the big fat 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…

Red Fort, Delhi

Packing for India

Packing for India India is a big country and has a very diverse climate. Between North & South India in December, the temperature can vary by 30-40 degrees and I am not even considering the...

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Travel Life Lessons

Travel Life Lessons

Travel. Why do so many love it? Some love the escape from work or family. Some love the yet unwritten adventure. Whether a weekend at the beach or a 9-month backpacking trip through southeast Asia, travel teaches...

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Top 10 Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Top 10 Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

  Almost smack in the center of Vietnam along it’s coast is a paradise called Hoi An. This little city is overflowing with great art, greater food, and magnificent tailors sometimes doesn’t get the respect...

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Weird India Part 2

Weird India Part 2

India is the largest democracy in the world and is the cradle of hinduism. It’s often referred to as being schizophrenic for many kinds of things a traveler will encounter on a journey there. No...

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