Category Archives: Beaches

Top 5 reasons why Sri Lanka will be the next “it” destination

Scott said that the key to a great vacation spot is that it leaves you wanting more.  I definitely feel like Sri Lanka fits that bill.  We had a 24 hour layover in Sri Lanka on our way to India, … Continue reading

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Maldives – Keeping Locals and Travelers Separated

In a couple of weeks, Kelly and I leave for a week of rest and relaxation in the Maldives.  The Maldives are a chain of over 1,100 islands located in the Indian ocean, south of Sri Lanka and India.  These … Continue reading

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Why the show, the Bachelor is a guilty pleasure of mine

I know you guys are going to publicly flog me for writing about this show on our blog, but I’m going to do it anyway.  I love the show, the Bachelor, which airs on ABC.  As you can guess, one … Continue reading

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This Week in Travel – January 28, 2011

India is Emerging as an International Sports Powerhouse.  It’s not just Cricket anymore. Tim Leffel Provides Tips for Packing Light.  The article gives some great pointers on packing everything you need for a two week trip into one carry-on bag. … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka

Have you seen Anthony Bourdain’s travel show?  Well the one place he went to that looked like he would rather pack up and quit the show than stay another minute, was Sri Lanka.  Now grantide, there was a civil war … Continue reading

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This Week in Travel: November 5, 2010

As you can tell from the lack of posts recently, this blog is sometimes operated on island time.  Here are a few links to get you to the weekend. Who wants to buy an island? Or you could just go … Continue reading

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Marshall Islands, where is that?

Today I decided to pick another random country to write about.  I set off to spin the desk globe yet again, and finally landed on the Marshall Islands.  Another place that I’ve never heard of.   The island chain is near … Continue reading

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