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The clear water, stark white shells and blue sky make for a stunning contrast along the shores of Shark Bay.

A Beach Made Entirely of Shells?

While exploring Australia’s Western Coast, I learned of a beach that was said to be made entirely of shells. Entirely of shells? That had to be an exaggeration. A beach made of shells? Determined to find out, I crossed Australia by train, sought the counsel of a Princess, then headed up the coast from Geralton to an […]

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Jumping Around the World

It’s no secret, we love to travel. Somewhere around 2006 or so we started to express our love of travel by literally jumping for joy in our photos. It all began in Egypt actually with a group jumping shot in front of the Great Pyramid. Since then, we’ve been jumping around the world. Sometimes it […]

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Fillet mignon at Freemasons Hotel in Geraldton, Australia

My 10 Most Memorable Meals while Traveling

Food is always a big part of travel. After all, what you are eating is often defined by where you are and the experience of eating it is often one of the most memorable parts of being there.  Below are 10 of the most memorable meals I’ve enjoyed while traveling. Be prepared because this list […]

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Icelandic Countryside

16 Beautiful Sunsets from Around the World

Who doesn’t love a good sunset? Watching one can be one of the most memorable parts of a trip. Especially watching one with good friends and a drink in hand. I’ve been lucky enough to see some really beautiful sunsets in my travels. Although the sun is always the same, it’s amazing how different a […]

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Foreign Currency Collection

The 10 Most Interesting Foreign Currencies

Over the years we have been fortunate enough to visit some pretty interesting places.  In the beginning, we were eager to buy stuff everywhere we went.  But over time we’ve come to value different things and often don’t bring anything back at all anymore.  One souvenir we almost always do keep is a bit of […]

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Spices for Sale at Durban's Victoria Street Market

The Top 10 Street Markets, Bazaars and Souks in the World

Exploring street markets can be the highlight of any destination and I’ve been lucky enough to explore my fair share from around the world.  The following are my top ten favorites and they span the globe from South East Asia to Africa to the Middle East and Australia.  Have you been to a market that […]

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Dave has conquered Fox Glacier!  A helihike gets you to the most unbelievable places.

Extreme Adventure – Heli Hike Fox Glacier in New Zealand

I’ve been lucky enough to do some pretty amazing things in my life.  But I can safely say that nothing even comes close to a Heli Hike on Fox Glacier on New Zealand’s South Island. The day before we had begun our adventure in Christchurch and spent the day driving Arthur’s Pass from the east […]

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Taking a moment with the Indian Pacific locomotive in Broken Hill

Crossing Australia by Train Aboard the Indian-Pacific from Sydney to Perth

Crossing Australia by train aboard the Indian-Pacific is one of the most epic train journeys in the world.  The trip spans 4,352km (2,704 miles) from Sydney on Australia’s east coast all the way to Perth on the extreme west coast.  This trans-continental journey takes 65 hours to complete and brings passengers from the lush city of Sydney, […]

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