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.

things to do in iceland      Iceland Posts


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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…

Downside of Cheap Airlines

Downside of Cheap Airlines

I recently wrote a post about WOW Airline’s sub $400 flights to Europe. Well, I recently had the opportunity to fly on Wow from Boston to Reykjavik and I wanted to relay the downside of cheap...

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Iceland in Winter (video)

Iceland in Winter (video)

I am in Iceland. I was fortunate to get a flight for under $400 on WOW Airlines, which I recommend as long as you don’t mind paying for the extras. The extras being a carry-on weighing...

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Massive Abandoned Hotel in Bali

A fellow wanderer took this amazing video of an abandoned hotel in Bali. If you are planning a holiday to Bali soon, might be an interesting way to spend an afternoon. He found the hotel...

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Mileage Triple Dip

Mileage Triple Dip

Are you trying to earn miles for a free flight? If you are not taking advantage of shopping portals, you are definitely missing out of tens of thousands of miles. Shopping portals are offered by...

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