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Traveling Through Time on the Narrow Gauge Railroad

The picture in my head is so perfectly clear: it’s the late 1880’s and the miners pile onto the train with supplies in hand and a hope to strike it big in the prosperous mining town of Silverton. The coal-fired, steam engine twists and turns its way through the snow-capped San Juan Mountains while the steam billows into the mountain air. [Full Story]

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Forced to Face my Fears at the Captain Zipline Aerial Park

I look down and my toes are hanging over the edge of the platform. The yellow sign next to me indicates this is the beginners course, yet I can’t stop my knees from trembling. I’ve been zip-lining in Chiang Mai, but this is completely different. This time, I am in control. [Keep Reading]

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How To Catch Scallops…A Hometown Post

We often get many questions on the mysterious topic surrounding travel blogging… How to get started, what to write about, how to make money etc. As the saying goes, you don’t know what you have until it is gone. We both found this out after we left our hometown in Florida [Keep Reading]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges has to be the most charming city in the world. Cobblestone streets, medieval architecture, canals weaving in and out of the city and decadent chocolate shops on every corner. It truly feels like walking on the set of a fairy tale. [Keep Reading]

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This is How We Roll: Xorbing in Chiang Mai

Ever since the Bachelor episode where Juan Pablo takes the girls rolling down the hill in a giant inflatable ball aired, I’ve been dying to give xorbing a try. While I planned on waiting until we visited NZ, the place where the xorbing craziness all began, I ended up giving it a go [Keep Reading]

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The Struggles of an Un-American Dreamer

It’s amazing what one year outside of the US will teach you. You will learn things about yourself you never knew. Your priorities will change. Your standards will lower. You will grow into someone you hardly even recognize. [Keep Reading]

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3 Days in Paris: Itinerary and Travel Tips

It didn’t take long for us to realize that Paris was going to be the most expensive part of our journey through Europe. Our Google searches went from “Paris itinerary” to “budget tips for Paris” as we started looking for the best (cheapest) way to travel through [Keep Reading]

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Munich Travel Guide: 13 Things You Can’t Miss

After our troubles in Frankfurt and not-so-great first impression of Germany, you might be surprised to hear this ended up being our absolute favorite country that we visited in Europe. I don’t know if it was the perfectly groomed lush green countryside, the fact that drinking beer [Keep Reading]

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Culture Shock: First Impressions of Germany

Germany has been high on both of our bucket lists for a long time. Charlie was anxious to drink beer in the heart of Bavaria and Brittany was more about visiting the Christmas markets, but regardless, we knew it wouldn’t be long before we splurged on a European trip [Keep Reading]

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