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Patti Morrow I am a travel influencer based in South Carolina with: • Over 150 bylines in 35+ print and online publications • Founder of the award-winning travel blog Luggage and Lipstick • Author of the book “Girls Go Solo: Tips for Women Traveling Alone.” • Named one of the Top 5 Mexico Travel Blogs; • Luggage & Lipstick was recently awarded one of “35 Best Travel Blogs for 2021 • She is also starring in the premiere of the new TV series “Destination Takeover” which is scheduled to begin airing in 2022.
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Adventures & Beaches in Tamarindo Costa Rica

Tamarindo, in the Guanacaste Province, on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, is known for its beautiful sandy beaches and strong waves that attract surfers worldwide. The beaches in Tamarindo Costa Rica are also perfect for families. Travelers in search of Costa Rica’s “pura vida” (simple life) lifestyle will enjoy this charming beach town. The town’s excellent […]

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10 Amazing Mexico Ruins to See in Your Lifetime

Mexico was the second international country I visited, in my early 20s, and I’ve been going back ever since (several decades). Visiting the Mexico ruins is one of the reasons why I continue to go back to this county. Each one, whether Mayan, Aztec, or Zapotec, is incredible in its own way, even the tiny […]

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BEST Tulum Instagram & Tourist Attractions

Mesmerizing turquoise water lapping onto pristine sugar-sand beaches, there isn’t a prettier beach anywhere in the Caribbean. Unlike the more frenetic Cancun to the north, Tulum has a more laid-back beach vibe, although it has rapidly gone from a sleepy fishing town to an upscale holiday destination featuring a myriad of eco-chic boutique hotels. With […]

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Things to Do in Romania That Will Blow You Away!

Is Romania Europe’s prettiest country? It just might be.  Enchanting town plazas that date back to medieval times, Parisian-like capital city, rolling hills as far as the eye can see, castles cloaked in the mystery of Count Dracula, craggy mountain vistas, and a seemingly infinite array of fortresses and churches. There are so many places […]

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25 Famous Things in Japan to See in Your Lifetime

Japan is called the “land of the rising sun” because, from China, it appears that the sun rises from the direction of Japan.  Nearly 30 million tourists visit the archipelago of thousands of islands every year because there are so many famous things in Japan to see. The island country offers a diversity of contrasts […]

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Best Chiang Mai Nightlife & Attractions

When it comes to looking for an authentic experience in Thailand, you will find there are many things to do in Chiang Mai that connect travelers to Thailand’s cultural side. It’s a fairly small city located in the north of Thailand, known for its stunning temples, delicious food, elephant sanctuaries, and surrounding natural beauty. It’s […]

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Jaw-Dropping Meteora View: Otherworldly Hanging Monasteries

Perched on the peaks of towering limestone pillars formed millions of years ago, the monasteries of Meteora view is hauntingly enchanting. Constructed during the Middle Ages, Meteora is a marvel of human creativity. The Greek word meteora means “suspended in the air,” and this phrase aptly describes the otherworldly Meteora view. Originally there were 24 […]

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10 Crazy Fun Adventures and Beaches – Krabi, Thailand

Postcard-perfect Krabi is one of the more popular tourist destinations in Southern Thailand and it’s easy to see why… it’s my favorite destination in Thailand! The diversity of surrounding nature is astounding, from towering limestone cliffs rising out of the ocean to pristine jungle landscapes, miles of stunning beaches, natural hot springs, mangrove forests, delicious […]

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Bacalar Mexico: The Jaw-Dropping Gem You’ve Never Heard Of

Bacalar Mexico is often called “the Maldives of Mexico.” Having now been to both, I’d concur that’s an accurate description. The local Mayans call Bacalar the Lagoon of Seven Colors because they say you can see seven shades of blue in the pristine water. We counted them, and sure enough, you can…from the lightest aqua […]

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Best Peloponnese Beaches & Attractions You Must See!

Located in the south of the country, the Peloponnese peninsula is a treat for all your senses. Shaped like a tree leaf, the pristine Peloponnese beaches, charming villages, archaeological sites, mysterious ruins, medieval castles, olive groves, mountain peaks, and vineyards combine to make this region one of the most fascinating places to visit in Greece. […]

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