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Photographic Proof That Greece Has The Best Sunsets 

Life is full of beauty, is up to us to find it… I feel so peaceful every time I look at the pictures I took in Greece. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a sunset this beautiful! Stunning sunset views, whether you are in Athens or in Santorini, the views are simply unbelievable. When you experience something so simple, yet so mesmerizing it allow us to reflect on the things we take for granted. Think about it: for locals in Santorini, they watch the same spectacular sunset every day. Do you think they appreciate it? or simply ignore it? – Mariella Athens Mykonos Santorini About The Author Mariella Molestina Noboa The art of saying “Yes!” can take you far away. Many people pass on opportunities for many reasons, one of them being fear. Through my life I’ve encounter many people that forget to live the present for something that might not even happen in the future. If you are constantly waiting for the right time to finally do something, like fulfill your life dream, you …

Ancient Athens: What’s Left 

📍 Athens, Greece ✈️ Arrive at Athens International Airport (ATH) 🏨 Stay at Electra Palace Hotel   ☀️ When to go? April – July or September – October 🍴Must Try: Tzatziki – Souvlaki – Giouvetsi with Veal (Orzo) The Acropolis The Parthenon Theatre of Dionysos  Porch of the Caryatids Temple of Olympian Zeus Hadrian’s Arch  Temple of Hephaestus About The Author Mariella Molestina Noboa The art of saying “Yes!” can take you far away. Many people pass on opportunities for many reasons, one of them being fear. Through my life I’ve encounter many people that forget to live the present for something that might not even happen in the future. If you are constantly waiting for the right time to finally do something, like fulfill your life dream, you are going to spend most of your life waiting. My name is Mariella and I created this blog as a source of inspiration for others to believe they can live the life they always pictured. The secret? Believe you can and take action. The world awaits!

The Amazing Wildlife of The Galapagos Islands

Discover the many amazing animals that live in the Galapagos Islands: 1. The Galapagos Tortoise Scientific name: Geochelone nigra Did you know: The Galapagos giant tortoise spends a large part of the day grazing in small groups , feeding on a wide range of vegetation, from grasses and flowers to cactus fruits. (Via arkive.org) Also, Galapagos giant tortoises keep growing for 30 or 40 years to almost 5 feet and weigh around 500 pounds. 2) Sea Lions Scientific name: Zalophus wollebaeki Did you know: Juvenile Galapagos sea lions are chestnut brown in colour and measure around 75 centimetres at birth. (Via eol.org ) 3) Marine Iguana Scientific name: Amblyrhynchus cristatus Did you know: The marine Iguana can dive up to 9 meters (30 ft) into the water. (Via wikipedia.org) 4) Land Iguana Scientific name: Conolophus subcristatus Did you know:  Land iguanas share a symbiotic relationship with the islands’ birds, who find a food source in the parasites that live on the iguanas’ skins. (Via ecoventura.com )  Marine Iguanas often wear distinctive white “wigs” of salt expelled from glands …

This is Miami: What To See & Do

📍Miami, Florida, USA ✈️ Arrive at Miami International Airport (MIA) or Fort-Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) 🏨 Stay at SLS Brickell – 1 Hotel South Beach – Mandarin Oriental -EAST Hotel     ☀️ When to go? February – July  🍴Must Try: Miami’s Authentic Cuban Cuisine (Versailles Restaurant)  🚲 Bikes Available for rent via Citibike Miami   1.Wynwood Walls – No visit to Miami is complete without stopping by Wynwood Walls. Located in Wynwood neighborhood. Each wall has it’s uniqueness! 2. Perez Art Museum – If you like art, this is the place to be. The Perez Art Museum focuses on showcasing famous artists from all over the world and their art work. Enjoy exhibitions all year around. For more information, visit their website at http://pamm.org 3. Freedom Tower – During the revolution, many Cubans left their country and head towards starting a new life in Miami. Upon arrival, cubans needed to check-in to the Freedom Tower. Also, did you know this building was the tallest building in Miami? 4. Little Havana – A piece of …

Guayaquil Top Attractions

📍 Guayaquil, Ecuador ✈️ Arrive at Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Airport (GYE) 🏨 Stay at Hilton Colon Guayaquil  ☀️ When to go? January to June 🍴Must Try: Locro de Papa, Pan de Yuca, Seco de Pollo, Llapingacho  🍸 Best Bars: Vento Rooftop – La Paleta in Las Peñas  Guayaquil, the city I once called home. I grew up and lived in this city until I was 18 years old. When the time to go to college arrived, I moved to Miami in the United States. As a world traveler, I can tell you that Guayaquil is not Ecuador’s main tourist destination. Ecuador has it all: beautiful tropical islands, the highlands, a gorgeous coastline and the amazon jungle. But if you find yourself in this city with no clue on what to do, here are my recommendations. You can tour the entire city in only two days! Guayaquil’s main attractions include the following: 1) Malecon 2000 – Spend the day walking across the Malecon 2000. This waterfront boardwalk located in downtown Guayaquil is what the city …