Hidden in Plain Sight: The Cold War Bunker Tour at the Greenbrier
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“I hope you’re ready for a relaxing vacation,” our tour guide said with a grin as he swiped his badge, unlocking a heavy door. “Welcome to the Greek Islands!” As the door swung open, we weren’t facing a … Read More

2 Days in Lisbon, Portugal
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When you travel like we do—making the most of every minute you can squeeze from vacation time—there are certain things you do that become second nature over time. For one, you know you are going to trade some … Read More

Day Tour of Sintra, Portugal
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We have spent a fair amount of time exploring the many castles that dot Europe’s landscape, so I was pretty excited to add Portugal to the list of countries where we have discovered how the rich and royal … Read More

Christmas in Washington, DC: Holiday Traditions and Festivities
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The holiday season is a truly magical time. From the hustle and bustle of shoppers searching for the perfect gifts to the bright lights and classic music, Adam and I absolutely love this time of year. We have … Read More

Destination Guide: Virginia Beach
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Since moving to Virginia in 2004, I have spent many weekends in the Virginia Beach area exploring the southeastern part of the state. The region is also known as “the tidewater,” a term that refers to the Hampton … Read More

Make Mine Virginia Wine: 14 Wineries to Visit in the Old Dominion
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Winery visits seem to weave their way into almost every trip we take, but some of our favorites are in our own backyard. We live in the outskirts of Virginia wine country, which means when we aren’t on … Read More

7 American Civil War Battlefields Near Washington, DC
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Stephanie and I have always had an interest in history. Although we both grew up in different parts of the United States, one of the things we love most about living in the Washington, DC area is that … Read More

2 Days in La Paz, Bolivia
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As I fastened my seatbelt on our flight from Cusco to La Paz, I took a deep breath and tried to brace myself for the second leg of our one week, two country tour of South America. Peru … Read More

A Day in Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas
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Our last morning in Peru was, in many ways, our best one: we were mostly rested (although still a bit tired from hiking around Machu Picchu the day before), and we weren’t too affected by the altitude, which … Read More

Machu Picchu: Your Ultimate Day Trip Guide
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When you think bucket lists, chances are you’re going to think about Machu Picchu. Over the last decade or so, travellers from all walks of life—from budget backpackers in their 20s to retired visitors in their 70s and … Read More

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