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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…