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Magnet Around-the-World Souvenirs

Souvenirs: To Collect or Not Collect?

We have a combined collection of 300+ shot glasses and magnets. Hoarders? NY152 Joe Fox: So what’s his handle? Kathleen Kelly: All right.. NY152. Joe Fox: N-Y-one-five-two. One hundred and fifty-two. He’s.. one hundred and fifty-two years old. He’s had one hundred and fifty-two moles removed, so now he’s got one hundred and fifty-two pock… Read more…

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Disneyland, California 2011

It’s Official, Today I Quit My Job!

Yup, the secret’s out. Today marks the start of a new beginning! *happy dance* The moment of truth “Just rip it off like a band-aid, ” she says. My head down, voice trembling, I muttered, “I’ve decided to leave the company.” Took me a few seconds to built the courage to look up. The next… Read more…

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La Boca in Color

6 Free Attractions to See in Buenos Aires

Save your pesos and centavos. You can visit Buenos Aires for FREE! It’s true. Plane tickets aside (and accommodation and food and souvenirs…), you really can visit Buenos Aires for free. Buenos Aires has your typical European city appeal — architecture, romance and charm — but without the ridiculous Euro price tag attached. Great food, historical… Read more…

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Tech Trippin | Essential Travel Gadgets

Here’s a quick list of gadgets I think is essential for travel. I’m a techie geek and not ashamed of it. When I’m traveling, I probably carry more gadgets than I should… but for good reason. Some (or many) of you can relate. Last week when we gave away a Touchpad, we asked, ‘what’s the… Read more…

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RTW map

Itinerary: An RTW in the Making

An adventure awaits. Find out what’s in store for us in 2012! The idea came about during our Mediterranean cruise in 2009. On our flight home, we talked how ‘It’d be nice to take 3 months off to travel’ while G doodled on a napkin of places we’d like to visit — one month in France, maybe Spain…. Read more…

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Vietnam

Visiting Family in Vietnam

2011: Thankful Gerard got to meet his Grandma in this lifetime. RIP. We love the food, we adore our culture, but ultimately, this trip is significant because it’s G’s first time here. Ever. You could say it’s an important one, a pilgrimage so to speak. G’s never met his Ba Ngoai (Grandma on his mom’s… Read more…

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Harvard | Boston

At-A-Glance: Boston

You’ll be trippin’ too after visiting this historical town of baked beans! Sure we had a little run in with some less than friendly (rude) locals. But then we also came across some more than generous ones who offered us free canolis! All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Boston. I love it’s… Read more…

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