5 Unique Things to Do While in Spain

Spain is a vast country with a wide range of local customs and practices. The diverse nature of Spain makes it a perfect country for an extended visit or a study abroad opportunity.  Spain has the Pyrenees Mountains to the north and then a Mediterranean coastline as well as an Atlantic coastline. It has many valleys that are famous for their wine and history, and cities that are known for their festivals.

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16 Unique Souvenirs from Around the World

16 Unique Souvenirs from Around the World

Over the last couple of trips, I have found collecting souvenirs from my travels has gotten harder.  Walking into most tourist shops, it is hard to find souvenirs that aren’t mass produced in places like China.  I wouldn’t mind souvenirs made in China while I am in China but I don’t want to buy souvenirs in Colombia that are made in China.  I have collected some amazing locally made travel souvenirs from my travels around the world.  I asked several of my fellow travel bloggers to share their favorite unique souvenirs.

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Sick of carrying luggage up the stairs? Check out why the status quo changed!

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I have been hunting new carry-on luggage since I started my new job in November.  I want a piece of rolling luggage but at the same time, I don’t have to have to deal with things like dragging it up stairs.  I was recently approached by Naisha Joseph about her new piece of luggage called TraxPack. Naisha and her good friend Richard Braddock have developed a new piece of luggage to revolutionised the luggage industry.  TraxPack removes the struggle of dragging wheeled luggage up stairs.    TraxPack’s amazing new system treats your luggage like a tank and has a handle that is vertical and tilted.  The handle is vertical when on flat ground but it is tilted while going up the stairs.

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My No Plan Plan failed in Yosemite National Park

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I stare at the campsite full sign.  This is the last open campsite in Yosemite National Park, California. My travel without a plan plan just failed.  I am still in shock.  This has never happened before and I was sort of at a loss for what to do.  I could usually find a walk up campsite when I arrived in a National Park.  It was the middle of the week during  late October and I wasn’t expecting camping to be an issue.

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