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Buying Alabaster in Luxor, Egypt

One of the things that Luxor, and Egypt in general, is known for is alabaster and our guide made sure to take to one of the alabaster factories. At the factory, you can find two types of products, those that … Continue reading

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Brothers Grimm Museum in Kassel, Germany

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Kassel is part of the German Fairy Tale Route and is best known for being where the Brother’s Grimm went to university and lived. The museum itself is dedicated more to the work…

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The Acropolis in Athens, Greece

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There are a lot of reasons why everyone should hope to visit the Acropolis in Athens if you ever get the opportunity. It is absolutely amazing on so many levels, whether visually, historically,…

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Wine Tasting in Ronda

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Ronda There is nothing better than doing a wine tasting, especially when travelling to foreign countries.  Two years ago, we spent two weeks in Estaponia, Spain in the Costa Del Sol.  It was…

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Walking the Streets of Paris

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At the time that we visited Paris, there was a transit strike occurring, which limited the availability of buses and trains.  So, when we arrived early in the morning on our first day…

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Gibraltar – A Foreign Outpost

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When we were in southern Spain a few years ago, we visited Gibraltar, which is a British territory located on the most southern end of the Iberian peninsula.  Gibraltar is more of a…

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Asian Roasted Duck

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We love duck, but it isn’t the easiest thing to prepare and have it turn out to be moist and tender.  After doing some research, we found that either simmering or steaming the…

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Quick Weeknight Dinner

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As hectic as our schedules are, we often look for quick and easy dinner options. Making tacos is definitely one of those types of meals that is tasty as well as easy.  Tacos…

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The Food of Cochabamba

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We didn’t have any preconceptions about the food of Bolivia or, in this case, specifically of Cochabamba. We had heard about Pique Macho, but didn’t know exactly what it was. What we discovered…

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Chili Mac – Traditional Comfort Food, Non-Traditional Recipe

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This is one of our favorite winter time recipes.  This might not be what you typically think of when you think of chili mac, but it is really, really delicious. 🙂  There is something…

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