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Tortoise Time in the Galapagos

WRITTEN BY: MEGAN KOPP Disclosure: This post may contain Affiliate Links. Time on land and in the water plus a small ship to call home equals the perfect combination for exploring the Galapagos Islands. Today, it’s tortoise time on Isla Santa Cruz! Ready, Set, Go Galapagos We started our tortoise tour by visiting the Charles

Gearing Up for the Galapagos Islands: Finally!

WRITTEN BY: MEGAN KOPP Disclosure: This post contains Affiliate Links. Thirty years ago I dreamed of going to the Galapagos Islands to snorkel with sea lions, walk past nesting blue-footed boobies and trip alongside giant tortoises. You know what? Dreams do come true. Making a Plan and Checking It Twice Boat or land tour? That

Exploring Northern Spain: The Painted Caves of Cantabria

WRITTEN BY: MEGAN KOPP Disclosure: This post contains Affiliate Links. Cave paintings – they are history, art and exploration all rolled into one sweet package. How could we come to northern Spain and not check out some of their painted caves? First up, the star of northern Spain’s painted caves – Altamira.   The Cave

Exploring Northern Spain: Fuente De

WRITTEN BY: MEGAN KOPP Disclosure: This post contains Affiliate Links. Zipping up close to 700 metres (2300 feet) without breaking a sweat sounds like heaven. Indeed, the cable car at Fuente Dé is a little slice of bliss. Exploring the hiking trails of Picos de Europa in Northern Spain just got a whole lot easier!

Ireland’s Hill of Tara

WRITTEN BY: MEGAN KOPP Ireland’s Hill of Tara. For the life of me, I don’t know where I first heard about it. It could have been mentioned in a book or covered in a documentary. All I know is that while visiting Dublin, I wanted to learn more. What better place to start than a museum

Falling in Love With Guanajuato, Mexico

WRITTEN BY: MEGAN KOPP It was love at first sight as the taxi emerged from the maze of underground tunnels which spilled out onto the streets of Guanajuato, Mexico. In the twilight glow, the colours softened to warm buttery yellows, burnt oranges and tranquil blues. This is what we came to see. A Gilded Beauty

Baja’s Cave Paintings: An Overview

WRITTEN BY: MEGAN KOPP When friends suggested a mule-supported camping trip to explore the over 2000-year-old rock art in the isolated, sparsely populated region of Baja’s Sierra de San Francisco, we had just one question. When?   Let the Adventure Begin We didn’t ask how long it would take to travel there. We didn’t know the laughs