5 Reasons to Visit Dominica This Year

Is the Caribbean on your bucket-list yet? It should be! See why Dominica is the perfect destination for adventurers on a budget.

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Dominica, the beautiful island of the Caribbean located between Martinique and Guadeloupe.  This gem of an island is not the average Caribbean affair: instead, it has become the ideal eco-tourism site for those who wish to spend some energy in the mountains and undeveloped nature.  When you wander the island, you are literally wandering through dense rainforest terrain, up and down mountains, and through volcanic territory.  This fascinating island is home to friendly people, stunning views, and budget adventures.  Check out our top reasons for visiting Dominica!

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From a Reader to an Adventurer: My Path to Becoming a World Traveler

Want to know how I got my start on this life of adventure and travel? Find out how I bounced between the Caribbean, Western Europe, and how I ended up in Spain.

As my first post on this blog about world travel, I thought you might like to know a little about me and the story that I have now interwoven with that of my wonderful husband and travel partner, Pep.  Here on Piggy Bank Travels, I plan to document our adventures and provide meaningful and helpful advice for those trying to live a simple life of adventure like we do!

I have not always lived a life on the road, although it is something I have grown very fond of now.  After traveling so much in so few years, I’ve discovered that I can hardly sit still where I am.  I am always thinking about the next adventure, and I have dreams about packing all our things and leaving town in the middle of the night without a word.  This is not because I don’t like where I live (the south of Spain is quite lovely), but because my incessant need for adventure is like a hunger that is never satisfied.

So how did I come to this place in my life?  Let me share a little bit of my story, and how I came to be bitten by wanderlust.

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