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What to do in Mérida with a Focus on Traveling Local

December 2, 2021 No Comments »

things to do in merida

Sometimes we overlook the things that are closest to us – it’s human nature. And maybe that explains why I overlooked Mexico in lieu of further-off, more exotic locations. But when I finally reached into the drawer to dust off my passport for the first time since the pandemic, I decided Mérida Mexico was the […]

It’s Christmas Every Day in Seiffen Germany

November 23, 2021 No Comments »

Nutcrackers lined up Christmas every day

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer Sherry Spitsnaugle. I met Sherry S at a Denver event and found out that she was a travel writer! So not only does she have a cool name, but she also has a way with words! All […]

Getting to Wrangel Island in the Arctic Just Got Easier

October 22, 2021 No Comments »

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You’ve cruised to the Caribbean, around the Greek Islands, down the Danube River in Europe, and maybe you’ve even made it to Antarctica – what’s left for you in the cruising world? Why not head north, waaaay north; high above the Arctic Circle lays Wrangel Island. It might just be the last new place on […]

Travel Insurance in COVID Times: How to Make Sure You Are Covered

October 19, 2021 No Comments »

travel insurance and covid

Sponsored Content I’m getting ready to take my first international trip since February of 2020, and I realized that I’m not very prepared to do so. After 20 months of only traveling domestically – I’m out of practice. I’m specifically rusty on the continuously changing COVID testing rules, as well as the changing world of […]


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