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My 25 Favorite Books For Traveling

25 book recommendations that are great for traveling OR will inspire you to travel. I once read a quote that said: "Books are the training weights of the mind". Whether you are reading a lighthearted, fun story or a heavy book packed with knowledge, you are allowing your mind to explore, learn, grow, and escape …

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Australian Wildlife Photo Diary

Some of my favorite photos I've taken of Australian wildlife. Because Australia is such an isolated continent, and has been for millions of years, its wildlife has developed in such a unique way. 87% of Australia's mammals can ONLY be found in Australia. 93% of its reptiles, 94% of its frogs, and 45% of its …

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22 Fun Things To Do In Brisbane

A list of some fun things to do in Brisbane, the sunny capital city of Queensland.  No trip to the massive, sunny Australian state of Queensland would be complete without stopping in Brisbane.  Founded in 1825, Brisbane is full of history and is the third-largest city in Australia. Though Brisbane is a big city, it …

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12 Best Foods To Try In Australia

12 classic foods to try while traveling in Australia. Australia is an incredible country, but it is not famous for its food. Many local favorites are just adaptations of British food, and the climate and landscape varies so much around Australia that it's hard to have a consistent national cuisine. Most of the country is …

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The Struggles And Triumphs Of Hiking Volcán Acatenango In Guatemala

The challenging yet insanely rewarding experience of hiking Volcán Acatenango, near Antigua, Guatemala. Hiking Volcán Acatenango was one of the hardest things I've ever done. It was also one of the most beautiful, mesmerizing and unforgettable things I’ve ever done, so the physical and mental struggle was worth it. After spending a month in Guatemala, …

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