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US Diversity Visa Lottery: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery program by the US government is a means to randomly select 50,000 applicants from around the world for issuance of the Permanent Resident Card or Green Card so that they can live, study and work in the USA. Here are 10 key facts about DV lottery application. Can anyone apply […]

Tips to Choose an Adventure Tour that is Perfect for You

Have you been pining for a vacation? If you have the leaves stocking up in your leave balance, then it is time to put them to good use! Leave all your life’s mundane routines behind and set sail on an adventure of a lifetime. Many people travel in search of experiences that will last them […]

Interview with Brian Setencich for ErikaWithAK

Hello Brian, can you tell us a bit about yourself? Sure, my name is Brian Setencich and I’m currently living in Chicago after spending most of my childhood in coastal Florida. I’m an architect and a travel junky. I take a lot of pride in my work flipping properties and the improvements I’ve seen my […]

New York, New York: Top Five Motorcycle Rides in the NYC Area

Motorcycles and I don’t have the best history together. The last time I rode one, the road decided to turn – and I didn’t turn with it. AA, on the other-hand, has been riding since he was a teenager. Recently, he decided that the streets of Manhattan didn’t look so bad compared to Delhi, and […]

Shymkent, Kazakhstan: My Dear Corner

It’s not easy to write a story that will interest anyone other than your mother. But I have decided to do my best and write about the city where most of my vivid memories took place. Shymkent is one of the ancient cities of Kazakhstan, dating to the 12th century when it was founded as […]

Panama City, Panama: Moving to the Big City

I have lived my whole life in Mexico, but have traveled around the world, sometimes for business, sometimes to learn about some other country or culture, but I’ve never lived abroad for more than three months…until now. A couple of months ago my wife received a big promotion, but one of the conditions was to […]

Interview with Renu Bansal: Co-Founder YepOffers

YepOffers, an international website offering customers promo codes from thousands of merchants that has rapidly increased its operations to more than 20 countries across the globe. The latest addition to the list is Yepoffers.com Australia, which is up and running with more than 120 local and international stores and 1050 coupons and deals. YepOffers.com was […]

Cofradía, Honduras: Chicken Feet and Generosity

There’s not much to do in Cofradía, so one afternoon a week I end up sitting on Norma’s couch. Norma’s house is an entertaining place to be. The TV is always on and loudly talked over. There are dogs, chickens, cats and rabbits running through the main room from one door the other. I’m greeted […]

Turin, Italy: Traveling Around in Comfort

Just like any other Italian city, Turin is an exciting prospect for travelers and culture enthusiasts. Located in the shadow of the Italian Alps, the sophisticated layout of the city and the wondrous architecture provide an alluring setting for those who love to explore. Turin is also a large city, and negotiating its routes on […]

Cabo de la Vela, Colombia: Where to Stay for an Authentic Experience

Having visited Palomino many times, I needed to see some more of Guajira state – so I planned a trip to Cabo de la Vela (the northern part of La Guajira) to see the real spirit of this magical region. To get to Cabo de la Vela, you can take a bus from Palomino or […]