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It’s day three here in El Nido, Philippines, and we spent it on a full-day kayaking and snorkeling tour of some nearby islands and lagoons.  We booked through one of the town’s most reputable shops,  El Nido Boutique...

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Located on the tip of Palawan, El Nido remains a beach town paradise left undisturbed by big tourism, corporations and hotel chains. El Nido is our last stop on our tour of Palawan Island.  I...

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Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park The underground river (subterranean river if you are a scientist) in Sabang is one of the Philippine’s national treasures.  Thanks to some fancy Facebook marketing, they were even able...

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Our nightmare journey while backbacking the Philippines We’ve been in the Philippines for a week, and have made our way from Manila to the western island of Palawan.  Our first three days in Palawan were...

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The Hobbit House New Zealand’s scenic Hobbiton is considered to be the mecca of Lord of the Rings travel destinations.  For fans wanting to check out “Middle-Earth”, New Zealand is second to no other destination...

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24 Hours in Tokyo

April 8, 2010

Our 2010 Asia Trip is off to a great start.  Leaving Minneapolis, we were the last two passengers to get a first-class upgrade! Alissa and I enjoyed a 12 hour flight filled with movies, sleep,...

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