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Planet earth has 196 countries, all have amazing destinations to explore. My goal is to explore all seven continents and as many countries as possible. Get travel tips, recommendations and the tricks I use so you can explore planet earth cheaply!

9/11 Memorial and Museum

9/11 became a phrase the entire world would associate with terrorism. Attacks on the USA and caused horrific loss of life in New York City and Washington, D.C. which changed how the entire world operates.  I frequent New York City and have have the...
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Prambanan Temple & Ramayana Ballet

This was my second trip to Indonesia in as many years.  The focus on this trip was Prambanan, a Hindu temple located just outside of Yogyakarta.  Much like some of the other amazing temples in Indonesia, this place is VERY busy.  Interestingly,...
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Merapi Volcano

Merapi is one of 35 active volcanoes in Indonesia.  Straddling Central Java and Jogyakarta, this volcano is has an active and very deadly history. Decade Volcanoes Merapi is one of just 16 volcanoes on the planet that the International...
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Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Central Java, just outside of Yogyakarta.  It was built in the 9th century and today is one of Indonesia's most visited (and photographed) tourist attractions. In 1991, Borobudur made it's place on...
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Taronga Zoo

For almost 100 years, the Taronga Zoo has been home to thousands of animals and countless numbers of tourists.  The Zoo's location is ideal for visitors as it can be reached by car or (more commonly) by ferry from Circular Quay.  My trip started with...
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Plaza Mayor de Lima

The second day of my trip to Lima, Peru found me wandering around the birthplace of Lima.  Once used as a market, bull fighting ring and city gallows it is now a bustling area for local and tourists to enjoy the city center. Plaza Mayor de Lima The...
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Basílica y Convento de San Francisco de Lima

My trip to Lima, Peru gave me another notch "in my belt" - This trip makes continent #6 officially completed!  While I was in Lima, I visited the Basílica y Convento de San Francisco de Lima.  Translated, it is Saint Francis Church and...
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