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One Month in Cordoba, Argentina

October 2019 found us in Cordoba, Argentina’s second-largest city. We had just spent two months in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital ...
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Stranded on the Road in Peru

As we left the breathtaking oasis of Huacachina, Peru to head to Arequipa, we had no idea that we would ...
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Is The Ugly American Dead?

We’ve all heard about ugly Americans. Tourists from the U.S. who talk too loud, wear garish clothes, compare things in ...
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/ / Thoughts
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Is a Land-Based Galapagos Trip Right For You?

Have you dreamed of visiting the Galápagos Islands? I certainly did. It was right at the top of my bucket ...
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The Bottom Line: Our 2018 Full-Time Travel Costs

You may be wondering what it costs to travel the world full-time. I think you will be surprised to learn ...
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Press One for English

Steve and I are pictured above with English language students in Strasbourg, France. There is nothing like foreign travel to ...
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Oops! Did We Do That?

Many years ago I was picking out pastries in a bakery in Paris with my older daughter Stephanie.  When the ...
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Travelers’ Little Helpers: Our Favorite Services and Apps

There are many helpful services and apps that are making travel easier and more affordable than ever. Although we aren’t ...
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Lessons From Airbnb

In this post I will share some of our Airbnb experiences and the lessons we learned from them. If you ...
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/ / Airbnb, Practical Stuff
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These Are a Few of My Favorite Scenes: 2018

During the eight months that we traveled in Europe during 2018 we’ve taken thousands of photos. As you might expect, ...
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/ / Europe, Experiences