Live Dream Discover https://www.livedreamdiscover.com Well-balanced Living at Home & Abroad Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:41:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Hiking in Puerto Vallarta from Boca de Tomatlan to Las Animas https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/an-inexpensive-day-trip-from-puerto-vallarta-hike-from-boca-de-tomatlan-to-las-animas/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/an-inexpensive-day-trip-from-puerto-vallarta-hike-from-boca-de-tomatlan-to-las-animas/#comments Sat, 12 Aug 2017 04:11:37 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=1202 Note: If you just want the info on hiking in Puerto Vallarta skip to the bottom for the condensed version for tips on this hike more »

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Split or Dubrovnik, Croatia: Which is Best For You? https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/why-we-chose-split-over-dubrovnik-for-our-time-in-croatia/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/why-we-chose-split-over-dubrovnik-for-our-time-in-croatia/#comments Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:09:43 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=4351 As we walked down the stone steps into the cool dark underground room of Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Croatia we instantly recognized the large columns more »

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Exploring the Coastal Towns in Oregon with KOA Campgrounds https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/exploring-the-coastal-towns-in-oregon-with-koa-campgrounds/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/exploring-the-coastal-towns-in-oregon-with-koa-campgrounds/#comments Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:15:35 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6508 When we come “home” to the Pacific Northwest to see family and friends our traveling doesn’t stop. We are in one of the most naturally more »

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Guide To Mexico City https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/guide-to-mexico-city/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/guide-to-mexico-city/#comments Tue, 04 Jul 2017 02:32:03 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=2764 Update May, 2017: It’s been three years since writing our first guide to Mexico City but we are happy to say that we loved DF more »

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What to See, Do and Eat in Beautiful Barcelona https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/what-to-see-do-and-eat-in-beautiful-barcelona/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/what-to-see-do-and-eat-in-beautiful-barcelona/#comments Tue, 30 May 2017 18:50:24 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6435 If you’re looking for a holiday destination full of sun, friendly people, busy streets, and spectacular monuments, Barcelona is the place for you. One of more »

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Southern California Group Vacation https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/southern-california-group-vacation/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/southern-california-group-vacation/#comments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:32:07 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6398 We recently spent two weeks on a Southern California group vacation and we came away realizing there are some pretty big benefits to traveling in more »

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Travelers Choice for Best Hikes in Australia, New Zealand & Africa https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-hikes-australia-new-zealand-africa/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-hikes-australia-new-zealand-africa/#comments Tue, 11 Apr 2017 02:54:25 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6381 It’s time for our final installment of the best hikes in the world. We have covered the Best Hiking in Asia, the Best Hikes in more »

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Best Things To Do In Guanajuato City, Mexico https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-things-to-do-in-guanajuato-city-mexico/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-things-to-do-in-guanajuato-city-mexico/#comments Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:48:42 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6309 Although we have traveled extensively through Mexico over the past few years and have visited most of the major cities in this massive country, somehow more »

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Travelers Choice for Best Hiking in Asia https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/travelers-choice-best-hiking-asia/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/travelers-choice-best-hiking-asia/#comments Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:14:39 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6270 We’ve already asked our fellow travelers for their choice of The Best Hiking Trails in the Americas and The Best Hikes in Europe and now more »

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Escape the Crowds~Excursions from Playa del Carmen https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/escape-the-crowds-excursions-from-playa-del-carmen/ Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:12:41 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6242 If you have chosen Playa del Carmen, Mexico as your holiday destination you will be rewarded with a lively and beautiful beach, an incredible array more »

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Travelers Choice for Best Hikes in Europe https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/travelers-choice-for-best-hikes-in-europe/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/travelers-choice-for-best-hikes-in-europe/#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:29:40 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6205 The first in our series of great hikes around the world was the “Best Hiking Trails in the Americas” and included awe-inspiring trails like the more »

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Travelers Choice for Best Hiking Trails in the Americas https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/travelers-choice-for-best-hiking-trails-in-the-americas/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/travelers-choice-for-best-hiking-trails-in-the-americas/#comments Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:36:35 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6161 With our eternal pursuit of a balanced lifestyle in mind, we often like to incorporate physical activity into our travel plans in an attempt to more »

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Our Top 12 Ways To Save Money In Puerto Vallarta https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/our-top-10-2-favorite-ways-to-save-money-in-puerto-vallarta/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/our-top-10-2-favorite-ways-to-save-money-in-puerto-vallarta/#comments Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:55:21 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=1490 At one time Mexico was known to be a great inexpensive vacation destination but times have changed. True, it is still a much better value more »

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Itineraries For a Day at Xcaret Theme Park, Playa del Carmen https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/itineraries-for-a-day-at-xcaret-theme-park-playa-del-carmen/ Tue, 27 Dec 2016 17:50:41 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6077 Xcaret Theme Park, Playa del Carmen was the first of six eco parks under the Experiencias Xcaret umbrella and is one of the largest theme more »

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Best Restaurants Playa del Carmen, Mexico https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-restaurants-playa-del-carmen-mexico/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-restaurants-playa-del-carmen-mexico/#comments Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:24:20 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=6028 Playa del Carmen, Mexico is a food lovers paradise with an almost overwhelming selection of restaurants on and around 5th Ave. After spending a couple more »

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Experience a Raw Food Detox Retreat in Thailand https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/experience-a-raw-food-detox-retreat-in-thailand/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/experience-a-raw-food-detox-retreat-in-thailand/#comments Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:47:28 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5921 “We’d love to experience a raw food detox retreat in the Thai mountains. That sounds like heaven!”   For the first 24 hours the vegan more »

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10 Most Beautiful National Parks in Thailand https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/10-most-beautiful-national-parks-in-thailand/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/10-most-beautiful-national-parks-in-thailand/#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 19:03:47 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5897 When thinking of Thailand most people envision tropical white sand beaches or ornate Bhuddist temples but this exotic country is also home to many remarkable more »

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How to Prepare for Your First Ever Travel Abroad https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/how-to-prepare-for-your-first-ever-travel-abroad/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/how-to-prepare-for-your-first-ever-travel-abroad/#comments Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:23:56 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5887 Preparing for an epic travel adventure can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time to visit a foreign land. You’ve booked more »

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Discover the Best of Bohol, Philippines https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/discover-the-best-of-bohol-philippines/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/discover-the-best-of-bohol-philippines/#comments Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:09:00 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5792 The beautiful and friendly Philippines is made up of more than 7,000 islands so a visit to this country requires some serious planning. On our more »

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Top Ways to Stay Fit While Traveling https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/top-ways-to-stay-fit-while-traveling/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/top-ways-to-stay-fit-while-traveling/#comments Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:40:47 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5738 If you are long term readers of Live Dream Discover you will know that we are always trying to achieve a healthy balance of work, more »

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Ultimate Guide to the Banaue Rice Terraces https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/ultimate-guide-to-the-banaue-rice-terraces/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/ultimate-guide-to-the-banaue-rice-terraces/#comments Sun, 05 Jun 2016 17:10:11 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5676 For years I’ve dreamed of visiting the famed Banaue rice terraces of Ifugao in the Philippines. These rice terraces are commonly known as the “8th more »

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Two Days of Fun and Romance in Bangkok https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/two-days-fun-romance-bangkok/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/two-days-fun-romance-bangkok/#comments Tue, 17 May 2016 22:56:46 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5612 So you and your partner have two days in Bangkok and you want to know what to do? For many, the answer would be an more »

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Semuc Champey: An Adventure Worth Every Bump and Bruise https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/semuc-champey-an-adventure-worth-every-bump-and-bruise/ Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:40:08 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=1753 If you like nature, adventure and adrenaline pumping experiences then you will love taking a tour to Semuc Champey, Guatemala! Incredibly, we did not originally more »

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7 Fun Ways to Help the Environment and Live Green https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/7-fun-ways-to-help-the-environment-and-live-green/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/7-fun-ways-to-help-the-environment-and-live-green/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:05:48 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5541 April 22, 2016 marked the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. Beginning as a US grass roots movement it soon evolved into a Global event which more »

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Healthy, Delicious and Easy to Make Fish Taco Recipe https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/healthy-delicious-and-easy-to-make-fish-taco-recipe/ Fri, 15 Apr 2016 22:26:19 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5520 We love fish tacos and have savored them in many places around the world including the mother of all tacos (Mexico) and the birthplace of more »

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Ziplining in Angkor, Cambodia with Flight of the Gibbon https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/ziplining-in-angkor-cambodia-with-flight-of-the-gibbon/ Sun, 10 Apr 2016 22:37:01 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5496 “Flap your arms and fly like a bird!” he yelled as I soared above the treetops of Angkor Park. This was not our first time more »

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10 Days in Paradise: Palawan Island, Philippines https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/10-days-in-paradise-palawan-island-philippines/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/10-days-in-paradise-palawan-island-philippines/#comments Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:05:41 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5414 First let me say that 10 days on Palawan Island in the Philippines was just enough time to give us an insatiable thirst for more. more »

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Visiting the Guatemala Mayan Ruins of Tikal https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/coyotes-in-flores-and-monkeys-in-tikal/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/coyotes-in-flores-and-monkeys-in-tikal/#comments Sun, 06 Mar 2016 17:47:45 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=1789 The Surprising Island of Flores Like most people, our plan was to use Flores as a base for exploring the ancient Guatemala Mayan ruins of more »

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A Peak at Our First Month of 2016, Location: Thailand https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/a-peak-at-our-first-month-of-2016-location-thailand/ Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:27:31 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5362 Wow we’re already one month into 2016!   Less than four years away from 2020, which is a date that felt so far in the more »

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Best Koh Samui Beach and More Top Tips https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-koh-samui-beach-and-more-top-tips/ https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/best-koh-samui-beach-and-more-top-tips/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:03:13 +0000 https://www.livedreamdiscover.com/?p=5290 If you’re looking for the best Koh Samui beach plus more great things to do in Koh Samui, Thailand you’ve landed in the right place! more »

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