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Photo: Shwedagon Pagoda

Have you heard of Shwedagon Pagoda?  It’s one of the most impressive (and most expensively made) religious places in the world.  A Buddhist temple located in Yangon, the former capitol city of  Burma, Shwedagon Pagoda is also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda, or Golden Pagoda, as it’s covered in 24k gold bars and leaflets.  […]

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5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Bora Bora

Bora Bora is a dream destination for most.  The mesmerizing crystal clear depth of cerulean water, a milky way of islands encircling a lush green volcano, and those iconic bungalows hovering over the lagoon on stilts — it’s enough to make one sigh and slip into a daydream. Having been, I can tell you it’s […]

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5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Bora Bora

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5 Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe While On Vacation

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A Review Of Cathay Pacific’s Premium Economy

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Exploring Thailand’s Rice Terraces

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A Guided Food Tour Of Orlando

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His-N-Hers Weekend In Charlotte

It is entirely possible for a husband and wife to find balance and spend equal time doing things they both love during a trip.  Pete and I … [Read More...]