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Great Galleries!
Feb 7

Great Galleries!
By Dave and Vicky

From the food, fashion inspirations, historic architecture, and modern attractions, there is a ton for visitors (and locals) to see when visiting the beautiful city of London! However yet another major theme that London is also known for is its numerous art museums and galleries;…

Learning about the Battle of Normandy in Caen and the American Cemetery
Aug 24

Learning about the Battle of Normandy in Caen and the American Cemetery
By Vicky

Our main reason for visiting the town of Caen in Normandy was to go to the Memorial for Peace –  an enormous World War II museum that took me over 5 hours to get through. Dave had to get back to do some work after a couple hours so…

Interview With A Local – Larry from Wuhan, China
Dec 3

Interview With A Local – Larry from Wuhan, China
By Vicky

Welcome to our new series entitled “Interview With A Local”. Vicky and I have been discussing the need for more local representation on our blog and aim to have at least one local from every country we visit take part in an online interview where we ask the questions that have been driving us mad during our stay.

Korean War, The DMZ, and Reunification
Oct 18

Korean War, The DMZ, and Reunification
By Vicky

South Korea wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the DMZ. Read about the Korean war, the DMZ, and Korean’s opinion on reunification…

War And Peace – The Japanese Perspective On WW2
Oct 4

War And Peace – The Japanese Perspective On WW2
By Dave

Vicky and I had the privilege of visiting two museums in Japan; one in Tokyo celebrating the Japanese involvement in ww2, and one in Hiroshima appealing for world peace.

7 Things To Do In DC That Are NOT The Smithsonian
Aug 21

7 Things To Do In DC That Are NOT The Smithsonian
By Dave and Vicky

Looking for a few things to do in DC that are NOT the same old Smithsonian? Here’s our list – something for everyday!

Meridian Hill Park – Washington DC
Jun 8

Meridian Hill Park – Washington DC
By Vicky

Looking for a way to spend your Sunday afternoon? Check out Meridian Hill Park. This place is truly a gem, and hosts a wide variety of activities from drum circles to slacklining!

Washington DC Cherry Blossoms Cruise
Apr 7

Washington DC Cherry Blossoms Cruise
By Vicky

  This March 27th marked the 100th anniversary of the cherry blossoms. A gift of the Japanese to deepen the friendship between both nations, the 2000 trees line the perimeter of the Tidal Basin and are in full bloom in the spring. With the bloom…