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…

Turquoise Coast of Turkey- Video

  The turquoise coast of Turkey or the moniker Turkish Riviera should be on anyone’s itinerary if they have time to spend in this amazing country. When they call it the the turquoise coast, they...

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Highway in BC

Is Canada the best place to live?

Is Canada the best place to live? Is Canada the best place to live? Well Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa consistently rank in the top 20 cities to live in the world, and that simply can’t...

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Shopping District on Sunday

Hong Kong Filipino Attack

It’s a little known fact for the visitor to Hong Kong that besides the bustling commercial and financial centers, the culture and  history and the bid Buddha, Hong Kong has over 250k Filipino maids/nanny’s/workers. Bored...

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The Peak!!

'Peaking It' in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a dichotomy of yesterday’s culture and customs being slowly crushed by the gleaming glass buildings of the new economy. Old ways are dying with it residents as a new shopping centers spring...

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One Big Buddha in Hong Kong

One Big Buddha in Hong Kong

There is certainly one Big Buddha in Hong Kong. His claim to fame is he is the world’s largest sitting Buddha, not to be confused with another big sitting buddha in Phuket. As you guessed...

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