Author: Bonnie Aleman


Bonnie Aleman is a travel writer who travels the world in search of interesting places and more adventure. She loves meeting new people and sharing travel tips on how to get more value out of travel adventures. She believes that creativity can expand budgets leading to more travel opportunities. Bonnie recently starting blogging and you can follow her at

Manatee Swim 2

Encounters with Manatees in Crystal River, Florida

As the sun comes up over the Bay, a dolphin emerges from the water a few yards from our boat. I am told dolphins and manatees ignore each other, creating a harmonious environment for both to live. I get in the cold water after the boat captain spots some manatee swimming a few yards away from us. The water is not deep and the current is mild. Within a few minutes of being submerged in the water, a full-grown manatee swam directly underneath me. I was able to get a good look at the massive being.

9/11 Memorial in NYC

Reliving the Tragic Events of September 11 at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City

“No Day Shall Erase You from the Memory of Time,” a quote by the famous Roman poet Virgil displays prominently

Romantic Dinging Room at Magnolia Inn in Hot Springs

Savor a Romantic Getaway in Hot Springs North Carolina

Romance is a marriage between the company and the atmosphere. You bring the company, and Mountain Magnolia Inn in Hot

Hard Times Cafe Outside

Hard Times Café, A Slice of Texas in the Heart of Old Town Alexandria

A hot plate piled high with chili, cheese and fixin’s lands quickly on the table at Hard Times Café. I

Tower of Books about Abraham Lincoln

Step Back in Time at Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC

A hush falls over the crowded historic theater as a quiet spoken man, Boston Corbett, dressed in a Union Army

Lake at Mountain Home Exchange

Broaden Your Travel Horizons through Home Exchange

Explore the World The sun glistens through the window, as we awake to the sound of songbirds on our first