Once only visited by adventure seekers and historians, Nicaragua has now made its mark on the tourist map. With beautiful coastlines on both sides and 19 volcanoes to visit, a trip to Nicaragua for family travel is just perfect. If you want to plan a family trip to Nicaragua with kids, these were our favorite things to do.
As kids, both hubs and I immigrated to Canada at the age of around 8 years old (not together lol). At that age, of course, you have all kinds of memories of home and for both of us it turned out we were obsessed with English ice creams called 99’s. In those days, there was … Read more Mr Whippy Ice Cream Memories
Latin American churches are truly in a league all their own. Whether you visit South or Central America, you’ll find some of the most beautiful churches in Latin America in many villages or towns. Who built the churches in colonial South America and Central America? Most of the catholic churches in South America and Central … Read more Top Must-visit Latin American Churches
From its humble beginnings as a tobacco town, Durham has always been a power town when it comes to business. Tobacco mills gave way to Black Wall Street and the city has become a hotbed for new young entrepreneurs and developers (we are home to Counter Culture Coffee after all, so we’re well caffeinated!). One … Read more Where to eat in Durham, NC, USA
St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest city in the United States, which means it is full of history, things to do and plenty of amazing places to eat. Whether you want to dine on the beach, in the historic district or where the locals eat here are some of the best places to eat in … Read more Where to eat in St. Augustine, Florida
Clarksville, Tennessee is known as the home of the Airborne Division. Ft. Campbell is the heart of this growing city and fills the streets with pride. Only located about 45 minutes north-west of Nashville, you can find that Clarksville has its own historical and unique southern charm. In this post I am going to take … Read more 10 things to do in Clarksville, Tennessee
Milwaukee lets you stroll along the river, it has many restaurants, and cafes serving tempting foods, and drinks. You can visit the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory and Historic Third Ward. A weekend trip to Milwaukee, the largest town in Wisconsin, can be really thrilling because this city has some of the best restaurants to offer, … Read more 10 Things to eat in Milwaukee
As our 20th anniversary approached, my husband, Joe, and I decided we wanted to get away without our children to celebrate this milestone anniversary. We hadn’t been on a vacation without our kids for 10 years, so this was a long overdue treat, and I wanted it to be as close to perfect as possible! … Read more Where to eat in Aruba in the Caribbean Islands?
A new hotspot along the Caribbean coast, Tulum is a must-do if you are going to visit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. In a short period of time, this small town transformed from a quiet hippie retreat that only a few people knew about into a bustling destination with a variety of restaurants, hotels and commercial activities … Read more Where to Eat in Tulum, Mexico
Lima’s food scene is an eclectic fusion of cultures, mixing Andean ingredients with Asian influence from nineteenth century Chinese settlers. When you’re mapping out your Peru itinerary, plan to spend plenty of exploring the city’s gastronomical scene. Oh, and expect to gain a few pounds, or a tighter waistband, too. It’s worth it! The eclectic … Read more Where to eat in Lima, Peru
Going Nomad – Should or shouldn’t I? As an aspiring nomad, I’ve come across quite a few individuals who discredit this lifestyle, and also say that it’s difficult and amounts to no good. To counter this thinking, and to provide inspiration to myself and other aspiring nomads, I’ve started this Going Nomad : Inspiration Series, … Read more Inspiration Series : Going Nomad
I know that when I travel, one of the allures is getting the chance to treat myself to some good eating. As tourism continues to grow in Colombia, it’s no surprise that Cartagena, the country’s prime vacation destination, is increasingly becoming a foodie destination. This is great since I live here and get to try … Read more Where to eat in Cartagena, Colombia
The foodie scene in Havana is changing rapidly. Since the 90s, private enterprise restaurants known as “paladares” have been growing and creating increasingly innovative dishes. These eateries can consist of a couple of seats in someone’s private home to large venues. These paladares are helping Cuban food regain its reputation for fine cuisine and ensuring … Read more Where to eat in Havana, Cuba
Ever had this happen? Travelled on holiday to a new city and after a fun day sightseeing, dropped into that famous café or bar and got stumped looking at the bar drinks list. Yep, that’s happened to me. What should I drink? What drink is famous in this city? What’s on the list of top … Read more 50+ Popular Drinks you must try in cities Worldwide
I always wanted to do something unusual in my life. I thought that the world was so full of possibilities that it would be a shame to devote the whole lifetime for only one standard life, filled only with one work experience. So when I’ve heard about digital nomads for the first time, I thought … Read more Inspiration Series: Island life nomads
What is Mardi Gras? Or what is Fat Tuesday? The Roman pagan festivals of times long past were integrated into Christian traditions by the Roman Catholic Church and are now part of the festival that is called Mardi Gras. When is Mardi Gras? Or When is Fat Tuesday? Well, depending on the culture celebrating it, … Read more Global Mardi Gras Celebrations and Food
It’s summer somewhere in the world right now! We’re lucky we live on a blue dot that has summer in some place no matter the time of the year; and there are always some nice holiday destinations that are perfect for water sports. My friends and I have put together a list of the best … Read more Top Water Sports Destinations Around The World
What’s for dessert? I love dessert! Don’t you? So I’ve asked a few friends of mine to list the best desserts in their cultures. So here we have it – yummy desserts, Italian desserts, simple desserts, quick easy desserts, chocolate desserts, tasty desserts, light desserts, french desserts, fun desserts, summer desserts. Everything from great desserts to amazing desserts in different countries … Read more What’s for dessert in different countries and cultures?
What’s for dinner? A question as important as asking about breakfast. What’s for dinner tonight? Is there any dinner? What’s easy to cook for dinner tonight? What can we make for dinner? Supper? Wat eten we vanavond? Vad blir det till middag? You cooking up a feast there? Beth sydd i swper? Kin Khao? Kas Vakarienei? We couldn’t … Read more What’s for dinner in different countries and cultures?
What’s for breakfast in different cultures and countries across the world? What’s for breakfast mom? What’s for breakfast darling? What’s for breakfast nan? What’s for breakfast at the cafe? What’s for breakfast honey? I’m hungry. What’s for breakfast? Is there any breakfast? Ever wondered what to have for breakfast? Some of these may be healthy breakfast … Read more What’s for breakfast in different countries and cultures?
Talking about the Appalachian Trail I don’t know who mentioned it first—me or my wife—but on one of our many hikes in the mountains of Costa Rica’s Central Valley someone blurted, “we should hike the Appalachian Trail.” A year and a half later we found ourselves on the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia – … Read more From Expats to Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers
Ever wondered about the most amazing churches in the world? The ones that you have to visit at least once. Here’s a list of the most magnificent, amazing and beautiful churches in the US and Canada from your favorite travel bloggers. 1. St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NYC By Allison from Eternal Arrival St. Patrick’s Cathedral in … Read more Amazing Churches In America and Canada
The North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii has found its middle ground as a place that both tourists and locals love. The one winding road along this part of the island can lead you to so many different experiences – if you know where to look. Where to Relax Pretend to Be a Local Being a … Read more North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii : Things to see and do
You’ve already read the blog about how I found it difficult to get back into a Kayak because my boobs kept getting in the way. But that’s not the only problem I’ve had with having big boobs. My country wants me to go braless Take for instance the fact that bras my size are not … Read more Of bras and things – Travel Stories by women
Bells ringing, childhood memories. The ice cream cart comes to our neighborhood, but here in Bombay it’s kulfi. Sometimes it’s the kulfi man with the basket on his head announcing his arrival. ‘Kulfi-eaah’. As kids we used to run happily for ice cream or kulfi. That instant brain freeze when you bite, the cool feeling … Read more Best local Ice Creams in the World
The year I turned 33 is the year I started to live my life according to my values. Since that time I’ve made huge changes in my life, including quitting my job, moving overseas, starting a new family, and starting my own business as a Career Strategist and Career Coach. Right now we are preparing … Read more Inspiration Series : Fearless Goal Setting – Alison
Many memories from my childhood come from or involve the Irish Hills. The Irish Hills was a tourist trap if there ever was one, but everyone still seemed to love it. I remember my dad being all secretive and telling me and my brother to get in the car we were going for a ride. … Read more Irish Hills, Onsted, Michigan – Memories to visit
Learning languages is fun, but learning a language in it’s home country is even better. Jamie from Crashed Culture talks about immersing herself in Spanish culture to learn the Spanish language while teaching English there. Spanish Dreams Ever since I can remember, I’ve always had the wildest dreams of traveling the world, learning all these … Read more Inspiration Series : Becoming Bilingual – Jamie
Having the odds against you should not stop you from living the life you want. Deines, a photographer and a marketing nomad tells us how she started life in Venzeula and beat the odds to become a freelance marketer and photographer. My Life in Venzeula I’m Deines, I am from Venezuela and I guess that … Read more Inspiration Series : Nomad with a camera – Deines
Aloha! Mahalo for visiting TheWingedFork. Today Leanne from Countries to Go has listed her deets of what you need to know before visiting the state capital of Hawaii – Honolulu in the mighty US of A 😉 Come with or without your keiki or ‘ohana, but you will find much ‘ono here. We welcome you … Read more 10 Things to Know Before Visiting Honolulu, Hawaii
Travel exposes you to the strangest things – apart from discovering wonderful cultural diversity, behavioral differences, and contrary thought processes – one is also exposed to a range of novel and sometimes surprising situations. Take for example when I was in Cardiff a few years ago, and after ordering a Whiskey and Soda in a … Read more Bizarre Travel Encounters – Weird Things People Say