Tina

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About Tina Paul

As far back as I can remember I was adventurous and wanted to see the world. The first time I traveled outside the country was with Keith just after high school graduation. After that, I was hooked. Throughout my career I was just like many of you, I wanted to work less and travel more. Keith and I made early retirement a reality. Now, I am here to help you retire early and find the inspiration to venture out and see the world.

A Spotlight on Croatia’s Amazing Northern Istria Coast

We recently traveled from Zagreb to the northern part of Croatia’s Istria peninsula and visited some lesser-known cities. We visited Trsat, Rijeka, Lovran, and Opatija. This one-day trip was spectacular and was possible because we took a private tour with Zico tours. Region of Trsat Our first stop in Istria was in Trsat which is [...]

2018-08-29T14:21:21+00:00By |

Zagreb Croatia – An Amazing Timeless City that Cruises Miss

This post is written in collaboration with Expedia.ca Zagreb Croatia, an Amazing Timeless City that Cruises Miss Many people dream of visiting Croatia. When people tell us the cities they visited, Zagreb typically isn’t one of them. Most of the time, people visit Croatia from a cruise ship which means they only see the popular [...]

2018-08-28T07:49:49+00:00By |

The Panama Canal, a Rare Man-made Marvel You Must See Now

Many Americans dream of visiting the engineering marvel of the world, the Panama Canal. It's no wonder because it's one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The only way to truly comprehend this amazing feat is to experience it first hand. Keith and I recently took a Panama Canal cruise. It was not [...]

2018-08-10T17:46:06+00:00By |

Intercontinental Hotel San Juan Puerto Rico Where Paradise is Found

The Intercontinental Hotel San Juan in Puerto Rico is a special place to stay. For Keith and I, hotels are not just a place to sleep. When we travel, we spend a good portion of time at our hotel. Therefore the hotel stay becomes a part of the whole travel experience. It can be difficult [...]

2018-06-29T16:40:22+00:00By |

Old San Juan Puerto Rico, 5 Incredible Things to See and Do

If you are planning to travel to old San Juan, you are in for a real treat. Located on the northern coast of the island, San Juan is an architectural, social and cultural dream. Old San Juan became a city almost a century before the Mayflower landed in what is today Massachusetts. San Juan is [...]

2018-07-04T02:02:11+00:00By |

Cartagena Old Town – Explore the Magic and Charm Now

If you love sultry, cobblestone streets and colorful colonial buildings, as I do, you will love old town, Cartagena. Old town Cartagena is a well-preserved city lying within several, kilometers of centuries-old colonial stone walls. Old Town Cartagena is a UNESCO World Heritage site with balconies covered in bougainvillea and many Catholic churches. It was [...]

2018-07-04T02:21:17+00:00By |

Take a Walk on the Wild Side in the Rainforest of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the hottest vacation and adventure travel destinations in Central America. But, Costa Rica offers more than beautiful beaches, great sunbathing and surfing. It is home to some of the most colorful and exotic flora and fauna in the world, making it one of the most bio-diverse regions on earth. There [...]

2018-06-03T15:43:41+00:00By |

AncestryDNA How I Discovered an Amazing New Family

AncestryDNA Do you ever wonder where you came from? I mean beyond the stories told to you by relatives. Do you wonder where your ancestors were living 500 years ago? I became very curious after my parents died. I was the youngest of four children. My siblings and I were going through our parent's house deciding [...]

2018-09-06T16:14:11+00:00By |

Fenway Park Tour in Boston – Americas Most Beloved Ballpark

If you want to know where the heart of Boston is then you have to head to Fenway Park. For Bostonians, baseball and their beloved Red Sox run a close second to God. Baseball for Red Sox fans is much more than a pastime; it is an integral part of life. A Tiny Blonde From [...]

2018-03-19T16:08:25+00:00By |

Ring of Kerry Ireland – Remarkable One Day Ultimate Drive

Diving the Ring of Kerry in County Kerry Ireland, we felt like we were in a James Bond movie. We were driving on the wrong side of these very narrow, winding roads. If you like to get off the beaten path and take in small towns, you will love the Ring of Kerry. The complete [...]

2018-01-17T13:45:54+00:00By |