I’ll make this one short and sweet. This Thanksgiving I’m thankful for great family and friends, good health, freedom, and the ability to travel with my passport. That little blue book has opened up a whole new world for me …

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After months of anticipation, the day finally arrived. At 7:00 am on a Saturday morning, I flew from Rome to Split, Croatia.  After exchanging some U.S. dollars to Kuna, the local currency, I took a cab to the Kastela Marina …

thetravelsista says:
It’s a fun time. I recommend it. more
thetravelsista says:
It was a great time! The biggest expense was airfare to Europe which tends to... more

Fresh off the heels of Italy and Croatia (and still a bit jet lagged), I went to my first travel bloggers conference, TBEX in Cancun, Mexico. As part of the pre-conference activities, I went on a Cultural Mayaville tour sponsored …

Chanel | Cultural... says:
It looks like you had a great time. During my first trip to Mexico, I went... more

I finished my tour of Italy in the South. I took the Trenitalia fast train from Rome to Naples (about 70 minutes), then transferred to the Circumvesuviana train from Naples to Sorrento (about 1 hour). I had rented a furnished …

Chanel | Cultural... says:
I miss eating pizza (well everything) in Italy. I wish that I had the chance to... more
thetravelsista says:
How cool, we were crossing paths in Sorrento. I was there in early September.... more

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