Wyoming: Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone was the first National Park in the United States of America and today remains one its most popular. It offers spectacular scenery, geothermal features (including the iconic Old Faithful) and numerous opportunities for spotting incredible wildlife; such as bears, bison and wolves. This article covers our visit to several of the main areas of Yellowstone and encounters with some amazing wildlife.

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Mexico: Quintana Roo – Zöetry Paraiso de la Bonita; Resort Review

As we have matured in years (a.k.a. got old) our taste for the type of vacation we take has developed, particularly as we now travel without the worry of having children in tow. Our preference now is for a more independent style of travel. We look to make our money go further (so we can travel more) by trying to avoid spending money on the luxuries, particularly when it comes to hotels and food. That said, our recent jaunt down to Mexico’s Riviera Maya was spent at Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita, a top-notch, all-inclusive resort.

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Mexico: Quintana Roo – Isla Mujeres

After several days of perfect weather we awoke to a cloudy and blustery morning, that threatened rain. It was not cold so we were still full of joy for the day ahead. Our destination was the small island of Isla Mujeres, a little over 10 miles off the Yucatan coast from Cancún. The Island itself is only four miles long and about 1/2 a mile wide – yes it is tiny but still is home to 12,000 people.

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