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Union Church

Cranberries, History and Puppies in Carver, MA

Sometimes the most mundane errands can turn into a lovely adventure. My Dad lost his faithful companion, Yankee this past spring, and he’s really been missing the companionship and fun…

Beautiful landscape near Montagu

Don’t Skip: Montagu, South Africa

Intro to Montagu Known as the Gateway to the Karoo, Montagu is a quaint town known for fruit, hot springs and outdoor activities. A scenic, two-hour drive from Cape Town, Montagu makes…


Nantucket in Winter

Nantucket Island has been the subject of countless books, legends, poems and song for hundreds of years. With its history as the center of the whaling industry in the northeast…

Blue Crab

2013 Year in Food, Turtle-style

It’s no secret we enjoy great food and drink. Below are highlights from the different cities that we spent time in over the year.  Hope you enjoy viewing our year in…


How Do You Barbecue?

A Survey in Barbecue Barbecue, barbeque or BBQ, all pronounced the same [bahr-bi-kyoo], but in the food and eating world this topic has many definitions that can spark heated debate….

Hillsborough River

Exploring the Hillsborough River by Canoe

There’s more to Tampa, Florida, than Busch Gardens, beaches and shopping. Researching things to do during our days off in the area, we discovered that the Hillsborough River is a…

Big Brother Mouse Logo

Literacy Program in Laos: Big Brother Mouse

Big Brother Mouse Literacy Program A highlight of our visit to Luang Prabang was volunteering at The Big Brother Mouse literacy program headquarters. The project, which began in 2006, is Lao-owned and…

Geocaching jeep

Intro to Geocaching

Enjoy the outdoors? Hiking? Nature? A good puzzle or game of Hide-and-Seek? You might want to try your hand at Geocaching. We started in 2006 and have made it a…

Scary Flip Flops

Getting Sick: Rural Cambodia vs. Bangkok

Getting Sick on the Road For most of us, getting sick while traveling is pretty high on the list of fears.  It’s no fun to be ill no matter where…

Glass of Beer

Nectar of the Gods: Georgia Craft Beer

In honor of American Craft Beer Week I’ve taken a moment to share some local Georgia beers as well as a couple of other favorites.  When most people think of…