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One day my 70-year old mom asked me to join her on a trip to Hungary. The trip was not very successful. Ten years later, we’ve been travelling together ever since. Here are my tips to travel with mom.
I’m standing about 800 km east of Havana, Cuba on a narrow bridge spanning an effervescent jade ocean. In the distance, an iron statue of Ernest Hemingway welcomes me to Cayo Guillermo in the Jardines del Rey archipelago, a 200-km string of tiny islands sprinkled off the northern coast of Cuba.
Some of us allow our fears to hold us back. Then there are the brave souls.
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Mariellen Ward is a Canadian JourneyWoman who lives in India and writes about safety and travel for women on her blog, BreatheDreamGo.
The three biggest fears a lot of people have about traveling in a ‘developing’ nation seem to be bed bugs, bacteria and bad guys.
Journeywoman publisher Carolyn Ray learns about mixes history, culture, and cuisine as she explores the cobble-stoned streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Known as the ‘Spanish Virgin Islands’, Vieques is located about eight miles (13 km) east of the Puerto Rican mainland, and is 20 miles (32 km) long by 4.5 miles (7 km) wide. It’s not hard to tell a tourist from one of the 9,000 locals, who share the dusty streets with horses, golf carts, trucks, scooters and Jeeps.
Whether you’re traveling solo or with others, there are those moments while traveling where you become fully, viscerally aware of how much fun you’re having.