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5 Day Tasmania Road Trip
Mar 5

5 Day Tasmania Road Trip
By Vicky

When my parents and I were planning our Australia trip we knew we wanted to spent half the time in Sydney, with friends and family and the other half exploring some new places. First we had our sights set on renting an apartment by the…

Cruise Upgrades To Look Out For
Aug 27

Cruise Upgrades To Look Out For
By Vicky

When taking a cruise holiday, just about everything is laid on, and as you would expect, there are a lot of ways in which you can upgrade. While those who are new to cruising might not be interested in upgrades, for seasoned cruise passengers, taking…

One Week in Iceland
Feb 24

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…

Do Travelers Live Longer than Most?
May 2

Do Travelers Live Longer than Most?
By Vicky

Is it a fact or is it fable? Do travelers live longer than most or could it be that they simply live better than most? Whether they travel around in camper rentals or fly on planes or travel by boat, are travelers luckier than the…

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…

Eating Adventures Food Tour Review {Hong Kong}
Apr 11

Eating Adventures Food Tour Review {Hong Kong}
By Vicky

Our six day stay in Hong Kong would not be complete without a food tour! Hong Kong is a major foodie destination and with so many delicious dishes to try and amazing food stalls and carts at the markets, we wanted an expert guide to…

Local Cooking Experience Hong Kong Cooking Class Review
Feb 15

Local Cooking Experience Hong Kong Cooking Class Review
By Vicky

After over two and a half years of being away, it felt good to get back to traveling in Asia, starting with a six day stay in Hong Kong. Naturally the first thing we did after getting off a 15 hour direct flight from Boston…

Flavors of San Juan Food Tour Review {Puerto Rico}
Dec 24

Flavors of San Juan Food Tour Review {Puerto Rico}
By Vicky

Time for another food tour! This time Dave and I were treating Dave’s mom for her birthday. She had never been on a food tour before and we thought this would be a super fun way to learn about the history & culture of Old…

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…

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