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How to get Cheap and Safe Travel Vaccinations in Bangkok ~ Thailand

On our most recent trip to Africa, we missed out on an opportunity to visit Ethiopia and add one more stamp to our passports because we hadn’t yet received a yellow fever vaccination.  As we sat in the transit lounge of the Addis Ababa airport, we were kicking ourselves for not having been more prepared.  To […]

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Win FREE Entry into the 2015 Singapore Spartan Race!!

We just signed up for Singapore’s first ever Spartan race on November 15, and we’re totally stoked (and slightly terrified)!  We’ve ran in a few different obstacle type races before, but the Spartan Sprint is certainly like no other.  Some of the obstacles look darned near impossible (Tyrolean Traverse), while others look relatively easy (Barbed Wire […]

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A Hoot of a Time at Japan’s Best Owl Cafe ~ Cafe Baron, Tokyo

Up until our visit to Cafe Baron just outside of Tokyo’s Shinjuku district, my encounters with owls have been next to nil, and I was super excited to be sipping some coffee with a few.  The plan was for us to go to this owl cafe, see some birds in a cage, take a few pictures, drink […]

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Alila Villas Soori – A Little Slice of Heaven in Bali

From the moment we drove through the gates of Alila Villas Soori in Bali, we knew we found a little slice of heaven!  In typical Alila fashion, every detail is thought of to ensure the most memorable stay for its guests.  People we’ve never met would greet us by name, the architecture stylish and uniquely Alila, and the […]

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Hiking in North Korea ~ Mt. Kumgang

This time last year, we were gearing up to enter North Korea, with a week long tour that was going to take us around Pyongyang and beyond.  We wanted to experience as much variety as possible, and were pretty excited to see that hiking was something we could plan to do.  Of course, when we say “plan” […]

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