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Bratislava Travel Guide: The Best Things to do in 48 Hours

Bratislava Travel Guide: The Best Things to do in 48 Hours

Centrally located between the more well-known cities of Budapest and Vienna, visitors to Central Europe should not miss the often-overlooked town of Bratislava. This charming city is vibrant and full of history. And bring your camera since there are so many fabulous...

A complete 10 Day Costa Rica Itinerary: the Best Things To Do

A complete 10 Day Costa Rica Itinerary: the Best Things To Do

Preparing for my Costa Rica adventure, I couldn’t find a Costa Rica itinerary that included everything I wanted to do -- so I created my own!  This 10-day Costa Rica itinerary includes adventure and relaxation. It can be modified if you’ve got less time or prefer to...

The Best Sunflower Fields in NC to Visit – 2021!

The Best Sunflower Fields in NC to Visit – 2021!

Nothing says summer like seeing fields of beautiful sunflowers! They make me smile. My Instagram and Facebook feeds light up every July with glorious photos of these golden beauties. I see people stage their baby photos, engagement, wedding shoots (how do they time...

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Bratislava Travel Guide: The Best Things to do in 48 Hours

Bratislava Travel Guide: The Best Things to do in 48 Hours

Centrally located between the more well-known cities of Budapest and Vienna, visitors to Central Europe should not miss the often-overlooked town of Bratislava. This charming city is vibrant and full of history. And bring your camera since there are so many fabulous...

11 Best Souvenirs from Slovakia

11 Best Souvenirs from Slovakia

Don’t forget to bring home some souvenirs from your visit to Bratislava! Here are the best souvenirs from Slovakia (for yourself or your friends and family): One item you’ll repeatedly find on this list is alcohol. Please keep in mind any limits imposed by your...

Where to Stay in Costa Rica: Arenal Springs Resort Review

Where to Stay in Costa Rica: Arenal Springs Resort Review

As we walked into the lobby, we were greeted by a valet holding a silver tray with tropical drinks and cooling towels. We were invited to sit and relax in the spacious reception area before checking in. Welcome to Pura Vida! Welcome cocktails! A visit to Costa Rica...

A complete 10 Day Costa Rica Itinerary: the Best Things To Do

A complete 10 Day Costa Rica Itinerary: the Best Things To Do

Preparing for my Costa Rica adventure, I couldn’t find a Costa Rica itinerary that included everything I wanted to do -- so I created my own!  This 10-day Costa Rica itinerary includes adventure and relaxation. It can be modified if you’ve got less time or prefer to...

About The Common Traveler

Raised as a third culture kid living in South America and Europe, Annick caught the travel bug early. Now that the children are gone, but still saving for retirement, she enjoys traveling in an affordable way and wants to share those ideas.

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