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It’s important to stay fit while traveling, and our favorite fitness activity to find is yoga classes.  Yoga is becoming more and more popular around the world, and English-spoken classes are popping up from small...

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We are at home in Wisconsin taking a break from our break, and like many travel addicts, we haven’t lasted long until setting off on another adventure. This time it is near my hometown of...

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Our second to last stop on this first half of our itinerary was one of our favorite cities, Amsterdam. This post is a bit delayed because we’ve been enjoying the break from our break, but...

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Bangkok can be an overwhelming city to visit for the first time, and choosing where to stay is always the first stress test to face.  After over seven visits to the bustling Thai capital, we’ve...

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After a week in exotic rural China, we were ready for a little familiarity. Xi’an, China, is a city of 14 million people, and a really interesting mix of western influence and traditional Chinese attributes....

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Due to a few extra days in Langmusi and Xian, two Chinese destinations we enjoyed, we were left with only one night in Shanghai before our flight to London.  We’ve always considered ourselves “city people”,...

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‘I Survived Sagada’ is apparently the tagline of the small town of Sagada in the Mountain Province of the Philippines. We saw it on many t-shirts in the souvenir shops that line the main road....

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We are back in Southeast Asia after a three-week break in Japan and Korea, and that means no more country-wide high-speed rail lines; it’s back to night buses, jeepneys, and pick-up trucks. We depart Manila...

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We’re back in the Philippines! The destination of our first international trip together in 2010, and the country that helped feed our desire for travel. Our first trip included the exotic, barely developed beach towns...

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Eating street food is a way of life for most Vietnamese, and we travelers love to join in, trying exotic dishes fried up by the best chefs around.   On the bustling An Hoi island near...

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