Souvenirs Worth Buying

What’s the stupidest thing you ever bought or took home as a souvenir?  Something that makes you roll your eyes now, or you possibly have already thrown away. For me, it’s this little Vietnamese doll key chain.  It’s too big to use, and yet, I still have it! I’ve also finally decided that I don’t…

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Austria Part 2: Slowing The Pace

Last week I shared what my siblings and I did in 24 hours in Vienna.  This week, I’m moving west across the country and forward in time to our days in Hallstatt and Salzburg. So, here’s the thing about Austria…. we loved it. Somewhere between the mountain views and beautiful architecture we just kinda, well, we…

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Trip Planning Like a Nerd

Travel is such a beautiful privilege that life allows.  It’s, hands down, one of my favorite things.   But sometimes we forget that travel and all of it’s beautiful and disappointing experiences, doesn’t just happen.  It’s a series of choices that add up to experiences.  Like how, deciding to go to Honduras, making friends, and accepting…

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