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Category Archive: Destinations

Photo Essay: Highway One Road Trip, California (Part 1)

In September 2009, the two of us made the spectacular drive down the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to Santa Monica in a Ford Mustang Convertible. Cliché much? Regardless, it was a travel experience that we truly enjoyed and one […]

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Jumping Photo Contest!

During our visit to the Grand Canyon in 2009, we were urged by our friendly tour guide to take a ‘jumping photo’ in front of the spectacular backdrop. Despite some initial hesitations of looking completely silly and embarrassing ourselves in the process, […]

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A Local’s Guide to Philadelphia

As a former nine-year resident of the City of Brotherly Love, I can tell you a thing — or a dozen — about the best things to do on your visit. Forget all the lists saying the city is rude, fat and lacking life. Good culture and even better beer await.

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A Local’s Guide to Chicago

Like many large cities, Chicago has its share of typical tourist attractions – great museums, Navy Pier and the Willis (formerly known as Sears) Tower. But having lived here for nearly ten years, I can assure you, the city has so much more to offer!

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Jurong Bird Park - Entrance

Photos from Jurong Bird Park

With 3 months until we revisit Singapore for a second time, we’ve started compiling a list of things we want to do when we get there. As we flicked through the photos from our 2008 visit, we saw our collection […]

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Singapore Flyer - November 2008.

Revisiting Singapore

In our last post, we explained how one sentence immediately changed our travel plans as a result of Kieron’s grandmother being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. With the decision made to travel to the Philippines in early April, suddenly we needed […]

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Waterslides at Waterbom Park

7 Things To Do In Bali, Indonesia

Bali is an amazing place and we were lucky enough to spend 10 nights on this tropical island paradise in 2007. This is one destination that we definitely plan on returning to on our round-the-world trip for many reasons, particularly […]

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A List of Australian Group Buying Sites

Most people would have heard of Groupon, a deal-of-the-day website where you can buy local goods, services and events at bargain prices, usually 50-90% off the retail price. The popularity of Groupon and comparable sites have seen this type of […]

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