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Tokyo From Above – The Best FREE View in the City!

If you’re searching for the best view of Tokyo, look no further than the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building!  Located in the heart of Shinjuku, the twin towers are a short walk from the west exit of the JR Shinjuku station, and offer FREE panoramic views of the city from the 45th floor.  Seriously, who doesn’t like FREE?! For […]

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The Porters of Mt. Kilimanjaro ~ Tanzania

These guys are our new heroes! During the 7 days it took us to climb up and down Tanzania’s Mt. Kilimanjaro, our porters did it in half the time each day, while carrying 25+ kilos of “stuff” on their backs, shoulders, and heads. In total, our climb required 11 of them to take the 2 of […]

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A Savoury Day of Thai Cooking at the Basil Cookery School ~ Chiang Mai

We’ve been told that a visit to Chiang Mai isn’t complete without attending a Thai cooking class.  So, on our first trip ever to northern Thailand, we signed up for a day of culinary fusion at the Basil Cookery School.  There are so many cooking schools in Chiang Mai, that it was nearly impossible to decide.  We […]

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#11 Complete – Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro!!

As badly as we’ve wanted to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, we have to admit that we never thought we’d actually do it.  At least, not anytime soon, that’s for sure.  When we made our While We’re Alive list a couple of years ago, it was really just a fun way to write down some […]

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A Birthday Weekend In Bali!

A birthday in Bali for Thomas?  You don’t have to ask him twice! A little beach time to relax the soul.  An unforgettable breakfast at the stunning Alila Villas Uluwatu.  Dinner at Trattoria in Semniyak.  Coconut breaks with a little satay on the side.  Balancing coral like a pro.  Shopping at the newish Beach Walk […]

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