Ten Hidden Gems in Ten Countries

Ten Hidden Gems in Ten Countries

On the last post, I shared some of my favorite off the beaten path spots in the USA. It is easy to find those kinds of spots in one’s own back yard as it is more comfortable to take risks and explore. Abroad though, it takes some research, a lot of bravery, and a little luck. Here are ten places around the world which are not well traveled, but will completely blow you away.

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Five Hidden Gems in America

Five Hidden Gems in America

The United States is hands down one of the most amazing places to travel. As the third largest country in the world by size and population, adrenaline junkies, road trip lovers, popular culture aficionados, and even those who are looking for places off the grid will never ever be ‘done.’ This list focuses on that last bit, as I too am a big fan of finding places ‘off the beaten path’ which give me a sense of, ‘hey I did something not often done.’ I am trusting you dear reader, to not ruin these places for me as they are some of my favorites!

 

Channel Islands National Park

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Working Holiday in New Zealand pt.4 – Was it Worth It?

Working Holiday in New Zealand pt.4 – Was it Worth It?

Episode #4 – Reflection Time

Are you worth it silly looking bird with weird feet?
Are you worth it silly looking bird with weird feet?

Where ever you live, at home or abroad, there will always be things you like and dislike about a place. What it comes down to is whether the good out weights the bad or visa versa.  I’d like to share five questions that I ask myself to make sense of this whole experience in an attempt to answer the ultimate question: Was it worth it?

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Working Holiday in New Zealand pt.3 – Things I HATED

Working Holiday in New Zealand pt.3 – Things I HATED

Episode #3 – New Zealand’s Dark Side

You came here looking for the dirt on New Zealand and you will definitely find it. Contrary to what you may have heard, New Zealand is NOT a paradise. 1/4 of all Kiwis are abroad at any given time, and that is not because they have utopia-phobia. Here are some of the things that stuck out to me.

Note: For the good things in NZ go here, and for the things you should know before coming, go here

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