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Reflections on Housesitting for 2 months in Costa Rica
Apr 17

Reflections on Housesitting for 2 months in Costa Rica
By Vicky

Randomly Dave’s sister sent us an email about a housesitting gig in Costa Rica. We had never done one before so on a whim we decided to apply. Why not, right? Instantly we were put on the short list and after a Skype interview we…

Taipei Eats Food Tour Review {Taipei, Taiwan}
Apr 13

Taipei Eats Food Tour Review {Taipei, Taiwan}
By Vicky

Since food tours are one of my favorite ways to get to know a new place it’s only natural that the first thing I looked up in Taipei was a food tour. And I was in luck – Taipei Eats is a small company that…

Culebra Island Adventures Review {Culebra, Puerto Rico}
Dec 16

Culebra Island Adventures Review {Culebra, Puerto Rico}
By Vicky

Dave and I started our trip to Puerto Rico with a family reunion with my family. There were 11 of us in total, and one of my cousins boldly stated that an absolute must for him on this trip was to see “creatures of the…

Spoon Food Tours Review {San Juan, Puerto Rico}
Dec 13

Spoon Food Tours Review {San Juan, Puerto Rico}
By Vicky

I love taking food tours when I travel. I find them to be the perfect introduction to a destination – you are essentially on a guided historical walking tour themed around the cultural cuisine an food of a country or city. Tours don’t get much…

JustFlys Guide to Galicia, Spain
Nov 2

JustFlys Guide to Galicia, Spain
By Vicky

Our initial plan was to spend 1 week hiking the Camino de Santiago. But after a week in the Moroccan heat, the plans needed to change immediately. A week long road trip in Galicia, the north western corner of Spain was sounding a whole lot…

JustFly’s Guide To Pucusana, Peru
Oct 19

JustFly’s Guide To Pucusana, Peru
By Vicky

Pucusana Peru. Not on everyone’s top 10 Peru list, but that’s exactly what put it on mine. After a jam packed 2 week trip crossing many of Peru’s top ticket items off the list – Macchu Pichu, Lake Titicaca, Lima, etc, I was craving a…

Cooking Lisbon Cooking Class Review
Jul 2

Cooking Lisbon Cooking Class Review
By Vicky

I love to take cooking classes while I travel and have taken over a dozen in China, India, Thailand, France, Peru etc, so it should be no surprise that I sought one out in Portugal as well, and booked a cooking class with Cooking Lisbon….

Taste of Lisboa Food Tour Review
Jul 1

Taste of Lisboa Food Tour Review
By Vicky

If you ask me, one of the best ways to get to know a new culture and destination is through the food. Food is what unites and brings people together and with food we can really start to understand a foreign culture and it’s people….

5 Things to do in the Algarve
Jun 26

5 Things to do in the Algarve
By Vicky

The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is simply paradise. Imagine small fishing villages, hugged with huge cliffs, and long stretches of beaches broken up with small secret coves and caves. If the Caribbean style flat, palm tree lined beaches don’t do it for you, this region…

One Week in Iceland
Oct 22

One Week in Iceland
By Vicky

When Dave and I planned our 2 year backpacking trip Iceland was never on the list. It didn’t seem to be close to mainland Europe or Asia and with plenty of countries to see on those two continents it was never even a consideration. Until…

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