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  • You Won't Believe What’s Happening in Nazareth!

    You Won't Believe What’s Happening in Nazareth!

    Jul 28, 2013 Israel

    It’s not very often we are so shocked by our own misconceptions of a town. Clearly, we didn’t know about the surprise that awaited us in Nazareth.

  • Don’t Make This Same Mistake at Mitzpe Ramon

    Don’t Make This Same Mistake at Mitzpe Ramon

    Jul 28, 2013 Israel

    I’ll admit it. I made the classic traveller’s mistake of not doing enough research before visiting a new town, in this case, Mitzpe Ramon. Erin already had done her reading and knew exactly what to expect, but I was in the dark. This was going to be the b…

  • The Royal Treatment at Hilton Eilat, Queen of Sheba

    The Royal Treatment at Hilton Eilat, Queen of Sheba

    Jul 24, 2013 Israel

    After a rough few days the royal treatment was just what we needed and where else could we expect that then in Eilat, on the Red Sea, at the Hilton. You won't believe the temperature though...

  • Could Hostels Really be for Families?

    Could Hostels Really be for Families?

    Jul 17, 2013 Israel

    We have never stayed in a hostel. Not in my time travelling as a solo. Not in my time travelling as a couple. And never with kids. In my mind hostels are roaches and thin mattresses, drunken people making too much noise and shady characters stealing your …

  • Israeli Initiation: What To Eat, Do & Wear

    Israeli Initiation: What To Eat, Do & Wear

    Jul 16, 2013 Israel

    Our introduction to Israel. Where we stayed, what we drove, what we ate & a few minor details, like bacon, sleeveless tops and shop-free-zone Saturday.

  • Pittsfield: The Perfect End To Our US Trip | Moscow: The Not So Great Middle | Israel: Family Welcome

    Pittsfield: The Perfect End To Our US Trip | Moscow: The Not So Great Middle | Israel: Family Welcome

    Jul 12, 2013 Northeast, USA

    We were blessed to have relatives who recently brought and renovated a lake house in Pittsfield. It seemed the perfect end to our US trip. Plus details of our flight to Moscow & then Israel.

  • Boston Knocks A Home Run: Friends, Food & Fun

    Boston Knocks A Home Run: Friends, Food & Fun

    Jul 12, 2013 Northeast, USA

    A weekend visiting a remarkable family we met in Belize. One of those weekends where it was more about the people then the place. Although we certainly enjoyed some of Boston.

  • Jordan

    Jordan

    Jul 9, 2013 Destinations

    Cheap, wonderful Jordan. Neighbouring country to Israel and home of one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Petra.

  • Palestinian Territories

    Palestinian Territories

    Jul 3, 2013 Destinations

    Separating "Palestine" as a separate country on our blog won't be everyone's cup of tea, but we needed some sort of objective benchmark and used Wikipedia's "list of sovereign states" as a guide.

  • Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 10 - 14

    Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 10 - 14

    Jun 30, 2013 Northwest, USA

    The final story of our epic journey from San Francisco to Seattle and back again. This post takes us from day 10 to 14 with caving in Lava Beds National Monument, fun in Lake Tahoe with new friends and the most amazing natural fun you can have at Yosemit…

  • Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 6 - 9

    Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 6 - 9

    Jun 29, 2013 Northwest, USA

    Part two of our epic journey from San Francisco to Seattle and back again. This post takes us from day 6 to 9 with a day in Seattle, getting the tyres fixed in some little US town, outdoor cinemas in Roseburg, off the grid camping at the Lava Beds Nationa…

  • How We Slept in Our

    How We Slept in Our "Car" for Two Weeks

    Jun 29, 2013 Northwest, USA

    After travelling New York to Florida on our East USA road trip, we were told several times that the Pacific North West was even prettier and we had to do it. Having never been camper vanning before we thought that would be a neat way to see all the natura…

  • Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 1 - 5

    Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 1 - 5

    Jun 28, 2013 Northwest, USA

    The start of our epic journey from San Francisco to Seattle and back again. This post takes us on the first 5 days from San Francisco through the Avenue of the Giants, getting bogged in the Oregon Dunes, feeling the spray of Multnomah Falls & witnessing t…

  • Goodbye Antigua, Guatemala. Hello San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    Goodbye Antigua, Guatemala. Hello San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    May 15, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala

    Leaving Guatemala, flying to Fort Lauderdale - staying the night - before flying to Puerto Rico. Everyone loves the flight stories, right?

  • Our Eerie Trip on Lake Atitlan to San Marcos & San Juan

    Our Eerie Trip on Lake Atitlan to San Marcos & San Juan

    May 11, 2013 Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

    Our last day in Panajachel we hired a boat & captain to take us to two of the towns located around the majestic and beautiful Lake Atitlán, which on this day was not happy to have us on its silky waters.

  • 365 Days of Transport

    365 Days of Transport

    Apr 30, 2013 Highlights

    With our travelversairy coming up I wanted to write a series of reflective posts on our best ofs & our worst ofs that we have experienced over the last 365 days of travel. The first one I was excited to do was to write about all the types of transport we …

  • Israel

    Israel

    Apr 23, 2013 Destinations

    The land of my husband's ancestors and his parent's homeland. We are on a mission to see everything and to do nothing at the same time. Can it be done?

  • What Have You Got in All Those Bags?

    What Have You Got in All Those Bags?

    Mar 29, 2013 Travel Tips

    “That’s too much luggage! What have you got in all those bags?” “How do you travel with so little? What have you got in just those bags?” Two phrases we have heard continuously on our travels. Take a peek in our permanent travelling bags.

  • The Overnight Bus from Flores to Antigua, Guatemala

    The Overnight Bus from Flores to Antigua, Guatemala

    Mar 10, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala

    What a journey. And what a change from our hellish ride from Belize to Guatemala. The overnight bus went fast and was a very cheap alternative to getting into Antigua.

  • Our Hellish Journey From Belize City to Flores, Guatemala

    Our Hellish Journey From Belize City to Flores, Guatemala

    Mar 9, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala

    The plan was simple. A 1.5 hour speedboat ride from San Pedro to Belize City at 10am. This would get us to Belize City about 11:30am/12pm with enough time to eat lunch and catch the 1pm bus to Flores, Guatemala. What could go wrong?