All posts by Roger Timbrook

10 Things You Should Know About The Dominican Republic (Not Just Beaches)

​With all the world traveling I have done through the years as a travel blogger, this past Christmas vacation was my very first visit to the Dominican Republic and to say I loved it would be an understatement! Only three hours from New York, it is a tropical Caribbean island filled with intoxicating sandy beaches, […]

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Providencia Island, Colombia: A Jewel In The Caribbean

When it comes to Caribbean Islands, or top places to see in Colombia, hardly anyone talks about San Andres and Providencia Islands (or Isla de Providencia). San Andres is a little overrun by tourism, so you can skip that one. But Providencia, now that is a Jewel in the Caribbean. We chose to spend nearly […]

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Amazing Day Trips to Take from Berlin

12 Amazing Day Trips to take from Berlin

Berlin is definitely one of the best destinations to visit in Germany. Not only is it the country’s capital, but this offbeat city has an equal balance of grit and modernity. With many historical monuments, culinary gems, and vibrant nightlife to experience, time will always be short in Berlin. However, if you get tired of […]

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bay fundy hiking guide

A Guide to Hiking in Fundy National Park (Everything You Need To Know)

Written by: Marissa Evans from Travel-Wise.com What often draws international and national tourists alike to New Brunswick — a province on Canada’s east coast — is the Bay of Fundy. A strip of water between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, the Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world as 160 […]

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environmentally friendly travel options

How to Make Your Travel Environmentally Friendly

There sure is a lot to think about when you’re traveling. Where are you going to go? How will you get there? What will you do for accommodation? Where will you eat? Who will you go with? And so on and so forth. But one thing that’s becoming ever clearer is that we can’t just […]

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Day Hike to Mt. Pamitinan

The underrated gem that is Rizal Province is quickly becoming a go-to destination in the Philippines. A mere two to three hour drive from Metro Manila, travellers are finally discovering its lush environment. Lying on the northeastern shore of Laguna de Bay and perched on the western slopes of the Sierra Madre mountain range, the […]

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chatuchak market guide

Chatuchak Market: Everything You Need to Know For Your First Time

With 15,000 market stalls spread across 35 acres Chatuchak Market is massive. How big is 35 acres? Just a bit over 26 football fields! You may be thinking the sheer size of this place is overwhelming and you’re absolutely right for thinking so. When navigating the world famous souvenir shopping haven, you’re going to need […]

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Types Of Backpacks

Types Of Backpacks: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re just thinking about getting into backpacks, chances are you are overwhelmed with the choices. And if you don’t know anything about backpacks, it can be really hard to choose the right one for your needs. So, we’re here to help! In this guide, you can check out all the main types of backpacks, and […]

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JPEG vs RAW: Which Should You Use?

If you spend any time playing with your camera you might have stumbled across the photo settings. Deep within those settings are things like image size, image ratio and even image format. And, depending on the complexity of your camera, it might have both JPEG and RAW formats for saving your photos. If you have […]

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suitcase repair guide

Suitcase Repair Guide: Fix Anything On Your Luggage (Locks, Wheels, Handles)

If you’re here, you’re either a huge DIY fan or you have a broken suitcase. And I’m willing to bet it’s the latter. Whatever the issue with your luggage is, you CAN fix it yourself. All you need is the proper tools and the ability to follow some simple instructions.  And, if you already have some […]

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