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Travel Insight :: What’s On Our Shelf

Kind of like that skanky MTV hookup show where a guy digs through a girls closet, but only better, we give you a glimpse...

Auckland | New Zealand :: The BIG City In A Small...

Ahhh, finally, a “big” city and decent highways with limited roundabouts! If we had to live in New Zealand, we would probably live here,...

Bangkok | Thailand: Bangkok Temples

Temples in Thailand are like Starbucks in America, easily found on every street corner. Some are simple and plain, some are neglected and degrading,...

Hong Kong | China: Symphony Of Lights

An absolute must see and do when you come to Hong Kong, is for sure the "Symphony of Lights". We happened to go for...

Milford Sound | New Zealand :: Cruising The Sounds

Milford Sound | New Zealand :: Cruising The Sounds from The Bettendorfs on Vimeo. On our way back from the 3 day Routeburn trek, we...

Ubud | Indonesia :: Sania’s House Review

Tucked away in a small alley off Monkey Forest road, Sania house is an authentic jewel of a homestay. The family that resides...

Best Dive Sites In The World

1. Barracuda Point, Sipadan Island (Malaysia) Rare diving scenes are frequently seen in the waters around Sipadan. Schools of green and hawksbill turtles nesting and...

M & T’s Top 11 of 2011 | Guilin, China

Tales of picturesque mountains nurturing a winding and beautiful river led us to Guilin, China and nearby Yangshuo. We arrived into Guilin International Airport...

Shanghai | China :: Sleeper Train To Beijing

When you're on a budget, have plenty of time to spare and don't mind a little adventure, trains in China might be your best...

Verona | Italy :: Casa De Romeo & Juliet

Verona is a great side or day trip from Venice, if you have the time.  This quaint town is most famous as the setting...