Exploring the one and only, Cappadocia!

**Arrived on September 4th and Departed on September 7th One of the most important moments in US history was Star Wars. And yes, we do mean the movie, and not the Reagan initiative to protect us from nuclear ballistic missiles. Before it, a flash light was still a flash light, Big Foot was just a […]

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The Great Santorini

*Arrived in Santorini on August 21st and Departed on August 25th The title to this post may make you think of a second rate magic act, the act you would see if you were too cheap to buy tickets to see the Great Houdini. In fact, there is nothing second rate about the isle of […]

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Experiencing Italy, Part 3 – Rome and Naples

*Arrived, Rome on August 10th and Departed, Naples on August 14th Chris has been looking forward to Rome since the trip started. He’s fascinated by the old Roman Empire, how they were able to have so much power, rule so much of the world, and then lose it…plus Gladiator is his favorite movie. We arrived […]

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Experiencing Italy, Part 1 – Milan, Venice & Cinque Terre

Arrived, July 29th in Milan and Departed, August 7th from Cinque Terre As the last selfless act in a campaign to be the best hosts ever, Andrey and Tanya drove us to the airport at 1:00am in the morning to see us off to Milan. We really  cannot thank them enough for everything they did […]

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4 days in Prague – Czech Republic

We’ve been looking forward to visiting Prague based on all of the rave reviews we heard from friends and family that have been there before us. It’s one of the oldest cities in Europe and was relatively untouched during the war, so a lot of the original architecture is still intact, making it a very […]

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Departing Amsterdam, one day in Belgium, arriving in Prague

Our last day in Amsterdam was spent doing laundry and lots of it! Lu had a washer/dryer in his apartment so we made good use of it. It’s so much easier than looking for laundromats and waaaay cheaper than paying for the hotel to do it – they charge 3 euros for a pair of […]

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