Gypsy Girl

Travel and expatriate blog


Bronte Country, Haworth- England

A day out in Bronte Country, Haworth- England: As the Lake District has Beatrix Potter; the little historic town of Haworth has the Bronte’s. Similarly to the Lakes, Haworth is surrounded by outstanding natural beauty with views of the Yorkshire moors… Related posts: 48 Hours in York, North Yorkshire, England- […]


How Travel Is The Classroom

By Daniel Noll By Travel: the ultimate experiential learning environment? I recently came across an article about experiential learning that featured a list entitled 12 Things You Might Not Have Learned in the Classroom . The principles were adapted… Related posts: Maximize Your Bhutan Adventure Travel with Reputable Travel Agents […]


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And Other Myths About Waterfalls by Mark H. Bloom with Jason Scholder When it comes to waterfalls, I have one question: Does size really matter? The best waterfalls, in my opinion, are those you stumble upon in remote areas. On the Road to Hana in Maui, for example, you encounter […]

I went there so you didn't have to

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The splendour and magic of India

Tips for Tourists Visiting India The Sub continental India is a place of splendor and magic. It is where the majestic Taj Mahal sits and the colorful world of Bollywood exists. However, one could not make the most out of India without knowing even a bit of it. As such, […]


The Trip from Hell

Hell Is Closer Than You Think by Mark H. Bloom with Jason Scholder I’ve been to Hell, and there’s not that much to it, really. The serrated volcanic rocks are still there, providing an overall sense of desolation, but the stench of sulfur has been replaced by a refreshing ocean […]

Is Hell scary? Hardly.

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Be on the look out for a substance that causes serious addiction   #167909339 / gettyimages.com   I went forty-one years in the coffee wilderness, never experiencing that all-consuming craving (okay, addiction) that some – namely my husband (who would mainline coffee straight into his veins if he could get over his aversion to […]


Paradise found at Unawatuna Beach

Unawatuna beach, a paradise worth a visit Unawatuna is located in a coastal town in Galle region of Sri Lanka. The beach is a very quiet place and a perfect location to enjoy the tropical beauty in relative recluse. It is a popular destination for couples. It is also a […]

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Airlines and Ebola: Travel just got deadly 6

What do the Malaysia Airlines disasters, an Ebola outbreak in Eastern Africa, and terrorists have in common?   MH17, EVD, and ISIL. No, it’s not some weird new programming code but a sad day for global travel. I woke this morning, not to news of the Malaysia Airlines disaster (that came […]


Best Roadtrip Movies Ever

To celebrate the release of Tammy we are taking a look at the best roadtrip movies ever! After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother. Tammy starring Melissa… Related posts: 8 movies that inspire travel Films that […]


Recipe: Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi 1

After picking up some fresh Mahi Mahi from the store the other day I got the idea to try and make a restaurant favorite, macadamia nut crusted Mahi Mahi. I’ve never tried it before so I was a little worried it wasn’t going to turn out as good as… Related posts: […]