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Tales of Tubing!

LAOS | Wed, 12 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [890] | Comments [1]

The day had arrived for us to go tubing! We had been excited about this activity since before we started the trip. We headed down to the pick up point, grabbing some food from a street vendor along the way. We paid, filled in a disclaimer document and ... Read more >

Tags: amazing, dark, drinks, fun, new friends, relaxed, river, rubber rings, scenery, tubing

The Roller Coaster that is Vietnam!!!

VIETNAM | Sun, 15 Nov 2015 | By lhartleyiii | Views [557] | Comments [7]

Stepping in to the second country of our trip (excluding layovers) we thought we were pros at this part of the world and knew exactly what to expect.  The hard fact is that as Thailand was an excellent stepping stone for travels in SE Asia, it also ... Read more >

Tags: new friends, travels contnue, vietnam, waterfalls

Dublin & Heading Home

ITALY | Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By crobbins | Views [386] | Comments [1]

What a bittersweet farewell…   On Wednesday when we arrived in Dublin, we took our map and made our way to our hostel. It wasn’t too hard to find, even though our map was not very helpful. Once we checked in, we tossed our bags ... Read more >

Tags: dublin, flights, home, irish cuisine, new friends, pints, pubs, snow, walking tour

Making a home in Cinque Terre!

ITALY | Fri, 2 Jan 2015 | By crobbins | Views [379] | Comments [1]

 Well folks, what an adventure Cinque Terre has been! I absolutely love it here!   Our train rides yesterday were eventful. We took a train from Venice to Florence, grabbed a bite to eat, and then hopped on the next train. However, going ... Read more >

Tags: cinque terre, hiking, limoncello, new friends, stairs

Flying High: trip post 1 April 24-26

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 26 Apr 2013 | By ashleyhelmick | Views [493]

April 24-26, 2013 Trip post 1: Flying High     No, people, get your minds out of the gutter. It's past 4/20 and I'm not trying to re-celebrate or anything. I'm talking about my flights over here. I'm officially "Down Unda" ; I've made ... Read more >

Tags: first class, flights, new friends, packing, travel

All quiet on the Western front.

CANADA | Mon, 19 Mar 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [843]

Technically I am in West Canada, and the past few days have been rather quiet. I haven't done much moving around or exploring, more just reading and waiting. I am currently half way through "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" on my Kindle, ... Read more >

Tags: interview, james, new friends, pizza, quiet, reading, starbucks, summer camp

Oh Barcelona, The Land of Fun and Friends

SPAIN | Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | By hopeschaberg | Views [407] | Comments [2]

Wow! What can I say about Barcelona... Well, first, as soon as I crossed into Spain I suddenly was on Spanish time * (See below for translation). Second, I made such great friends while being there. Thirdly, I happened to stumble into Barcelona during ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, beach, dancing, fire parade, la merce, new friends, spanish time

Lost and Found

USA | Tue, 20 Jun 1995 | By tinamurty | Views [228]

The main thing that sticks out in my memory is that I did not feel like a total idiot.  But there I was, halfway up a mountain in a Kodiak Bear Preserve, bloody and exhausted, clutching what little remained in the one small water bottle I brought ... Read more >

Tags: alaskan wilderness, cannery job, grizzly bears, new friends, trailless hiking


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