Okinawa: The Japanese Tropics

On May 23, 2013 By

Japan may seem compact but when you add in the 160 islands of Okinawa it seems to stretch endlessly into …

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Little Known Hpa-an

On August 24, 2014 By

Sawtooth mountains, serpentine rivers, grotto-filled caves, and golden stupas peppered throughout…Hpa-an has all the makings of a popular …

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Sadly, the history of African safari has ugly roots in game hunting and exploitation of native land but …

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World Wonder Iguazu Falls

On April 13, 2012 By

Before we started planning our around-the-world honeymoon, we had barely heard of Iguazu Falls. When we found out …

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Our First African Safari

On August 18, 2012 By

We made it to Africa! As the greatest rewards for our 23-hours of travel, we went straight on …

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We’ll admit, when you see ancient temples nearly every day for nine months you can get a little …

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The Big Bangkok Reunion

On August 24, 2013 By

Mike and I are big on traditions and we aren’t going to let them fall to the wayside …

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It’s three o’clock in the morning in Mawlamyine, Myanmar and we are looking for a place to sleep. …

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City Living: Buenos Aires

On April 17, 2012 By

With European-style architecture, top-notch museums, tango salons, Malbec wines, and Argentine beef, Buenos Aires seemed like a good …

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Oh Vietnam. Exotic, picturesque, delicious…you have so much to offer–but boy are you a tough cookie! Our non-stop …

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