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    18 2017 February

    Wild Horse Trekking with EcoCamp in Patagonia

    Today was our first morning waking up at EcoCamp, and it takes us only one step outside of our dome to be completely in awe of the view.  EcoCamp is built on top of a small ridge,...

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    29 2017 January

    Our Home for the Next Week: EcoCamp Patagonia

    After a 45-hour journey via Santiago, we have finally made it to Chilean Patagonia!  The final eight hours of our journey took place this morning with a flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas, followed by a...

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    22 2017 January

    On Our Way to Patagonia: 24 Hours in Santiago, Chile

    When it comes to choosing travel destinations, I never have a shortage of methods on how to decide where I go next.  There are places I’ve dreamed about forever, places inspired by history or wonder, places I’ve heard...

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    22 2015 March

    Dog Sledding Through Minnesota’s Boundary Waters

    About a year and a half ago, while in Vietnam, I met an “addicted to traveling” couple from Germany.  They were just two of the hundreds of travelers I’ve met during my time abroad.  However, something...

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    15 2014 December

    A Weekend in Prague: Returning to One of My Favorite Cities

    My European base of operations in Nuremberg has given me access to some great short trips, and this weekend I am headed to Prague, Czech Republic.  It’s only about a two hour drive away from my...

Today was our first morning waking up at EcoCamp, and it takes us only one step outside of our dome to be completely in awe of the view.  EcoCamp is built on top of a small ridge,...

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After a 45-hour journey via Santiago, we have finally made it to Chilean Patagonia!  The final eight hours of our journey took place this morning with a flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas, followed by a...

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When it comes to choosing travel destinations, I never have a shortage of methods on how to decide where I go next.  There are places I’ve dreamed about forever, places inspired by history or wonder, places I’ve heard...

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About a year and a half ago, while in Vietnam, I met an “addicted to traveling” couple from Germany.  They were just two of the hundreds of travelers I’ve met during my time abroad.  However, something...

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My European base of operations in Nuremberg has given me access to some great short trips, and this weekend I am headed to Prague, Czech Republic.  It’s only about a two hour drive away from my...

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If you’re new to this blog, or to my travel stories, then you need to know something about me before reading further.  I am not a foodie.  It’s not that I don’t like to eat....

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Our last day trip from our temporary  home base in southern Germany is to Salzburg, Austria. It’s a beautiful city with a long history of prosperity from the area’s salt mines, has one of the...

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“Oh my god, have you like, done Auschwitz yet?  It’s like, sooo sad.”  This is what the 19-year-old girl at our hostel asked me during breakfast yesterday.  I wasn’t really sure how to react to...

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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...

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a first impressions article.  I’m not sure exactly why that is, but if I had to guess I would say it is a combination of  laziness, changing countries...

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