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Last updated: 08/14/17What happens when you spend a year-and-a-half traveling around the world, collecting a bunch of cheap knickknacks along the way?  If your collection is anything like ours, there is really only one reason for it: Christmas! We spent a good portion of our time shopping around the world seeking out unique and kitschy items to build one of the most incredible travel inspired Christmas trees ever.  With 38 countries...

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Last updated: 09/29/17Well, would you look at that.  Photo Roulette, the game I created many years ago, is returning home for its 90th round!   Since starting Photo Roulette I’ve been really blown away with the creativity of the themes and the wide array of entries.   Now, four years later, we’re quickly approaching round #100 and I couldn’t be happier. The last round (which we won- yay!) was hosted by Travel Addicts...

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Last updated: 08/14/17It was quite hard to pick a winner for this round of photo roulette as the theme “Your First Time” had two unique directions it could go.  One angle of the theme was the travel writer’s first time traveling, while the other side could have been the first time with a particular experience or destination.   We looked at the captions and back story for the photos as much as we did...

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Last updated: 09/29/17You may be wondering something if you are a frequent player of Photo Roulette.  We did not win Round #56 hosted by our friends at Travel Junkies.  While waiting for the next round of the game to come up from the winner we were informed that they would be unable to host the series.  Rather than letting the game we invented over 2-years ago die, we were asked to restart the game with Round #57!  So to kickstart the...

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Last updated: 08/14/17 Last year we published a post with 10 of our favorite photos from our travels for use as your Facebook cover photo.  Due to an amazing response the post got, we thought it was time to put together a new post with 10 more awesome travel photos to share.  After searching through our collection of over 35,000 photos from 35 countries and 250+ days of travel, we found some gems for the second entry into this series....

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Last updated: 08/14/17With the roll-out of the new Timeline feature on Facebook for personal accounts and our blog’s fan page, we’ve had quite a fun time playing with the cover feature and picking out what images would be the best for it.  As we came to find out, finding an appropriate size for a cover image was relatively difficult as all pictures have to fit within the confines of a 850 pixel x 315 pixel area; not...

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