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We're Janice and George Mucalov, passionate travelers who love cruising, hiking, boutique hotels, spas, scuba diving and fine wine – and writing about our adventures. (See About Sand In My Suitcase.)
Browse below for some of our travel highlights; places we know well; and fun and useful information you'll find on our blog.
Planning a luxury trip to Turkey? We’ve visited several times. This Turkey itinerary shares how to spend 14 wonderful days in the exotic country – the best sights, hotels and more!
A mask museum? Botanical gardens? Magical rooftop bars? Visit San Miguel de Allende for more than just art galleries and colonial architecture.
For many of us, luxury Caribbean villas are the dream winter vacation. Find the best Caribbean villa rental agencies here for everything from 1-bedroom beach cottages to 6-bedroom mansions.
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Visiting Cabo San Lucas?
We’ve traveled to Los Cabos dozens of times over the past 15 years. Find scads of info – on everything from the best all-inclusive resort in Cabo (interested in their $25,000 gold-flaked taco?) to the best airport transfers – in our Los Cabos holiday guide.
Dreaming of an African safari?
It was our dream too. We finally made that happen, ogling the “Big Five” in Zambia and South Africa. And because once was not enough, we returned to Africa again for more heart-pumping safari adventures in Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia.
These posts may help you decide where to go:
What cruise to take?
River cruise? Adventure cruise? Luxury ocean-going ship?
Sail away with us (virtually, that is) on these cruises; one might just strike as perfect for you…
Where to stay in Bali?
So many fabulous resorts in Bali. How to choose?
Read this: Beach Lover? Romantic? 14 Best Luxury Hotels in Bali to Suit Your Style