Comments for TurtlesTravel http://turtlestravel.com Break out of your shell . . . and explore the world! Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:21:59 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Comment on Reassimilation, American Style: Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock by Tamara http://turtlestravel.com/reassimilation-american-style/#comment-2046 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:21:59 +0000 http://turtlestravel.wordpress.com/?p=3712#comment-2046 While there are plenty of things to appreciate here as well, we certainly know what you mean. You really have to work hard to get away from the “pre-arranged choices” and find the real mom and pop, one of a kind spots where there is still community and people who care about both the quality of what they sell and the relationship with their customers. We aren’t ever tempted by all the “stuff” either, and luckily, since we have no “place” of our own, we couldn’t become big consumers even if we were tempted. Thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts!

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Comment on Reassimilation, American Style: Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock by emilyrpshea http://turtlestravel.com/reassimilation-american-style/#comment-2045 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:33:00 +0000 http://turtlestravel.wordpress.com/?p=3712#comment-2045 I have been back in the States for a 2 month visit, and it is definitely overwhelming. So many choices.. but at the same time, I feel like I’m only being offered pre-arranged “choices..” I can get coffee at Panera or Starbucks, I can get my toothpaste at Target, Walgreens or Rite Aid, I can have dinner out at __insert any chain restaurant__. It’s a bit annoying not to see shop owners chilling in their little stores, chatting with every customer.. like we’ve gotten used to in Central America. I can do without all the generic customer service and endless “stuff.” ;)

Hope you can get back “out there” soon enough!

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Comment on Street Art: Cincinnati by shenANNAgans http://turtlestravel.com/cincinnati-street-art/#comment-2044 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:04:30 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=13099#comment-2044 Absolutely Stunning! Its fun to visit your blog, you take us to all the great places. :)

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Comment on Get Dirty Taking a Bath: El Totumo Mud Volcano by Donny http://turtlestravel.com/el-totumo-mud-volcano/#comment-2039 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:07:43 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=13058#comment-2039 The locals say you will look 10 years younger. Not sure about that but your skin does feel pretty nice after getting the mud off. I’ve never been to a spa and had any facial treatment or mud bath but I’d imagine that is how one would feel after a spa day!

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Comment on Get Dirty Taking a Bath: El Totumo Mud Volcano by shenANNAgans http://turtlestravel.com/el-totumo-mud-volcano/#comment-2038 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:41:35 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=13058#comment-2038 Heck Yeah! This looks like Soooooooo much fun! I’d be all over this. :)
Did you feel better for having bathed in that goop? Like was your skin smooth and refreshed?

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Comment on Food for Thought with Gastronomic Nomad by Cyra http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-gastronomic-nomad/#comment-2030 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:32:11 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=13144#comment-2030 Nice to meet you Anna! I am glad you liked it. I am hanging out to get to Australia in a couple of months for general amazing Asian food all round – it really is the second best thing to actually eating Asian food in Asia :) Haha, now I do realise I am lucky to have a mum who is a great cook! I hated it when I was younger (god, why are you feeding me such weird stuff?!) but now I like it and I am always bugging her for recipes when I feel like some food from home (but overseas) :)

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Comment on Food for Thought with Gastronomic Nomad by shenANNAgans http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-gastronomic-nomad/#comment-2028 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:55:58 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=13144#comment-2028 Awesome to meet Cyra, a fellow Aussie. How fantastic to have been on the road for nearly a decade. Jealous. :) Wow, impressed by the foods served in her home, wish my mom cooked like that. LOL! With her on the yummiest food, Japanese is amazing.
As always, thanks for the introduction to another amazing blogger, cant wait to start following her adventures. :)

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Comment on Travel Photo Roulette #83: Summer! by Travel Photo Roulette #84: Candid | Travel Tips http://turtlestravel.com/travel-photo-roulette-83-summer/#comment-2024 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:15:21 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12916#comment-2024 […] writing, editing photos and… entering photography competitions! Two weeks ago, I entered into Travel Photo Roulette #83: Summer hosted by Turtles Travel, and believe it or not, I actually won!! I was really shocked that Heather […]

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Comment on Travel Photo Roulette Round 64: Dance by TRAVEL PHOTO ROULETTE ROUND 65: "THE SEA" - KEEP CALM AND TRAVEL http://turtlestravel.com/travel-photo-roulette-round-64-dance/#comment-2020 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:41:36 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=10510#comment-2020 […] winner of the 64 round was “Turtles travel” and they chose the Theme “Dance”, which was perfect for me, as I was teaching ballet […]

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Comment on How to Save Money to Travel the World: Ten Tips by Laura http://turtlestravel.com/ten-tips-how-to-save-money-to-travel-the-world/#comment-2009 Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:20:57 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=9462#comment-2009 Great tips! I agree with all of them. The most important one is to make difference between your needs and your wants. I also try to book hostels instead of hotels because they tend to be cheaper. I have found a website where I find great hostel deals there. For me it is more important to be on the destination then spending 1000$ on a 5 star hotel and not seeing anything. Here is the link to the website: http://www.reservationcounter.com/

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