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India Travel Tips

India can and will chew you up and spit you out if you let it. I have compiled a list of India travel tips for the India 1st timer and ...

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Video Series: Traffic in India

Traffic in India has to be one of the most chaotic, confusing, rule less, if not dangerous forms of traffic in the world. Worse than the whizzing motorbikes of Saigon ...

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Weird India

Sweet, weird India where have you been all my life? In my ever expanding series of weird things and places, I am attempting to recount all the glorious weird I ...

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Bitcoin and Travel

Bitcoin and travel are perhaps my most favorite things right now and believe it or not they have a wonderful symbiotic relationship. I am starting my own tour company (finally) called Peregrine West Tours and starting your own anything doesn’t come cheap. That’s why when I started researching all the places I could use my already […]

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Quick and Dirty North India Tour From Delhi

I have been travel blogging a really long time and finally put together a Quick & Dirty North India Tour from Delhi. This is a short tour to see the sights of North India in 9 days. It’s going to be a lot of fun and I am going to be your personal tour guide […]

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Big Fat World Does Concierge Tours

My life long dream to take people overseas is now a reality! I just started my very own tour company called Peregrine West. It’s my intention to take travelers to off the beaten track countries for most Americans, specifically India, Thailand, Vietnam & Turkey to start. Peregrine West is a concierge tour company which means […]

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Vietnam is Communist?

Vietnam is communist? When one travels to Vietnam, you are not immediately struck with over emphasis of it’s current communist government. Vietnam is not considered one of the axis of evils but this booming country’s communism runs deep and wide, albeit a little watered down.  You don’t have to travel in fear here like some […]

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Top Things to do in Belize

Welcome to Belize, a true Central American melting pot. Belize is home to a host of tribes and ancestries that I have seldom seen anywhere. Let’s see you have: Kriol, Maya, Garifuna, Mestizo (Spanish + Native American mix), Mennonites (Cousins of American Amish) & Western expats. Whew, that’s a lot for a country of less […]

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India Travel Tips

India can and will chew you up and spit you out if you let it. I have compiled a list of India travel tips for the India 1st timer and seasoned /unseasoned traveler. India was the 40th country I have ever been to and I still hit a couple rocky patches. India can test even […]

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Top 5 Underrated European Cities

When it comes to great places to enjoy your precious time away from work, Europe is on the top of my list. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a romantic retreat with that special someone, relax and unwind on the beach or explore some of the world’s greatest museums, Europe really does have it all! Paris, […]

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Why You Should Visit Tampa

It’s that time of year when you want to go on holiday, when the ground is frozen and your skin is pasty white. Why should you visit Tampa, Fl? Why not? Based on the eastern coast of Florida,  the sun is always bright, and the temperature warm!  There’s absolutely no reason for you not to […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Antalya, Turkey

Antalya is a burgeoning Turkish city on the southern Mediterranean coast, an hour and change plane ride from Istanbul. Known for its terrific exchange rates and long warm summers, Antalya is a hot ex-pat site for UK’ers as well as a smattering of other vacationers from the US and Europe. Antalya is a terrific city […]

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Thailand – 5 Must Do Thailand Experiences and Places

Thailand is a tourist dream land combining of tropical islands, delicious food, elephant rides and beachside, moonlit parties. You can have a varied experience in Thailand ranging from the luxury of a resort to the adventure of jungle trekking. Being easily accessible from Australia, a Thailand tour is a great trip away. If you haven’t […]

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