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Baking The Perfect New York Bagel (with Recipe)

Baking The Perfect New York Bagel (with Recipe)

Manhattan, the center of New York’s finest bagel shops. When Jim and I go, we know that we are going to fill up on fresh bagels every day that we are there. We love them! My favorite New York bagel […]

How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip – Anywhere in the World!

You Too Can Plan the Perfect Road Trip Imagine yourself, windows rolled down, fresh air and a cool breeze coming through the window as you wind your way along a scenic byway. Tall, majestic mountains on one side and pure […]

Punting in Cambridge or Gawking at Intellectual Greatness

Punting in Cambridge

Punting in Cambridge has been on my list for a few years, so in our rental car we headed north out of London. We drove into Cambridge under blue skies with the biggest, whitest billowing clouds. It was a stunning […]

Five Appetizers From Around the World That Will Melt In Your Mouth

Appetizers from around the world

For us, travel must include sampling the local foods, getting a taste of the region so to speak. Once we’ve found something we like, it’s time to dissect and analyze. Is this tasty morsel something we can recreate ourselves? For […]

Experiential Tourism – Isasha Lions Uganda

Experiential Tourism - Isasha Lions Uganda

“$150 fine if you drive off track,” read the sign in Queen Elizabeth Park. This came back to me unbidden when the researcher’s vehicle took a sudden left turn right through the high grass, with plenty of Ugandan Kob watching […]

Enjoy the Journey – Stories From the Road

Enjoy the Journey - Stories From the Road

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness The act of moving is so inspirational to me! With its feeling […]

How To Reach Breakneck Speeds Sledding the Preda-Bergun Run

Sledding the Preda-Bergün run.

Last week Eleanor Roosevelt told us to “…reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” We decided to take this advice to heart and go out and do something new and exciting for us, sledding the Preda-Bergün […]

An Enchanting Encounter with the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest

the mountain gorillas of Bwindi in Uganda

Wake Up! It’s Time to Track Mountain Gorillas! Our flashlight lay waiting on the nightstand, and when the alarm went off we struggled through the mosquito netting to reach it. We thought the lights would not go on since we […]

Plan the Perfect Weekend Getaway to Prague

Perfect Itinerary for Weekend Getaway to PragueA view of the iconic Charles Bridge and the Old Town Bridge Tower

Prague, the City of a Hundred Spires Prague is possibly the most beautifully preserved medieval city in all of Europe. The towers and spires lining the skyline, the massive Prague Castle overlooking the town, and the statue lined bridges will […]

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