Mendoza, Argentina's Lujan de Cuyo wine region: Oh god my liver hurts

It’s not a secret that Alicia and I are wine fanatics.  Some of our favorites come from Mendoza, Argentina’s wine region.  We went on a few tours of the popular…

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Is the GoPro good for travel?

Many people wonder what kind of camera to take with them, and ask: is the GoPro good for travel?  Here are some of the things we’ve done with it and…

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Internet options when traveling

Everywhere claims to have “free WiFi”, but it often doesn’t work Internet has become a way of life for many people. For us, we need to work remotely when abroad,…

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Losing weight while traveling

Losing weight while traveling isn’t only possible, it’s easy!  That might seem like a ridiculous statement, but there are many good reasons why an American traveling abroad will likely drop…

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Airbnb has replaced hotels

After staying in several Airbnb locations across many countries, I can safely say that Airbnb has replaced hotels for us. Everything the hotel does, Airbnb does better That’s a bold…

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Cusco Cooking Class

Once upon a time, Cusco used to be the capital of the Incan civilization.  Now it’s primarily a rest stop on the way to Macchu Pichu.  But with that much…

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Stuck in the past: Peru

We went on a “day in the life tour” of a native Peruvian.  There were some downsides to the tour which I already detailed, so we’ll concentrate on the good…

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Cusco, Peru: Incredibly Touristy

Cusco, Peru is the second stop in our round the world trip.  Our stay in Lima was to get our feet wet in a big, foreign city before heading out…

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Airbnb pros and cons

Airbnb has a bunch of pros and cons, most of which we figured out quite quickly in our travels.  As we get better at picking out places to stay, our…

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Lima: I pay $7 for a man to risk his life

Alicia and I consider ourselves “foodies”.  We’re always on the prowl for a good meal.  Lima didn’t disappoint, with a unique cuisine and dishes to try while taking in some…

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