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How to Pack for an Antarctica Cruise

Antarctica - penguin close up

Are you heading to the land of intrepid explorers, icebergs, and penguins? If you are going to the bottom of the world, one would think you are simply packing the warmest stuff you can find – but there’s much more to an Antarctica packing list than warm clothes.

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March 10, 2014 by | Comments Off on How to Pack for an Antarctica Cruise

Street Art in Buenos Aires

The front of a restaurant. Photo by Sherry Ott.

“A commissioned piece of graffiti on your home can actually raise the value of your home in Buenos Aires,” she says in a factual manner. As my brain catches up with my ears, I interrupt our guide and say, “What, can you repeat that last part about increasing the value of your home?”

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March 27, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Beer Tasting in Brussels

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When I signed up for the Brussels Beer Tasting Tour I thought it actually just seemed like a nice way to say pub crawl. But little did I know how serious Belgians were about their beer. Not only did we taste beer at 8 different places, but we learned about how it was made as […]

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November 28, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Chocolate Tasting and Workshop in Brussels

Brussels Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop

Dark chocolate goodness melted in my mouth, and it was only 9am. Now this is how you begin a day right in Brussels! The Brussels Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop started at 9 in the morning–a strange time to eat chocolate, but I figure there is never a bad time to eat chocolate!

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September 19, 2012 by | 7 Comments

Barcelona Scooter Tour: Zip Around Like a Local

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Viator offers a 3-hour scooter tour of Barcelona which began in the Barceloneta neighborhood at a place called Cooltra. After a very short introduction to the motorbike, we took off following our guide Miguel. There were only 4 of us so it was easy to stick together among the traffic and stop lights.

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September 12, 2012 by | Comments Off on Barcelona Scooter Tour: Zip Around Like a Local