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Mallorca Spain in Pictures

Hey All, I don't remember how Mallorca became a place I wanted to visit but after leaving Portugal I decided the first leg of my month long journey should be very relaxing before all the hustle and bustle began. Mallorca was the perfect place for those dreams and she did not disappoint. I really enjoyed Mallorca and can see it being that one annual summer vacation spot.   Places to Visit /  Things to Do: Royal Palace of La Almudaina…

Lisbon Portugal in Pictures – 15 Hour Layover turned day trip

Hey all, I kicked off my month long Europe tour with Spain. My flight on TAP Portugal resulted in a 15 hour layover in Lisbon Portugal. I decided to make the most of the layover by exploring the city.  Adventurous and eager to explore, I turned my 15 hour layover into a fun and exciting day trip. This day trip will leave you exhausted but you will absolutely enjoy exploring Lisbon. Destination: Lisbon Portugal Continent: Europe Currency: Euro Language: Portuguese…

Travel Plans: Where I Am Going in 2017

I only had 2 concrete trips planned at the start of 2017, and honestly it did not seem blog post worthy so I decided to spare you all. I also was not sure if I wanted to post my travel plans considering there are a lot of uncertainties with them. Eventually realized travel plans change and I can always update you all as needed. Where I have Already Been: Lagos Nigeria (February 2017): My grandma turned 80 so there was…

Johannesburg South Africa

Hey all, The much anticipated blogpost about my 2 week trip to South Africa, Belgium and the Netherlands is finally here. It took longer than was necessary because my photos kept crashing while I was editing (if anyone knows a fix for this please let me know). Anyway excuses aside here is part 1 of the trip. Destination: Johannesburg, South Africa Currency: South African Rand Languages Most Spoken: English, Zulu and Afrikaans Location: Africa Thanks to a glitch fare earlier…

Travel 101: Websites For Booking Travel Deals

Hey guys, I've had a couple of people ask me what websites I use to find flight deals,  here are a few of my personal favorites, in no particular order. The Flight Deal Secret Flying Fly 4 Free Air Fare Spot Escape Houston Google Flights In addition to these sites here are some general tips: Glitch fares do not last long, the last flight I booked was gone within 2 hours of being posted. If you find an amazing deal…