Posts tagged AwestruckWander
Is It Safe to Travel to Myanmar?

Immediately after Myanmar opened its doors to the international community in 2011, the question on all adventurous travelers' minds, in addition to their excitement, was, "is it safe?" The country had been under strict military rule for nearly 60 years, with all forms of life controlled and regulated. The open doors were certainly promising, but could they be trusted?

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Myanmar Disillusionment: Setting Expectations

Myanmar, a place lost to time, a land of a thousand temples, and a mysterious water world. Fisherman rowing with their feet, long-necked women weaving with the silk from lotus flowers, and ancient temples as far as the eye can see. This is Myanmar, but don’t be disillusioned. While these places are real, this is no longer the untouched land you’ve dreamt about. By the time you’ve finished reading this it will be even less so. Let me explain.

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BVI Yacht Charter Packing List

Congratulations! You’re headed to one of the most beautiful places on earth, the British Virgin Islands, for a sailing adventure that will keep you in awe at every turn. You’ve been dreaming of all the amazing things you will see and do there but now it’s time to figure out what to cram into your suitcase. You’re in the right place because that’s exactly what we’re going to help you with. We’ve broken your packing list into a few broad categories below, however, here are a few important notes before we begin.

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6 Tips to Sail the British Virgin Islands on a Budget

So you want to go sailing in the British Virgin Islands but think it’s too expensive. Maybe you already read our article on the estimated costs of a BVI sailing trip and just can’t swing it. Maybe you want to bring your children along and have to cover their expenses too. Well, the good news is there are plenty of ways you can be creative to make a BVI sailing trip possible for you. Read on as we explore six ways to enjoy a budget friendly BVI sailing adventure.

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Top 8 Snorkel Spots in the British Virgin Islands

When we think of sailing in the British Virgin Islands, we think of four things: awe-inspiring beaches, brilliant sunsets, complete and utter relaxation and epic snorkeling. If you’re like us and love being under the water as much as above it, then you’re in the right place as we break down some of our favorite snorkeling destinations in the BVIs. In our opinion, an epic snorkel destination is one that has a great mix of hard and soft corals, abundant sea life, easy accessibility and beautiful shells to discover on the seafloor. While there are dozens of spectacular snorkeling sites within the BVI, we’re going to keep our list brief and only list our absolute favorites. With that, let’s get to the list!

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Masada: A Must See In Israel

"Masada will not fall again" is not just a slogan, it is part of the Israeli national experience, and the story of a valiant, if ultimately unsuccessful, defiance by a small group of Jewish rebels against the Roman Empire. Built by Herod the Great, the desert location, steep ascent, and elaborate fortifications are just the beginning.

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