Top 10 Most Interesting Places in and Around Cusco, Peru
South America, Trips and Destinations

Top 10 Most Interesting Places in and Around Cusco, Peru

If you think of traveling to Peru, it’s not Lima that first comes to mind, but a quaint mountain town in the Peruvian Andes called Cusco. The region is chock full of mysterious history and incredible archaeological sites with the most mind-blowing ancient secrets. Of course, the top attraction is the world-famous complex of Machu… Continue reading Top 10 Most Interesting Places in and Around Cusco, Peru

White Water Rafting
Accommodation Tips, Camping, Trips and Destinations, USA

How to Vacation in a Yurt in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains is a bucket-list destination for many people. Breathtaking views, clear mountain air, beautiful nature and numerous fun and adventurous activities. What else can you do to magnify your experience of the Blue Ridge Mountains? Well, I will tell you what: don’t settle for a regular hotel. Try something really special ...… Continue reading How to Vacation in a Yurt in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Swimming With Stingrays in Bimini
Sailing Destinations, Trips and Destinations

Bimini. From Dolphin House To Atlantis Road – 8 Cool Things To Do / Sailing Bahamas, Days 2-10

After successfully crossing the Gulf Stream, we were finally in Bimini! Bimini is a chain of islands located about 50 miles east from Miami. It is the closest point in the Bahamas to the continental United States. The population is a bit more than 2000. Bimini consists of three islands – South Bimini, North Bimini… Continue reading Bimini. From Dolphin House To Atlantis Road – 8 Cool Things To Do / Sailing Bahamas, Days 2-10

11 reasons to bring your boat to No Name Harbor, Key Biscayne
Sailing, Sailing Destinations, Trips and Destinations, USA

11 Reasons To Bring Your Boat To No Name Harbor, Key Biscayne/Cape Florida

No Name Harbor is known in the sailing world as a stop not to be missed before going to and from the Keys, as well as a place to wait for a weather window before crossing to the Bahamas. With only a bit more than 40 miles to Bimini, there is no need for an… Continue reading 11 Reasons To Bring Your Boat To No Name Harbor, Key Biscayne/Cape Florida

12 Marathon Restaurants accessible by dinghy and by foot
Eating and Drinking, Sailing Destinations, Trips and Destinations, USA

12 Restaurants in Marathon, Florida Keys, Accessible By Dinghy Or By Foot From City Marina/Boot Key Harbor

Welcome to Marathon, the “heart of Florida Keys”, as they call it. You tied up your mooring lines at City Marina, lowered your dinghy motor, got all set up and now you finally sit down and realize you are hungry… and too tired to cook! But if you’ve never been here, how do you know… Continue reading 12 Restaurants in Marathon, Florida Keys, Accessible By Dinghy Or By Foot From City Marina/Boot Key Harbor

13 things to do in Crete
Europe, Trips and Destinations

13 Things To Do and See During a Road Trip Around Crete

What is Crete - The best way to explore Crete - Heraklion - Knossos - Rethymno - Chania - Samaria Gorge - Village roads and Cretan countryside - Elafonisi - Matala - Olive Factory - Cretan wines. My parents still live in Russia, so we made it a rule to meet and see each other… Continue reading 13 Things To Do and See During a Road Trip Around Crete

Central America, Trips and Destinations

A Complete One-Day Itinerary for Exploring Maya Cities on Ruta Puuc

What is Ruta Puuc - How to plan your trip on Ruta Puuc - Museo del Mundo Maya - Labna - Xlapak - Sayil - Kabah - Where to have lunch on Ruta Puuc - Uxmal There are several routes that go through ancient Maya cities around Merida, but one of the most popular and… Continue reading A Complete One-Day Itinerary for Exploring Maya Cities on Ruta Puuc

Driving Safely From Palenque To San Cristobal Via Ocosingo
Central America, Trips and Destinations

The Most Dangerous Road In Mexico: How to Safely Drive From Palenque To San Cristobal Via Ocosingo

How to drive from Palenque to San Cristobal via Ocosingo - why is this road considered dangerous - history of the Zapatista - two roads from Palenque to San Cristobal - our experience - road blockages - safety tips. During the whole road trip through Mexico, Guatemala and Belize (nearly 3000 km long) only one… Continue reading The Most Dangerous Road In Mexico: How to Safely Drive From Palenque To San Cristobal Via Ocosingo

Painting Boat with Awlgrip
Sailing, Sailing Lifestyle, Useful Info

How To Paint Your Boat With Awlgrip (Personal Experience)

A step-by-step guide of painting our boat with Awlgrip using roll&tip technique. After several months of working on Elysia, we were finally in the yard. We asked a couple of people for the painting estimate and got quoted about $9,000 to $10,000. After collecting our jaws from the floor, we started thinking...