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My name is Jeannie Mark

I’m a mid-lifer who quit a growing corporate career to reawaken my passions — and forge a life set by my own rules.

4 Years of Travel

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How to Have an Authentic Italian Holiday

Is Italy on your bucket list? Well, we cannot blame you! It is one of the go-to destinations for many people, and there is so much to explore! From food to wine, architecture to history, this is a favorite for many seasoned travelers. If you plan to travel to Italy anytime soon, keep on reading and learn from some of our suggestions on how you can have a one-of-a-kind vacation.

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April 4th, 2017|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

5 Incredible Cities for Culture Vultures

Traveling is an opportunity not only to have a break from the daily grind, but this can also be a good way to discover and immerse yourself in an unfamiliar culture. Looking for the next destination to explore? In this post, we will have a rundown of some of the best cities you might want to include on your bucket list.

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April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

5 Best Places in Asia to Watch the Sunset

Sunsets are beautiful and calming. Nothing beats the joy of watching the sun go down and seeing the clouds change in color. Not all sunsets, however, are the same. They are more captivating in some places, including in the Asian destinations that will be mentioned in the rest of this post. 

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April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

Vaping Whilst Travelling – What You Need To Know

Many people may be thinking about booking their summer holiday at this time of year – as it gives us something to aim towards while we’re trying to traverse through the chilly winter months. We all have a different idea of the perfect holiday – some of us may want to go skiing whilst others may prefer an adventure holiday. But, no matter where you’d like to go, it is important to get lots of information about the destination beforehand.

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February 12th, 2017|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

5 Pieces of Street Art to Visit in NYC

New York City is full of street art, some famous and some not-so-famous. The famous pieces became so because of their creators, the zeitgeist they represent, or the statement they make when put in a certain setting. You’ll find that the city is full of painted walls and free-standing sculptures to view and peruse. Some pieces stay put, while others are always changing as new artists come along to make their mark on New York City’s ever-changing art landscape. Following are five pieces of street art to visit when in NYC.

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January 18th, 2017|Categories: Hipmunk|0 Comments

Outdoor Activities: Cardiff Versus Bristol

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Cardiff and Bristol are two very similar sized British cities located 44 miles apart, either side of the River Severn.

Bristol’s reputation as a key merchant trading centre reached a peak during the height of the British Empire, when Cardiff was little more than a village.  But following huge investment over the last 30 years, the Welsh capital of Cardiff is expected to sustain a population rise of 26% by 2034.

The rivalry of the two cities is most apparent during football derbies between the two cities, where it’s fair to say there has been little love lost through the last few decades.

More recently, both cities have become booming tourist destinations, each attracting thousands of visitors each year.  Cardiff Bay has a stunning marina, while Bristol’s Harbourside redevelopment has revitalised the entire city centre.

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December 9th, 2016|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments