Wanderlust Destinations Blog

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Travel to the cliffs in Negril

I was lucky enough to travel “for work” on a tropical getaway to The Caves Hotel in Negril. What a spot! It is a small boutique resort that is not on the beach, but on the cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The Caves is different and quiet and low key and perfect....

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip, Part VIII

After nearly 2 months of travel, The Big Trip is now complete (sigh). We are arriving home today after a 4-day stopover in Honolulu to visit our nephew Scott who is getting his Masters degree at the University of Hawaii. It was lovely to be greeted by a familiar face...

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip, Part VII

We are in the homestretch of our 2 month adventure, wrapping up the sightseeing in Southeast Asia with a visit to Siem Reap, Cambodia. While the city itself seems like a very popular resort destination catering to Chinese and Korean tour groups, the nearby temples are...

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip, Part VI

Our first stop in Vietnam brought us to the capital city of Hanoi. Quite a change of pace after the rural areas of Myanmar. It is a relatively modern city, with a mix of the western economic influences under the umbrella of the Communist government of Uncle Ho. The...

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip, Part V

This past week's highlight was our time in Inle Lake (still in Myanmar). Imagine the movie Waterworld...it is like that but entertaining. The homes and villages surrounding the lake are built on stilts over the water, as was our hotel room. The fishermen have the most...

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip, Part IV

A couple of days ago we arrived in Yangon, Myanmar, where they speak Burmese. Or we landed in Burma where they speak Myanmar, I am not sure, it seems to depend on who you ask and what time of day it is when you ask. Yangon (formerly Rangoon) is filled with many...

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip, Part III

Since our last post, we visited Adelaide and Kangaroo Island, both in South Australia. Adelaide is known for the nearby wine region where they primarily produce Shiraz. Kangaroo Island lived up to its billing as we saw kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, sea lions, and an...

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip, Part II

Greetings from Tasmania! This island state is full of national parks, wildlife, and wineries. We could have easily spent 2 full weeks on the island alone. Port Arthur holds a treasure trove of history about the convicts sent here in the 19th century and Hobart is a...

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Travel Tuesday – The Big Trip

Our 2-month vacation has begun! After 29 hours of travel from New York to Sydney via Hong Kong (with no delays), we happily arrived at our hotel not far from the base of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Not quite sure what day it is, but our goal for Day 1 was to wander...

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Destination Suggestions – Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island, Canada Vancouver Island, off Canada’s Pacific Coast, is known for its mild climate and thriving arts community. On its southern tip is Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, and its boat-lined Inner Harbour, neo-baroque Parliament Buildings,...

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