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13 Reasons why couples should travel together

By Paula Martinelli | Feb 13, 2019

13 years together, 13 reasons why traveling as a couple is the best way to fire up the relationship If I can give one piece of advice to anyone who …

Nepal – The ultimate culture guide

By Paula Martinelli | Jan 21, 2019

My best description of Nepal is a place that offers an explosion of contrasts between the chaos in the cities and the peaceful mountains. This combination can make Nepal tricky and complex…

People of Tibet – Faces of a strong spirit

By Paula Martinelli | Jan 20, 2019

An amazing photojournalism opportunity Have you ever wondered what a proud and a strong spirit looks like in the face of adversity? Travel to Tibet through my pictures and stories of …

Nepal Travel Tips: Everything you need to know before your trip

By Paula Martinelli | Jan 14, 2019

Here are the top tips you need know when planning your trip to Nepal. Make the most out of your vacation by learning these key pieces of information. Nepal at …

Hiking the Himalayas: FITNESS preparation guide

By Paula Martinelli | Dec 13, 2018

The Challenges: As I prepared for my adventure in Nepal I changed my workout and diet plan to accommodate the new challenge. It is a learning process. As a bodybuilding …

12 Reasons Your Next Vacation Should Be Your Best Fitness Goal

By Paula Martinelli | Dec 12, 2018

12 things I learned from traveling that led me to achieve my fitness goal If you are looking for a fitness goal, you found the answer now. Your next vacation! …

Marble Mountain, Danang – a day trip from Hoi An

By Paula Martinelli | Dec 10, 2018

A day trip to the Marble Mountain Danang is a perfect destination for a day trip from Hoi An. Located 45 km (28 miles) from Hoi An, it takes approx.. …

Visiting My Son – Hindu Sanctuary

By Paula Martinelli | Dec 9, 2018

If you have more time in Hoi An, you have plenty of options for day trips such as the ancient Hindu Sanctuary of My Son. It is located 40 km …

5 Take ways on how to find life balance

By Paula Martinelli | Dec 9, 2018

We all travel to some extent. It might be on vacation, for business, for a missionary purpose, to visit family during special occasions, or even for that bucket list trip …

ETHICAL & RESPONSIBLE TRAVELER – A complete guideline every world traveler should follow

By Paula Martinelli | Dec 2, 2018

While the big question for some people is, “How can I change my life while traveling the world?”, for me this questions has become, “How can I make a difference …

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Map of Countries Visited - New 2/2019
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