Barcelona, Spain – Part 2

Once we were joined by Jon’s parents, our entourage was complete and we were ready to tackle Barcelona’s most famous and grand sights. We were also lucky to have our parents with us to experience the vibrant neighborhoods and delicious food of Barcelona.

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Bangkok, Thailand (2015)

Bangkok is one of the largest business centers in Southeast Asia. The city is a huge, bustling metropolis filled with luxury malls and skyscrapers. However, Bangkok retains its character with food carts, street markets, and red roofed temples scattered throughout the city. We’ve been lucky enough to know several people living in Bangkok and have…

Flying to Southeast Asia

It’s finally time to start taking about our around the world travels (RTW). Before we get to the good stuff, here is some information regarding our experiences traveling to southeast Asia to start the trip. We flew out of Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC at 8:30pm on Saturday night on Qatar Airways. We did…

Retro Trip: Chiang Mai

Retro Trip Post: This is article 2 of 3 articles reflecting on our first trip to Thailand taken in 2011. After visiting Koh Samui to celebrate the marriage of two of our friends, we were invited to join them as they traveled to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Chiang Mai was our favorite part of…

Our Favorites – US Roadtrip

Our 4 month road trip across the contiguous United States was very much driven by a desire to experience national parks. We have previously written about our favorite parks and our favorite hikes within those parks. However, we were also lucky enough to experience a multitude of American culture ranging from large metropolitans to small…

Travel Resources – Domestic Road Trip

Before leaving on our trip, we did some (but not too much) research, into our destinations. We made a list of cities and national parks that we really wanted to see on our trip. Then we plotted these locations on our own custom map using Google. We also created a calendar with a basic timeline of when…

Western North Carolina

Our short time in North Carolina was about one thing; visiting family. Instead of our normal sight seeing and city dining, Jon and I enjoyed a little relaxation and a lot of great home cooking and conversation. Days  121 – 123 December 1 – December 3, 2014 Mileage 15455 – 15880 We bypassed most of the…