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  • Twelve Apostles Great Ocean Road Australia
    04 2014 July

    1,344 Hours of Australia in 4 Minutes

    4 weeks. That is how long we planned to stay in Australia. Our main reason being the cost to travel is so high in this country. Well, it sucked us in, like it has countless...

  • Red Beach Komodo Island Indonesia
    29 2014 June

    Red Beach: The World’s Best Snorkeling Location

    Most of the time it is a common assumption that you need to scuba dive to see the best parts of the coral reefs and marine life in any given place. I used to believe...

  • Komodo Dragon Komodo Island Indonesia
    17 2014 June

    Walking with the Komodo Dragon in Indonesia

    There are only two places on this planet where Komodo dragons exist in the wild. We had boarded a plane from Bali, flew over an erupting volcano to the island of Flores in Eastern Indonesia....

  • Great Barrier Reef Diving Australia
    05 2014 May

    Facing My Fears on the Great Barrier Reef

    Standing on the back of the boat, I had just finished getting suited up. The dive master was inspecting my kit and checking my gauges to ensure everything was in working order. “ Thank god...

  • Fraser Island Lake Birabeen
    01 2014 May

    Blown Away by Unique Beauty on Fraser Island

    Of all the places I’ve been to in the World, I have never come across a place that is as unique as Fraser Island. This island will blow your mind and it certainly did ours....

Day 1 After our day started in Beijing, we made a stop at the Olympic Park and then headed North of Beijing and into the countryside towards the Jiankou section of the Great Wall of...

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This week’s interview: Gary Arndt of Everything Everywhere 1.       Who are you and where are you from? My name is Gary Arndt. I am originally from Wisconsin and I also spent 17 years living in the...

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Discover Beijing Food Tour Dumpings

Food Adventure on the Streets of Beijing

August 25, 2014 | 5 Comments

After jumping out of our food comfort zone in Seoul we were eager to do the same when we arrived in Beijing. There are so many dishes and foods that are eaten in China that...

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RTW Seoul South Korea Divergent Travelers

RTW Recap: 10 Days in South Korea

August 22, 2014 | 12 Comments

The decision to visit South Korea was a last minute decision when we were in Kuala Lumpur. It had been on our radar, but we didn’t know if it would come together or not. We...

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We were shown into a room where we were seated and given a form to sign. The general overview of the document was that we were entering an active military zone and that more or...

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DMZ South Korea Divergent Travelers

Journey to the DMZ in South Korea

August 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Visiting the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in South Korea was one of the main reasons we decided to fly to Seoul. We have both always been fascinated with the history between North and South Korea. We...

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Georgetown Street Art Penang Malaysia

Photo Essay: Georgetown Street Art

August 15, 2014 | 7 Comments

One of our favorite things to do during our time in Georgetown, besides eating loads of street food, was to spend our days walking the streets to discover the street art.  The displays of street...

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Taman Negara National Park Penang Malaysia RTW Recap

RTW Recap: 3 Weeks in Malaysia

August 13, 2014 | 4 Comments

We used Malaysia to recharge the batteries while battling and overcoming our first case of travel burnout. So our visit was all about relaxing, eating, working and watching Netflix. This was exactly what we needed...

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Batu Caves Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Paying a Second Visit to the Batu Caves

August 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

The first time we visited the Batu Caves was in 2010. We were on our backpacking honeymoon through SE Asia and had found ourselves on a 24 hour transit stop in Kuala Lumpur. We were...

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Changdeokgung Palace Seoul South Korea Divergent Travelers

South Korea Must See: Changdeokgung Palace

August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

This was the second palace we visited during our time in Seoul. The Changdeokgung Palace was built in 1405 and has been listed as an UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997. When the Gyeongbokung Palace...

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