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Santa Tecla Festival of Tarragona | Budget Adventure Travel

| June 4, 2017 | 6 Comments

There are 3 things you absolutely must see and experience when in Spain. The Bull Race in Pamplona Bullfighting in Madrid Annual Santa Tecla street festival in Tarragona, Catalonia I could not experience #1 and #2 (yet!!!) but I know even if I did, I would still enjoy #3, which I did, the most! I […]

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Bunny in a Ford | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 25, 2017 | 3 Comments

Pepper, the Lionshead bunny from Calgary | Traveling with a house bunny in a FORD |

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Oman, an oasis in the desert | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 15, 2017 | 19 Comments

The world as we know it is polarized – Haves & Have-nots, Democratic & Autocratic, Conservative & Liberal, Libertarian & Totalitarian etc. Growing up, I always imagined if there is any place left in this world that follows a middle-of-the-road path to growth, commerce, social welfare, sustainability and environment policy. After I discovered the Sultanate […]

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Architectural Beauty of Fiorenza (Florence) | Budget Adventure Travel

| April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

click on any image below to view large size slideshow and my tips & commentary Because I was in Florence and Pisa for only for 7 hours as part of port of call of the cruise ship, it was a rush job getting through so much. The port town of Livorno is located about 1 […]

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When in Rome do as I do! | Budget Adventure Travel

| April 4, 2017 | 5 Comments

Yes, seriously! I mean it. Especially if you are a first time tourist in this city and have limited time on hand to explore the colossal and historic magnificence of Rome and Vatican City. I will admit, I have never been as enchanted by any city I have been to so far as much as […]

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Navigating with the local Don of Amalfi Coast and Pompeii

| April 1, 2017 | 2 Comments

Michele is a big Don of southern Italy. Meet Don Michele (pronounced MEE-KHAIL-LAA). According to the custom of this region the word ‘Don’ is used as a courtesy title before the name of an important man. As I learnt during my tour, Michele is indeed a very important man in the Amalfi Coast. First, he knows […]

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Barcelona Love | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 11, 2017 | 4 Comments

Other than Miami, the City of Barcelona is the only other place whose architecture has enchanted me so much. I became fascinated with cool designs and architecture after I saw the work of Karim Rashid (with whom I also had the privilege of meeting!). I arrived in the City from Madrid to meet up with […]

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The Cheapo’s guide to doing Madrid in 2 days | Budget Adventure Travel

The Cheapo’s guide to doing Madrid in 2 days | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 8, 2017 | 6 Comments

Travel Adventures | Love These So what’s up with Spaniards and their love for White Bread!!!! Somebody please tell me! Travel Adventures | Cutting Back? Like didn’t they get memo about cutting back on white bread? My #1 CHEAPO advice to all health conscious North American wannabe travelers to Spain – Carry BROWN bread from […]

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The Cuban Idiot Crisis | Budget Adventure Travel

The Cuban Idiot Crisis | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 2, 2017 | 15 Comments

This blog post would normally have been about my honeymoon trip to Cayo Santa María, Cuba. It would have mentioned the great all inclusive resort stay we experienced at the Sol Cayo Santa Maria resort and shown you some lovely photos of the resort and its splendid facilities. I would not tell you that this dude […]

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Navigating with Columbus in Santo Domingo | Budget Adventure Travel

Navigating with Columbus in Santo Domingo | Budget Adventure Travel

| January 31, 2017 | 2 Comments

[Comments/Responses from readers greatly appreciated] August 28th, 2011 In August 2011, we set forth on a week-long all-inclusive vacation in Samana, Dominican Republic from Calgary. These are the stories from this trip. The following images are of the wonderful suite we got. Very clean, warm water always, and top quality room service. We took a […]

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