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Every Trip Makes You a Smarter Traveler

When we look back now to our very first overseas trip many years ago and compare it to the way that we travel these days, it was very different. We spent two weeks traveling to Paris, London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Manchester, … Continue reading

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Gibraltar – A Foreign Outpost

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 sovereign city than a country, but despite … Continue reading

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Where It All Began

It has almost been a year since we posted our first blog on our site. We’ve learned a lot since then and it is interesting to look back and see how things have changed. This week’s Discover Challenge is Origin, … Continue reading

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The Victoria Memorial

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Blue and White, we immediately thought of the photo we had taken of the Victoria Memorial in London. It is a monument dedicated to Queen Victoria that is located in the circle across from … Continue reading

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Warwick Castle – A Trip into History

We have plenty of wonderful memories from our trip to England, but one of our favorite memories is of Warwick Castle. Walking around the grounds of the castle is like walking back in time to England’s rich history when lords, … Continue reading

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7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 6

We were nominated by fellow blogger, ProjectRelish, for a seven-day photo challenge, so we will be posting one of our nature pictures every day for the next seven days. For day 6, we chose a photo of a stately tree … Continue reading

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Cathedrals and Temples

It isn’t surprising that the places of worship are some of the most spectacular sites to see when travelling. The Roman cathedrals, the Islamic mosques, the Buddhist and Hindu temples, just to name a few, are all inspiring works of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Santa Claus

We were fortunate enough that when we went to Stratford-upon-Avon, we joined the locals in celebrating the arrival of Santa Claus. It was truly a magical experience and the town of Stratford-upon-Avon was everything that we expected for a small … Continue reading

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Bringing Christmas Home

Needless to say, we pick up souvenirs from all of the places that we visit so that when we see those objects, they remind us of the places we’ve visited.  In particular, though, we try to find something Christmas related … Continue reading

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Plenty To Be Thankful For

If you’re asking yourself “where do I want to travel next” instead of “where is my next meal coming from”, then, like us, you have an awful lot to be thankful about. Neither of our families travelled much when we … Continue reading

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