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Remarkable, funny and memorable stories of the people, places and events that give life meaning or simply make it interesting.

One Year Traveling On A Pension

One Year Traveling On A Pension

On April 7, 2014, we set off to see if it would be possible to travel around the world on a pension. And not just to go, but to have all the fun we wanted to have along the way. One year to the goal and I am now able to say we did it. In the past year we attended Royal...

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Bangkok Wedding Party Crashers

Bangkok Wedding Party Crashers

Did you ever find yourself swept up into a stranger's wedding party? It happened to us this morning in Bangkok. I cracked open the bedroom door at our B&B to investigate a commotion outside. Just outside the door was a roomful of elegantly dressed people in wedding...

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How to get a haircut in a foreign land

How to get a haircut in a foreign land

If you go traveling for a year, sooner or later you will need to get a haircut in a foreign land. We scour the local language dictionary but words to convey hair styling preferences never seem to make the cut. Nowhere was this more evident...

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Time Traveling in Australia

Time Traveling in Australia

I’ve neglected writing much on the Blog lately but I had a good reason. We took a detour to go time-traveling instead. Oh, it’s nothing slick like a Hoverboard ride in Back To The Future. This part of the trip has been more like a quiet, reflective stroll through a foggy...

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We saved $14,105.00 on First Class Tickets to Australia

We saved $14,105.00 on First Class Tickets to Australia

It is unbelievable but absolutely true. Peter and I flew in First Class from Paris to Australia on the world's top airlines and paid just $582.00. Those same tickets would cost $14,687.00 if purchased outright. That is a savings of $14,105. And this wasn't a...

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No Catastrophe

No Catastrophe

Meet Hugo. He’s a French cat. Hugo has one passion in life and, as you might expect of a French cat, it is food. From the first hours of our housesit in rural Bordeaux, it was obvious Hugo and I would be inseparable. I adore his cuddling ways, his bouncy...

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Home base: Minnesota, USA

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