Top 5 from the Trip: Places to Drink Beer

Top 5 from the Trip: Places to Drink Beer

Through the course of our travels, certain themes developed as we found ourselves doing similar things in different countries. Beer is usually pretty affordable and a good excuse to get out and be social. In some areas, it is a cornerstone of daily life. After a long day of travel or hiking, hitting the pub… Continue Reading

Montenegro Wrap-Up: Hiking, Mountains, and Meat

Montenegro Wrap-Up: Hiking, Mountains, and Meat

Montenegro is about the same size as the state of Connecticut but with only one-quarter of the population. More people live in Dayton, Ohio than all of Montenegro. But this tiny nation has a rich and eventful history and natural beauties that will leave you slack-jawed (in my case, even more so). We arrived the… Continue Reading

Indiana: Brown County State Park, Pizza, and Beer

Indiana: Brown County State Park, Pizza, and Beer

The weather for the last week or so has been unseasonably warm for the most part. We thought we should enjoy it just in case it snows again. Doing some hiking seemed like a good idea, so we headed with our friends James & Shelley to Brown County State Park. We haven’t been hiking much… Continue Reading

Angkor Wat: Tips We Learned from Our Visit

Angkor Wat: Tips We Learned from Our Visit

The towers of Angkor Wat are an icon of Cambodia and like Machu Picchu, are a monument to the greatness of a long since past empire. But Angkor Archaeological Park is more than just the Angkor Wat temple. Angkor was the capital of the Khmer Empire for several centuries and a significant population center from… Continue Reading

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