Kinzua Bridge: Pennsylvania’s Eighth Wonder of the World
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Although the Kinzua Bridge is only about five hours from Washington, DC, we had to go through Chernobyl to find it. Adam’s love of historical and science-focused TV shows is directly responsible for some of our favorite adventures. … Read More

Transiting the Panama Canal: One Day, Two Oceans, Three Locks
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When the alarm went off at 5:15 AM—only five hours since I laid my head on a pillow, weary after a night of bad weather and delayed flights—I jumped up as if it were hours later, as if … Read More

A Day in Krakow, Poland: 8 Things to See
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Our visit to Morocco ended on a Thursday, and as Adam and I looked at return flights t occurred to us that extending our vacation wasn’t out of the question; with a long weekend’s worth of time, we … Read More

Movie Studios to Monkey Fingers: 10 Off the Beaten Path Stops in Morocco
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In Morocco, it’s a good idea to expect the unexpected. That rule of thumb kept us from being too surprised when a motorbike passed within inches of us on the streets or when our dinner was interrupted by … Read More

Tips for Camel Trekking and Desert Camping in the Sahara
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Riding a camel across the desert is an item on plenty of people’s bucket lists, and for years it sat toward the top of mine. When we decided to visit Morocco I was thrilled that my dream was … Read More

Ait Ben Haddou and the Kasbahs of Morocco
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Our Moroccan adventure started in Marrakech, a city that was nothing short of electric. We spent our first day completely immersed—even a bit lost—in the crowds, the winding alleys, and the energy that is characteristic of many cities … Read More

The World in a Day: Washington, DC’s Around the World Embassy Tour
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One of the best parts of living in Washington, DC is that it is truly an international city. Home to more than 175 embassies, we’ve walked or driven by many of them over the years; many of them … Read More

Travel Movies to Inspire Wanderlust and Adventure
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When it comes to travel movies, there’s something for everyone: comedies, dramas, historical epics, sci-fi, documentaries, and romances are just some of the genres that might ignite your wanderlust. We love watching movies, especially on planes; anyone who … Read More

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

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