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Bikes, Boats, and Windmills

Frankie woke up on our first morning in Amsterdam with a high fever so our plans for the day were abandoned in favor of her resting up. As it turned...


Our Itinerary for Europe

Europe, it's going to be a tour chalk full of museums, castles, mountains, and motorways (including the autobahn)! So many countries, all varied and each within a days drive of...


Tranquility in Chiang Mai

After a whirlwind couple of days in Bangkok we took a flight to the northern city of Chiang Mai and retreated to a blissful resort outside of the city center....


A Very Special Birthday

Frankie should always remember her 9th birthday because she celebrated it in Bangkok, Thailand! We took a 2-hour dinner boat down the Chao Phraya River catching the sights of the...


Sayonara – Final Reflections on Japan

Ahh. The blissful Japanese soaking tubs and heated toilet seats are just a couple of the comforts that will be missed as we say goodbye to Japan. Also, we really...


Tea & Bento Boxes

A couple of memorable experiences we had while in Kyoto were attending a traditional tea ceremony as well as a bento box cooking class. The tea ceremony was held at Camellia...


New Zealand to Tokyo, Japan

We recently read an article that dubbed Air New Zealand the #1 airlines in the world, and after our experience with them we all wholeheartedly agree!  Our travel day from...


Wellington & Zealandia

We had two drizzly days of rain in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand.  It was actually a nice reprieve from all the sun & hot weather we'd been experiencing. ...


Over Troubled Waters

After a couple of weeks exploring new Zealand's North Island, we took a ferry from Wellington across the Cook Strait to a little port town on the South Island. We...