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How To Find the Snow Monkeys In Japan

A Day At Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park Somehow, the snow monkeys of Japan have claimed global stardom. True, there have been some fascinating National Geographic and BBC features documenting the life and times of these beautiful golden creatures. You can find […]

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 […]

Appetizers from around the world

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

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 […]

Sledding the Preda-Bergün run.

How To Reach Breakneck Speeds Sledding the Preda-Bergun 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 […]

Sledding With Eleanor Roosevelt

In Howe The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt As we drive down the dark, wet, sometime icy […]

Searching for Honesty and Courage In This Crazy World

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. Eleanor Roosevelt It seems that with everything going on in the world today, honesty and courage seem to be a little lacking.  However, […]

Travel Folly to Travel Glory

Travel Folly to Travel Glory

“Look kids! Big Ben, Parliament.” ~ Clark Griswold OK, time for a guilty pleasure confession. You know, how we all have these silly things in life that we enjoy, even though they might be considered lame or embarrassing by our […]

The 9th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk – Where will you go?

“Walking is a virtue, tourism is a deadly sin.”  Bruce Chatwin I’m sure Chatwin didn’t have this weekend in mind when we wrote this quote, but when I saw it I just had to chuckle. You see every year there is […]

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