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    18 2014 July

    Alissa’s Favorite Destinations of the Past 18 Months

    We’re back home! We’ve been visiting family and friends and the most common questions is, “what was your favorite place?” Here are my favorite place of our last 18 months, in no particular order. Vietnam From the cool Hanoi old town, to the laid back...

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    15 2014 June

    In the Path of Fräulein Maria: Our Salzburg Bike Tour

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    06 2014 June

    D-Day Then and Now: Normandy After 70 Years

    In May, Alissa and I spent four days in Normandy exploring all the D-Day memorials, cemeteries, and ruins from 70 years ago.  In honor of the 70th anniversary of the invasion, I put together my best Then and Now shots from those times.  Enjoy!  -Dan...

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    29 2014 May

    Part 2: 27 More Amazing Travel Photos That Will Infect You With The Travel Bug

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    26 2014 May

    A Walk Around Auschwitz and the Ruins of Pure Evil

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    18 2014 May

    Then and Now: Poland’s Tragic WWII History

    The photo above is one of my favorite photos from WWII.  Warsaw was completely destroyed by Germany at the end of the war, and the photo is of the statue of Christ Bearing His Cross laying in the middle of Warsaw’s rubble.  Something about this photo...

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UPDATED. Sharing is encouraged! The latest version of Alissa Around the World! I created a video for Alissa on our 12-month "travelversary", however, it was an unfinished work since we still had six months of travel left. This new version includes updated clips from all 18 months of travel. ENJOY! If you're new to our blog, check out our website here: http://thisworldrocks.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Lisa DrewThis is such an amazing and beautiful video!!3   ·  7 days ago

John QuaintanceAwesome Dan. Truly amazing. Thanks for sharing the journey with us all.2   ·  6 days ago

Lindsay MakaremHappiness is!!2   ·  7 days ago

Minceanna LibertàHer smile!! So cute2   ·  7 days ago

Dan MonfreCameos from Janelle Condra Alan Condra Pete Monfre Sue Monfre Stetson Johnson Ken Doris Davis Chris Kavanagh Madeline White!2   ·  7 days ago

Karyn JaneAwww guys! When I first found your 12 month video I was up in the middle of the night feeling like shit because all I wanted to do was travel and there were so many obstacles in my life at that time - it was exactly what I needed to see and I bawled like a baby. Now life is better but I'm still tearing up a little bit. This is a really awesome video, and so inspiring.1   ·  4 days ago

Carolyn A. GreeneAmazing !! Thanks Dan I1   ·  5 days ago

Alison RimnacAwesome video! Great journey!1   ·  5 days ago

Katie O'DonnellIncredible. Thank you for sharing.1   ·  6 days ago

Living a Kiwi LifeGreat video! So many places still on our list!1   ·  6 days ago

Matthew Joseph NortonAmazing job!1   ·  6 days ago

Ann HeuerAMAZING!!!1   ·  6 days ago

Sarah SodemannThis is some awesome camera work! And she looks so happy :)1   ·  6 days ago

Efrain Hernandezgreat job!1   ·  7 days ago

Sarah 'Denis' HaaseNice work Dan Monfre!1   ·  7 days ago

Nicole MorehouseThis is amazing!!1   ·  7 days ago

Lindsey KampaThis is incredible!1   ·  7 days ago

Jackie Collins BroWow!!!!20 hours ago

Jordan Clark BatesReally incredible.3 days ago

Duminda Uduwawalahay guys that's grade what you did , wish to may your all dreams come true.......thanks for everything what you did , you are always doing some thing mare than traveling, al the best !!!!!!4 days ago

Megan LindsayUmmm, this made me cry :). Can't wait to see you and catch up!4 days ago

Mike FarinaYou know how much I luv video and this is amazing. You lived a life we all dream about. Good Job.6 days ago

Anne Marie RappSo many emotions while watching this. Incredible, you two! Alissa - you are gorgeous :) What a great 18 months you had - cannot wait to catch up soon! <36 days ago

Steve FarinaYou two are my heroes.6 days ago

Noelle Weber StraussWell done!!! What an inspiration you two!6 days ago

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