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#WorthTheTrip – Cancun

Chichen Itza

This  past January I was determined to escape the Arctic temperatures even if it meant using my limited vacay days for quick getaway. People with 10 vacays know the PTO struggle. It was also the BFF’s birthday, which further prompted my desire the get out of dodge.  I typically don’t like spending my birthday at home, so I usually push my close friends to do an out of state/ international getaway .  With only 4 short days to play,  our flight needed to be 3-5 hours away which limited our destination  to the Caribbean, Central America or Mexico. We decided on Mexico to check off one of the World’s  Wonders on our bucketlist.

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First Time In New Orleans

Charbroiled Oysters_ Acme Oyster House

About a week ago I went to NOLA, and as I sit here and reflect I wish I would’ve gone sooner. For this milestone birthday I wanted to get out of town and experience the best that Southern/Creole/Cajun  culture has to offer. New Orleans have always been on travel list mainly  because of its food, Mardi Gras and haunted sites.

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When to Say No?

Activists demonstrate in front of riot police outside the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia

Once I make a decision I’m pretty much set in my ways and there’s nothing that you can tell me to think otherwise. The summer of 2013  I decided that I must attend the World Cup in Rio. A few people tried to dissuade and tell me to skip out on this because of the political unrest in Brazil. These days it seems like every nation is going through some sort of unrest but people still travel.

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