A Political Tour of Belfast

Did you know that Belfast is a city divided? Still? I didn’t. Watching TV as a child and teenager, I can remember a backdrop of both violence and positive change across ...

The 14 Best Things I Ate in Norway

When I found out I would be going to Norway I couldn’t wait to the cruise the fjords, visit the real life Arendelle, hike a glacier, and go rafting on a river ...

Boating Long Island’s Gold Coast

A couple of summers ago we had the idea to rent a speed boat as a family to celebrate my Dad’s birthday. We ended up exploring NYC by boat and ...

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Join Style Hi in South Africa! – February 2015

We’re going to South Africa! And you can come along. We’ll be ...

Our Must-Have Travel Gear

  Ahh, travel gear.  Nothing makes me happier.  Over the years I ...

How to Visit a Diamond Mine

While traveling in South Africa, I had the unique opportunity to visit ...

The 10 Most Interesting Foreign Currencies

Over the years we have been fortunate enough to visit some pretty ...

Our Gear for Traveling with Baby

I’ve always been proud of my ability to pack light.  I have ...

Buying Illegal Cuban Cigars on Havana’s Black Market

Recently Chandra and I were able to (legally) travel to Cuba.  This ...

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Ascending Norway’s Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen)

When I found out I’d be doing some trekking while in Norway, it was hard not to think of my past experience trekking in Nepal and be a little concerned. I had learned the hard way that trekking was not for me. Especially in the rain. Preconceptions aside, I was willing to give it another go. […]

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Visiting the PEZ Factory in Orange, CT

I love PEZ. Not many people know this about me, but I used to be rather obsessed with PEZ. Would it surprise you to know that I have a collection of 439 PEZ dispensers or that I own more PEZ memorabilia than most people even know exist? It’s been awhile since I was an active […]

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Exploring Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast with a Toddler on My Back

I’ll be honest. I had never heard of the Giant’s Causeway before watching Matt Harding dance on it in 2008. From that point it was on my must-visit-list. I love natural phenomenons and Giant’s Causeway looked too good to be true. How could something that looks so artificial exist in nature? Our trip to Belfast was […]

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Trekking Norway’s Nigardsbreen Glacier

Although my Norway itinerary was packed with exciting activities, glacier trekking was probably the one I was most looking forward to. It’s hard not to be inspired by glaciers. Growing up on Long Island we learn from a young age that it was a glacier that originally formed the island itself. Since learning that as […]

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Lunch at Joe’s Butchery in Alexandra Township

People think African townships are scary places. They think they’re dangerous and need to be avoided. If you know anything about me, you know that I don’t buy into that sort of hype. It’s not that I am irresponsible and go to dangerous places, it’s just that often the places that people think are too […]

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Want Miles? Always Check Your Fare Class

If you fly a lot, chances are you are kind of obsessed with earning miles. Frequent flyers know all the tricks to maximize the value of those miles. First and foremost is to always, always fly the same airline – or at least the same airline alliance. For the past five years I would go to […]

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16 Crazy Landscape Photos of Sossusvlei Namibia

Namibia may not have a lot of people living in it, but its sparseness is part of what makes it so incredibly beautiful. On a trip to Sossusvlei, Chandra and I decided to travel in style and charter a plane to get us from the capital of Windhoek to andBeyond Desert Lodge out in the […]

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Vik, Iceland: the Perfect Daytrip from Reykjavik

Iceland is amazing. In fact, otherworldly is often the most appropriate word to describe it.  The capital, Reykjavik, is a fabulous city and great place to base yourself but the country has so much to offer within such close proximity. Once you’ve explored the Golden Triangle, snowmobiled on a glacier and eaten all the whale […]

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