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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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The Eiffel Tower is an Iconic Landmark

There are very few man-made structures that come to symbolize a city or country. The Statue of Liberty, the Sphynx, and the Eiffel Tower all invoke images of the countries where they reside. We have yet to visit Egypt, but … Continue reading

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Is There a Special Place in Your Heart?

While we were in Europe, we made a point of spending a weekend in Paris and buying an oil painting from one of the artists along the Seine. We had it stretched and framed and we picked it up from … Continue reading

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Soggy Weekend in Paris, France

We were determined not to let the weather dampen our spirits as we ventured back to the city of love for a quick weekend¬†trip. Although it was definitely a rainy weekend, we enjoyed our trip as much as if the … Continue reading

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Spending the Weekend in Paris

We are nearing the end of our time in Germany, so we are planning on traveling as much as possible over the next few weeks. Before starting what will be an whirlwind several weeks, which starts with a trip to … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame Cathedral – When Churches Were Beautiful

We’re not sure when places of worship went from being the most beautiful buildings in a town or city to being mega-churches that look more like warehouses than churches, but that has become the case in a lot of cities … Continue reading

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Our Actions Define Us

For those who’ve read posts from in the past, it is probably clear that we tend to stay focused on talking about our travel experiences, food, and sharing some of our photography, not on current events or politics. With that … Continue reading

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The View from Above

One of the great things about visiting most major cities is that they all have locations where you can get a bird’s-eye view. Being able to see a city from above is a fantastic way to get an understanding of … Continue reading

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Walking the Streets of Paris

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 in Paris, we went to our hotel, … 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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