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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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The Time I Was So Hungry, I Ate a Whale

Before I went to Iceland I had a pretty good idea that I was going to be eating some unusual things. Everyone knows about the “national dish” of fermented shark meat known as Hakarl that all tourists must suffer though. For some reason I was much more excited over things like reindeer and puffin. Eating whale […]

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What is Khachapuri?

Recently I spent a month living in Russia covering the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Although the experience was incredible, the culinary situation left something to be desired. Russian food…it’s not the best. But what I discovered with just a week left was that I was pretty close to the border with Georgia/Abkhazia – and […]

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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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An Excursion to England’s Lake District

The following is a guest post from contributor Max Richardson and does not reflect the views or experiences of either Chandra or Dave I woke up on the decent to London’s Heathrow Airport. I had six days to spend in England, and too much to do. London is somewhat of a home away from home […]

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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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REVIEW: Turkish Airlines Economy Class

I recently had the opportunity to fly on Turkish Airways to get myself to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. I typically don’t write airline reviews but this is the third major international trip I’ve used Turkish for and they’ve been pretty great. I felt I owed it to them to highlight some of the […]

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A Day Trip from Lisbon: Sintra, Portugal

Despite the fact that our trip to Lisbon, Portugal was only for a long weekend, it is always nice to get out of the city! Portugal, and Europe in general, has the distinct advantage of being quite small and packing in lots of history, architecture and landscapes into a tiny geographic area. Just 30 minutes […]

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