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Day Trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan

The beautiful views of green farm land became difficult to see when the sky suddenly became dark, very dark, perhaps even darker than we had ever experienced before. Before we knew it the sky opened up…

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Exploring the Spreewald in Germany

As the East German buildings became more interspersed and the lush greenery started to take over, my shoulders dropped and I began to relax. When I spotted cows outside the train window I became more and…

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Going to Church on Easter Island

As I dipped my fingers into a shell filled with holy water, I stood for a moment at the doorway making the sign of the cross and taking in the church interior which was simply decorated…

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Winnifred Beach, Jamaica

Winnifred Beach in Jamaica’s Portland Parish (northeast) has a very special vibe to it, unlike any other beach we’ve ever visited. It was lively, had ample shade and was filled with welcoming locals. After we…

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Being Vegan in Ireland

Food isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind upon the mention of Ireland and even if you do think of traditional Irish food, it usually comes to mind only after images of lush green…

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Sleeping at the Dublin Airport

I should have known that my evening in the Dublin airport would be eventful when the excelerator in the bus that had picked me up in Sligo suddenly stopped working about a mile away from…

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Things to Do in Strandhill, Ireland

Strandhill is a small community located just outside of Sligo Town on the west coast of Ireland. Perhaps most popularly known for its surf, Strandhill lies along the Wild Atlantic Way and sits at the…

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We’ve been to Hell and back!

We piled into the car and could already feel that this was going to be a hot day. My Grammie insisted on sitting in the backseat despite our numerous offers to sit up in front. She…

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Sisterhood of the World Blogging Award

We were nominated for a Sisterhood of the World Blogging Award!  We are very honored and thankful to Amanda Burger of burgerabroad.com Wait, what is this?… The SOTW Blogging Award is a peer-nominated travel blogging award given…

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Free Things To Do in Boston

Boston, a city rife with historical significance, is one of the most expensive cities in the US. High living costs often lead to overpriced hotels, expensive parking lots, such as the one under Boston Commons at…

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Visiting Lan Su Chinese Garden

To be honest, we weren’t that excited about visiting Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden, but it came up on our Google search for things to do in the city and several locals recommended it, so we…

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Our Favorite Cave Experiences

There is something alluring about caves. Whether a cave experience is with a guided tour or a solo adventure with a head lamp, stepping into a cave is like entering a completely different world. Caves…

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The People of Nepal

On April 25th, 2015 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit Nepal causing more than 7000 deaths and an immeasurable amount of injuries. The world watched in horror as reporters showed images of treasured UNESCO…

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Finding Shifen Falls

When looking up things to do in Taiwan, I came across Shifen Falls just outside the capital city of Taipei. What struck me as especially interesting was that the Taiwanese often refer to Shifen Falls as a “mini…

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