building you have this amazing outdoor style living and dining area with a kitchen. You have a TV and…

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Here’s Why You Should Attend Festivals In India !!!

In India, a Festival is called Utsav originates from the Sanskrit word, Utsava which means "Removal of Sorrows" or " Removal of Griefs" it plays a significant role in our Culture &  Country.In India, it is stated your travel experience is not complete without experiencing festivals.   The diverse and different types of festivals that are … Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Attend Festivals In India !!!

Sshh… The Most Beautiful Beach I’ve Set Foot on Is Zanzibar’s Best Kept Secret.

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I take off my slippers, feel gently the white sand beneath my feet

Is Pwani Mchangani a beach? Seems more like where heaven and earth meet.

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A thousand shades of blue shimmer in my eyes

When other waters I described as magical blue, it feels like I lied.

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Men with sun-darkened faces and hats pedal by

“Hakuna Matata” is their mantra and the way they say hi!

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My East Africa trip didn’t go as I had hoped

To go on safari in Kenya or Tanzania, I was too broke.

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But the surprises began when I saw Mt Kilimanjaro from my flight

And on Pwani Mchangani, I met the famous Masai tribe.

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They speak English, carry cell phones, even go by an Italian name

It wasn’t the culture I imagined, but it is real life all the same.

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We all move and search for an easier means to live

And for these Masai folk, tourism on Zanzibar’s beaches gives.

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At low tide, we…

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Time Travel Tuesday – Blogging Reflection

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As the end of the year approaches, I’ve done some reflecting in the little snippets of down time here and there.

I’m also a few weeks out from my one year blogiversary.

So my travel back in time this week isn’t into the distant past, it’s to the beginning of 2016.

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You can find my very first post HERE

A year for transition.

A year to press outside comfort zones, a year to grow, and to a year to figure out who I was outside of motherhood.

I pressed, I grew, but I do not know if I’ve still figured out enough to give a solid answer to the third part of the above statement.

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One of my goals for the coming year was to get a passport and use said passport.  The process has been started and I will be stepping out of comfort zones next year by embarking on…

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