Destinations

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

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

Ahhh, finally, a “big” city and decent highways with limited roundabouts! If we had to live in New Zealand, we would probably live here, along with ¼ of the country’s population. With all the...

A Middle Eastern Holiday

Manali and I spent the Thanksgiving holiday visiting with her parents in Bahrain, and her brother Kunal, who flew in from Houston. Seeing the Middle East was an amazing experience, I think I had...

Manama | Bahrain :: April Fool’s Surprise

After six months of packing, unpacking, booking hotels, researching new cities, we decided to take a well deserved break. Geographically, we were headed west from south-east Asia to Europe, so the Middle East was...

Shanghai | China: Tallest Observatory In The World Atop Shanghai World Financial Center, Strikes...

Exploring the city of Shanghai right now may leave you a little frustrated, due to the massive construction effort being undertaken for Expo 2010. Poised to put Shanghai on the map, as the 2008...

Wellington | New Zealand :: The Windy Capital City

Wellington, the windy political capital city of New Zealand, is situated overlooking a picturesque harbor with colonial homes perched on the surrounding hillside. The city, rather compact and not much larger than an American...

Shanghai | China :: Blue Mountain Youth Hostel Review

Blue Mountain had a great location, directly across the street from the Luban Road metro stop on line 4 in Shanghai. The importance of such close proximity to mass transit can only be known...

Guangzhou | China: National Day Parade & Celebration

During National Day in China, we were on the move, leaving Guilin on our way to Hong Kong via Guangzhou. As we lugged our increasingly weighty bags through the Guangzhou airport, we caught site...

Shanghai | China :: Koala Garden Inn Hostel Review

Fresh off the ferry we were ready to unload our increasingly weighted bags and take a stroll around our home for the next week...so we hired a taxi from the ferry terminal to take...

“Slugging” – A New & Unique Commuting Option That Is More Attractive Than It’s...

Listening to NPR this morning on my way into work, there was a story on a very interesting form of commute that has developed in the Washington D.C. area, termed Slugging. From their official website,...

World Cup Capstone

The highly anticipated capstone to our around the world adventure will be the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The tournament runs from June 11 to July 11 with dozens of matches. There...

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