Charlotte is my home and one never truly appreciates their home unless they live in NYC/Chicago/LA. From this Charlottean to the world, enjoy a photo essay of my city.
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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!
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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.
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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.
Top 10 Posts
From the Blog…
Ireland in March is a feast for the eyes and an even grander feast when bright green fields pop against even brighter blue skies. Enjoy County Kerry and it’s spoils.
Hong Kong, love it or hate it, but you have to respect the awe that this city’s skyline inspires. HK has more than 7500 high rise buildings, that’s more than NYC. Its’ majesty extends into...
A healthy debate arose the last night about whether or not to buy a RTW ticket from Airtreks or other similar company or buy tickets as needed. We mentioned in another post the pros/cons of...
Ever wonder why Charleston has false front doors on many of the houses in the historic district? Or a better question, has anyone ever noticed? On my quest for the truth, I asked young and...