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Sightseeing tips for St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg, RussiaA few months ago, I was able to take a trip to Finland that extended to incorporate a day trip to St. Petersburg, Russia.

Known as ‘The Venice of the North’, St. Petersburg is filled with splendid palaces, impressive historical monuments, tree-lined avenues and beautiful bridges. It’s a city crammed with historical and cultural associations that creates a refined air of mystery. Continue reading Sightseeing tips for St. Petersburg, Russia

‘Tropical Sailing’ in Florida

As part of my visit to Florida, I really wanted a chance to get out onto the water and experience some fun in the sun. After researching a few options, I contacted Tropical Sailing as they offered a ‘Sail and Splash’ package┬áin Fort Lauderdale that sounded ideal; an afternoon at sea in the Florida heat on board a spacious 50-foot long catamaran before coming to a stop to enjoy the “Aquatic Playground”.
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Photo Essay: The Perfect Tropical Escape to Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande is a small island located off the coast of mainland Brazil in Angra Dos Reis. Surrounded in tropical greenery and boasting picturesque sandy beaches, the third largest island in Rio de Janeiro offers visitors the perfect escape from daily life. With no taxis, no cashpoints/ ATMs and a lack of WiFi or internet connection, it makes an idyllic break (just be sure to withdraw enough cash before you arrive). Continue reading Photo Essay: The Perfect Tropical Escape to Ilha Grande, Brazil