the big fat world

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Come join me around the world on a Big Fat World Trip, where we are running marathons in Iceland and drinking wine in Croatia. We build community on each and every trip and 5% of the trip proceeds goes to a local organization making a difference in another part of the world.

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We LOVE Iceland!

Learn more about the country of fire & ice with BFW posts. Also look for fresh posts in December when BFW tours goes back to see Iceland in full winter mode.

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Vietnam or Bust

Vietnam is one of my favorite countries and can’t wait to go back, but in the meanwhile, enjoy these articles.



Vietnam Posts


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Top 10 Posts from Around the World

A nice collection of all Top 10 posts I have written over 40+ countries.

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Top 10 Posts


From the Blog…

How To Plan Your Next Trip….Anywhere

How To Plan Your Next Trip….Anywhere

I have been to 45 countries and generally travel 2-3 months out of every year internationally, excluding the trips I take domestically. I try to visit 1-2 new countries or cities each year which makes...

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5 Tips on Your 1st Trip to Lisbon

5 Tips on Your 1st Trip to Lisbon

Lisbon is a magical city and you will encounter many a traveler who boasts it’s beauty and charm. This traveler is no different. I loved this city. It’s chaotic and interesting and there is so...

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What to Wear in Iceland in Winter

What to Wear in Iceland in Winter

I just got back from my 2nd December trip to Iceland. I was there to celebrate New Year’s and Reykjavik does it up nicely. Well, one thing you learn about going to Iceland in the...

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Tips on Flying Wow Airlines

Tips on Flying Wow Airlines

Who is Wow Airlines? They are an upstart airline from Iceland. They quickly made their name selling dirt cheap transatlantic fares from the East coast to Europe. Think of Wow Airlines as the European Southwest...

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