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Fabulously Fun Things to do in Cancun with Kids
If you’re used to thinking of Cancun as a playground for adult vacationers, think again. Cancun and neighboring Riviera Maya are also fantastic destinations for families. There are a large number of family-friendly resorts in the area with great amenities and there are a ton of attractions that kids and teens can enjoy if you venture off your resort. Here’s our list of fabulously fun things to do in Cancun with kids. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these links, Wander Woman Travel Magazine may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Choose the Right Family Friendly…
Galapagos on a Budget – Island Hopping Fun
As my husband and I hiked along a volcanic rock formation in the Galapagos Islands, we came within an arm’s reach of a blue-footed booby nesting site. One might have expected the birds to become agitated by our presence, but even the mothers with new hatchlings didn’t seem to notice us. It’s a reaction that’s common from wildlife in the Galapagos Islands and part of what makes it a bucket-list destination. The good news is that this bucket-list expedition can also be affordable. It’s possible to do the Galapagos on a budget with an island hopping itinerary. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase…
10 Exciting Things to do in Costa Mujeres
If you want to visit the hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, head to Costa Mujeres. People are calling it the new Cancun. In less than ten years, ten new luxury resorts have opened in this new resort area located about 20 minutes north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone. Several more are planned or are already under construction. It’s a beautiful place to be and while you’re there, you’ll want to explore. Here are our suggestions for interesting and fun things to do in Costa Mujeres. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these links, Wander Woman Travel Magazine may receive a…
10 Ways to Travel More and Pay Less
Travel is a great way to broaden your horizons, meet new people and get real-life education and experience. Let’s face it, sometimes it’s nice to escape every day life and experience something new. It’s a little miracle when you walk onto an airplane in snowy, cold weather and step off a few hours later in a land of sunshine and palm trees. And who doesn’t want more miracles in their life? Many people would like to travel more, but they’re limited by budget and time. Here are ten suggestions for how you can travel more, use less vacation days and pay less. There are affiliate links in this post. If…
D.I.Y. Isla Mujeres Tour
It’s easy to arrange your own Isla Mujeres tour, but be warned. If you’re going to rent a vehicle, it probably won’t have windows or doors. Most visitors to the tiny Mexican island travel via golf cart. Even if you do manage to rent a regular vehicle, you won’t be able to drive it very fast – thanks to all the speed bumps on the roads. All this aside, a do-it yourself Isla Mujeres tour is a great day trip from Cancun or Riviera Maya and something we have done on several occasions while visiting the area. Here are some tips to help you do it right. There are affiliate…
5 Do-it-Yourself Riviera Maya Excursions
One of the best things about visiting the Riviera Maya region of Mexico is all the amazing places you can explore nearby. Most resorts and hotels have tour desks that offer guided Riviera Maya excursions to the big attractions, but you shouldn’t be afraid to explore on your own. Going on your own can save you money and give you flexibility to stay as long as you want. Here are 5 great Riviera Maya excursions you can enjoy on your own. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these links, Wander Woman Travel Magazine may receive a small commission at no…
10 Free Things to do in Madrid
If you think you can't get anything free in Europe, think again. There are a lot of amazing things to see and do for free in Madrid, Spain! Here are 10 of the best.
Alaska Adventure – Taking the Public Transit Bus to Mendenhall Glacier
There’s an easy way to do things and a hard way. When it comes to visiting Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier on an Alaska cruise, the easiest option is to take the shore excursion offered by the ship. But where’s the fun in that? For those of us who like to explore on our own and save money, there are other options worth considering. On a recent visit to Juneau, my husband and I decided to go with the least costly option – taking the public bus to Mendenhall Glacier. It turned out to be a great adventure.
Things to do in Seward, Alaska
Cruising is a great way to see Alaska. We thought we had Seward port stop all figured out. Until we didn't. When plans fell through for our self-guided shore excursion, we found new things to do in Seward, Alaska.
Travel Rewards – 5 Reasons to Sign up Now!
Guess who's a new KLM Flying Blue member? Signing up saved me money on baggage fees. There are plenty of good reasons to sign up for free travel rewards programs. Here are 5 of them.