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view of hvar on a vacation along the Croatia coast
in Cruises, International, Travel Done Well

An Almost Stress Free Vacation Along the Croatia Coast

Stress-free vacation…aaah…isn’t that what we all strive for. With so much daily stress in our lives, who doesn’t want to leave all their cares behind on vacation. Some of the stress we can control or at least minimize and some we can’t, like airport delays. I was shooting for the “what I can control goal” when I planned a recent trip to Croatia. And I’m…

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portugal vineyards
in Food & fun, Good Eats, International, On the Menu, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

7 Must Try Bites and Sips in Portugal

Portugal is one of Europe’s hottest travel destinations and for good reason. This small country, nestled on the west coast of the Iberian Peninsula, offers travelers a bevy of rich culture, interesting history, and stunning scenery. But one specific aspect of this beautiful country that especially deserves further exploration is the wide breadth of traditional Portuguese food and drink. From the freshest seafood to an…

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photography as one of the ways to learn a new skill on vacation
in International, North America, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Trending: Ways to Learn a New Skill on Vacation

If you’re a seasoned traveler, you may be feeling like it’s the “same old same old” when it comes to your vacations. After all, there really are only so many cathedrals and European capital cities you can see before you wonder what else is out there. If this describes you, you’re not alone and it may be time to think of cool ways to learn…

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top tips for managing belize flights
in Getting There, International, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Top Tips for Managing Belize Flights

Belize is one of our favorite escapes. We love the people, the food, the beauty, and the fly fishing. It is totally relaxing! Plus, there are so many options for things to do and truly something for everyone. You can have a beach vacation, a jungle retreat, a grand adventure,  just relax, or any combination of it all. But, flying to and around Belize can…

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icelandic sheep on the mountain free range
in Good Eats, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

The Story of Icelandic Lamb

Where our food comes from is one of the most important things you should know. And not only the where, but also who is producing the food and are they pouring their heart and soul into that production. I have traveled from Kansas to Belize learning about farmers and food production and recently returned from Iceland. I spent a few days learning about meat, fish,…

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are beaver tails one of the favorite foodie finds in quebec city
in Good Eats, International, North America, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Favorite Foodie Finds in Québec City

Québec City, situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, is one of North America’s most beautiful and historic cities. It’s also a fully established culinary mecca, with amazing local food, a burgeoning wine + craft brewery culture, and tons of hidden gems. After spending a delightful week there for Wanderful’s Women in Travel Summit, here are my top five foodie spots in Québec….

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in Food & fun, International, North America

Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathlon Training and Family Fun

Everywhere we travel as a triathlon family means we must have three things… A bike to ride. A pool for laps or open water. A long distance treadmill or safe area to run outside. Now these items, of course, are for the triathlete. But what about the family? Isn’t the most important point of a vacation the happiness of the whole family? Traveling with a…

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what are activities at anantara si kao
in International, Travel Done Well

5 Can’t Miss Activities at Anantara Si Kao Resort in Thailand

Nestled on the world famous Andaman Sea, without the hustle and bustle of crowded Phuket, lies the unmatched serenity of the Anatara’s Si Kao property. This luxurious jewel of a resort is located in Trang. This is the second most southern province in Thailand on the Malay Peninsula. Anantara believes that life is a journey. The company works hard to curate exceptional and exclusive activities…

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franz josef glacier on new Zealand's rugged west coast
in International, Travel Done Well

5 Breathtaking Sites on New Zealand’s Rugged West Coast

When there’s really only one place left in the world that you want to see before you die, you better believe your expectations are REALLY high… That place for me was New Zealand (notice I say was) and I honestly don’t know why. For years, I’ve had this notion that I simply had to see it AND go bungie jumping. In my mind, I’ve pictured…

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are seeing the gardens one of the must-do's in monaco
in International, Travel Done Well

5 Magical Must-Do’s in Monaco True Luxury Included

Monaco is this teeny tiny country (city-country) surrounded by France, Spain, and the Mediterranean Sea. Known for fast cars, expensive yachts, and, of course, Grace Kelly, Monaco is also packed with history, culture, grandeur, amazing food, and so much to see and do. Only 499 acres in total, the country is one of Europe’s leading resort areas. Although small – it’s actually the second smallest country…

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