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…

Mui Ne, Vietnam

Travel on the Cheap in SE Asia

One of the fantastic things about South East Asia is its cheap factor. Burma holidays and holidays in Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand can be many times cheaper than a trip to European hotspots like Paris,...

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Top Tourist Destinations in USA

Top Tourist Destinations in USA

  The Top Tourist Destinations in USA The United States counts one among the most diverse places in the world, both culturally and geographically. With such a vast number of tourist destinations like New York...

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Video Series: Traffic in India

Traffic in India has to be one of the most chaotic, confusing, rule less, if not dangerous forms of traffic in the world. Worse than the whizzing motorbikes of Saigon and the anything goes drunkenness...

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Weird India Animals- the classic goat in sweater

Weird India

Sweet, weird India where have you been all my life? In my ever expanding series of weird things and places, I am attempting to recount all the glorious weird I saw in this country on...

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