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Cyber-Shop to Support the Florida Keys this Holiday Season

Cyber-Shop to Support the Florida Keys this Holiday Season

Did you start shopping yet?  Enjoying the Cyber week deals? Have you had a chance to order my annual Stay Adventurous Travel Calendar, the 2018 Florida Keys Road Trip? It not only makes a great gift but it also is a chance to support the Hurricane Irma Relief efforts in the Florida Keys. On each […]

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The Saturday Farmers Market at Noordermarkt

The Saturday Farmers Market at Noordermarkt

One of the joys of city life is the weekend Farmers Market. Ironic perhaps, but all major cities seem to have wonderful markets filled with produce from the country, from the farmlands.  Amsterdam is no exception and the Boerenmarkt op de Noordermarkt (Farmers Market in Noordermarkt) is one of these exceptional markets. An Organic Farmers […]

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Three Surprises at the Market in Oaxaca

Three Surprises at the Market in Oaxaca

On each and every new trip to a city, certain adventures always rise to the top of my to-do list. One is a walk and after I strolled the streets of Oaxaca on Sunday, I decided to make sure I performed another “must” the following morning. I headed straight to the main market, Mercado Benito Juarez, […]

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The Central Market, Guatemala City

The Central Market, Guatemala City

You might not find the market at first; it almost seems hidden. The Mercado Central or Central Market of Guatemala City fills up a few square blocks yet you need to know where to look. You need to look down. A two minute walk from the ‘parque central’ (the main square), the main market in […]

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The Floating Flower Market of Amsterdam

The Floating Flower Market of Amsterdam

A stroll across the canals or even a walking tour of Amsterdam offers visitors (and locals) a chance to experience many markets. Some are Saturday only, others every day, and some date back hundreds of years. The Floating Flower Market, the only one of it’s kind in the world, is open daily. Bloemenmarkt, it’s Dutch […]

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Mercado Municipal Mazatlán, Mexico

Mercado Municipal Mazatlán, Mexico

The main market, the Mercado Municipal in Mazatlán covers an entire  square block and is just a few steps from the central down town church. It’s outside the main tourist area, the Golden Zone, and also is not just for tourists. Here, you get a chance to see more than the typical “prepackaged” items. The […]

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Greenmarket Square in Cape Town

Greenmarket Square in Cape Town

One of the oldest squares in Cape Town, Greenmarket Square can be found just a few blocks off Long Street in the center of the city.  On one end of the street, I stayed at the Westin on the other end I found the perfect Royale with Cheese burger. And if you head to Cape Town […]

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Why I love Mexico: Rutas de Mexico

Why I love Mexico: Rutas de Mexico

For those that know me, know I love Mexico.  The romance, the music, the adventure, the history, the culture, the cuisine, the cervezas… Ah, the list can continue and continue.  Essentially it can go on for an entire blog post; there are many more than seven reasons. But I know Mexico, do you? I lived […]

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