Posts made in 2013


Last updated: 08/8/17Before arriving to Agra, we didn’t know much about the city other than the famous monument, The Taj Mahal.  In fact, we had only planned one night in Agra because of reading so many stories about how little there is to see other than this star attraction. But while the Taj Mahal is the most visited attraction in Agra, and likely all of India, there are others that we appreciated far more during our stay in...

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Last updated: 04/13/17The issues that go along with spending upwards of $75,000 on a vacation is not something most travelers ever have to consider.  But for our 18 month trip around the world, we were faced with some new challenges for this same reason.  While the argument for how much a journey like this should cost is best served for other articles, one of the biggest struggles long-term travelers have to face are the...

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Last updated: 04/15/17Ah, India.  The only country of this trip that Angie was visibly unsettled over visiting (but still excited at the same time). Traveling to a country of over 1 billion people often brings these mixed emotions in many travelers. It is not shocking when you think about it, as with that many people there are so many stimuli to the senses that visiting can often be overwhelming until you get a detailed understanding...

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Last updated: 06/14/17 To have your concept of a slow travel day be completely redefined, take a vacation to Nepal. Where traveling a 200 km distance at home would take a little under 2 hours, that same distance between Kathmandu and Pokhara will take around 7.  No matter the route, a long and bumpy ride is in your future when traveling in the country, and there is absolutely nothing you can do about it. So when the time came for us...

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Last updated: 08/7/17During our research for the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal, we had a hard time finding answers to questions we thought were of absolute importance.  Questions like “how do you buy used gear and sell it later?” and “what are the rooms like?” were met with very few responses that did not help us in the slightest. So rather than putting together comprehensive guides for the trek like our...

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