Monthly Archives: January 2013

Slovakia is one of the top ten destinations to visit in 2013 according to Lonely Planet. Although it is recommended for its folk culture, hiking and skiing are by far the biggest draws. Which is what drew me in. I wanted to find a place to hike mega miles to celebrate a mega birthday, and this small group hiking […]

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Deemed one of the best destinations to visit in 2013, according to Lonely Planet, for its “wonderfully preserved folk culture.” Skiing and hiking are currently the biggest draws to this relatively young country, specifically to the twenty mile mountain range running across the northern border which attracts serious skiers. But quieter countrysides with rolling hills and medieval villages are […]

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According to Lonely Planet, Sri Lanka is #1 of the top ten countries to visit in 2013. Having visited in the fall of 2011, I heartily agree! The country is on the fast track to mending and welcoming tourists back now that their 30 year civil war is over and the destruction from the 2004 tsunami has […]

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