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Fear Destination Revealed

We all have at least one place in the world we would like to travel to, and/or experience, but are too apprehensive for whatever reason. Whether it deals with money, legitimate fears, or both. Mount Everest is that place for my wife and I. We enjoy hiking and summiting peaks, but at a lower elevation. … Continue reading Fear Destination Revealed

U.S. Passport Basics

You must have a U.S. passport to travel outside of the U.S. and U.S. Territories. To obtain a passport you should become acquainted with the process to make it as smooth as possible. Receiving your passport does take time, it is not something that can be done quickly, even if you pay the expedited fee, … Continue reading U.S. Passport Basics

Happy Valentine’s Day

An Italian Culture Valentine’s Day has always been an important day for Italians. Love is portrayed all over their beautiful country on a daily basis, most places you will see lovers so entwined they are inattentive to the world around them. The Italian culture is full of love. In Italy, Valentine’s Day is the most … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day

Travel Personalities – What Type Are You?

There are many different types of travel personalities. Knowing which one(s) you and any companion(s) are will help guide you to experience the world to the fullest. The world is gigantic and can be overwhelming. There is just too much to see, to see things that don’t interest you, don’t make your heart sing, or … Continue reading Travel Personalities – What Type Are You?

Winter Playtime

When winter sets in, and the cold temperatures become monotonous, people tend to travel to warmer places to get out of the cold, and kick the cabin fever feeling to the curb. People want to get outside and enjoy the sun - - without the winter nipping at their exposed skin. I can understand that, … Continue reading Winter Playtime

Fact or Fiction – Is Vacation Sex Better?

So what’s up with all the talk about vacation sex? Why do couples find it more enticing and exciting than sex at home? After much research, personal experience, and deliberation, this is what I came up with. People are generally in a great mood when on vacation. Combine that with the excitement of new surroundings, … Continue reading Fact or Fiction – Is Vacation Sex Better?

Key Phrases to Know Before Traveling Abroad

There are many key phrases that travelers should learn how to say prior to traveling to another area that speaks a different language than you. Helpful hint: If you feel that you are not fluent with the key phrases, write them down in a little notebook, and carry it with you. Make sure that each … Continue reading Key Phrases to Know Before Traveling Abroad

Bells Canyon to Lower Waterfall Hike

September 2015 Sandy, Utah DISTANCE: 5 Miles RT (Round-Trip) ELEVATION GAIN: 1,500 feet ROUTE TYPE: Out and Back HIKING TIME: Allow 3-5 hours FEATURES: the lower reservoir, beautiful plant life, fish and animals, and the lower waterfall OVERVIEW: Bells Canyon Trail to the Lower Falls is a 5 mile moderately trafficked, out and back trail, … Continue reading Bells Canyon to Lower Waterfall Hike

Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?

Many people may not think that there is a difference between a traveler and a tourist, because in the dictionary these two words are listed as synonyms for one another, but there is actually a  difference. You are probably wondering how could there be a difference when a tourist travels to other locations just as … Continue reading Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?