Hello! Is this the first time you’ve visited our travel blog? Not sure how to find your way around all this travel lusciousness? We’ll make it easy for you to begin your journey.
We’re Janice and George Mucalov, passionate travelers who love writing about our adventures close-to-home and afar. (See About Sand In My Suitcase.)
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Here are some posts to help you with your trip planning
Hawaii on your mind?
Botanical gardens. Hiking coastal trails. Learning about monk seals. There are plenty of Kauai activities to enjoy beyond the beach!
Also check out these 9 beautiful Kauai hotels.
Rock these 9+ things to do on Lanai (and get off the grid too).
Traveling to Mexico?
It’s one of our favorite countries to visit! Want to discover the best beach destinations, the most beautiful colonial cities, fun things to do and more?
⇒ See our: Ultimate Mexico Travel Guide
Planning a Cabo San Lucas vacay
We’ve traveled to Los Cabos dozens of times over the past 15 years.
⇒ See our ultimate: Los Cabos Holiday Guide
Visiting British Columbia, Canada
BC is our home! We’d love you to come and visit!
⇒ See our indepth: British Columbia Travel Guide
Dreaming of an African safari?
Africa was our dream too.
We finally made that happen on a “Big 5” safari 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.
We’ve also spent weeks in Mozambique and Zanzibar.
⇒ See our: Africa Travel Guide and Safari Planner
EVA Air | We’ll fly EVA Air Economy again!
Emirates | What’s it like to fly Economy Class on Emirates?
Qatar | What’s Economy Class on Qatar Airways like?
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Hey, did you know it’s illegal to wear high heels at the Acropolis? And 1 in 3 Greeks on the island of Ikaria live into their 90’s! These 100+ facts about Greece are loads of fun.
Daydreaming of a beach escape? You’ll love these prettiest beaches in the world.
Here’s the perfect 2-Week Turkey itinerary for a luxury trip.
Oooh! These 5 top hammams in Istanbul are cat-nip for luxury lovers.
There are so many delightful things to do in Mallorca – from swimming in idyllic coves and hiking ancient donkey trails to touring manor houses oozing history.
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Our heads spin dizzily on the Flam Railway, rated one of “the world’s most incredible train journeys,” as we take in postcard-worthy views of storybook houses, tumbling waterfalls and craggy mountains.
We’re not often impressed by economy airline service. But EVA Air was a bargain and pleasant to fly on 2 international trips. The free hot ginger tea at check-in was a nice touch.