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South Belize Jungles at Cotton Tree Lodge

I recently had the opportunity to visit Cotton Tree Lodge in the Toledo District of southern Belize and y'all, if Belize wasn't on your list before, add it there, pronto. It's true I've never met a developing country I didn't like, but Belize seemed to have a lovely charm about it. The people seemed genuinely happy that…

France Castle Guide to the Loire Valley

If your travel dreams include the French countryside's wineries galore and towering, ancient castles, you're in for a massive treat, my friend. The Loire Valley in France is like the epicenter for your castle-hunting heart. There are over 300 to choose from! (and don't even get me started on all the wineries.) We have hit…

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10 Best (Affordable) Airbnbs in Paris

 My whole "thing" in this world is making sure everyone on earth (okay well not everyone) knows that it absolutely does not have to be out of this world crazy expensive to travel to dream destinations. If I had a slogan of some sort it would be along the lines of "Getting the absolute best for…

Tulum Instagram Spots and Where to Find Them

If you follow just about any travel account on Instagram, you'll know that Tulum, Mexico is a pretty happenin' place right now. It ranks up there with Cappadocia, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Sri Lanka palm tree swing and basically anywhere in Bali. Lucky for Nashville dwelling me, a flight down to Cancun and the…

Houseboat Cruising in Alleppey, India

Something that hasn't seem to have hit social media's radar yet is getting your rear down to the south of India to a town called Alleppey (Alappuzha), located almost at the very southern tip of the country. There you'll find India's Venice: long winding canals and lagoons on which travelers can rent bamboo houseboats and…