Day 268: BBQ with The James’

Black Swans tried to run our steaks!! They had the nerve to walk up to the table and hiss @ us! Albert Park Albert Park Albert Park It is conveniences like these that make me rethink coming home. Free for public use grill stations and fully covered pavilions with plenty of seating, overlooking a Palm…

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Day 215: White Water Rafting Adventure

We heard a nasty rumor that we were was supposed to get heavy rain today (Saturday). We didn’t let this hold us back from experiencing more of what Cairns had to offer! We booked a white water rafting trip on the Barron River! Why not?! We were going to get wet anyway so rain wouldn’t…

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Day 214: THE Great Barrier Reef

Upolu Cay Upolu Cay   Today we took an hour and a half boat ride to The Great Barrier Reef with Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom Tour Company. The boat was nice and the crew was very helpful and friendly. We stopped at Upolu Reef and went for a swim on the gorgeous Upolu Sandy Cay.…

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Day 213: Hello Cairns!

We stayed up all night catching up The Walking Dead, blogging, and having a few drinks. We had to be out of the apartment by 3:30AM for a 6AM flight to Cairns, Australia! We only care about two things on this trip:  snorkeling The Great Barrier Reef and ….    …. celebrating 6 YEARS OF…

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Day 138: Bye Okinawa!

Okinawa was the best ending to our 3-week long trip. Seeing my LS and her family was priceless. Her girls are growing up fast and are beautiful, smart, funny, and full of love. Seeing my LS and her husband together was like seeing true commitment in the physical form. I loved holding the baby in my…

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Day 137: Natural Beauty

Our last full day in Okinawa was our most memorable. We woke up early for breakfast at a cute cafe/deli near the base called “Casa Casa”. We needed a good morning meal for all the snorkeling we would do at Cape Meada. || (Pause). The day before we tried to go snorkeling. We heard that…

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Day 135: Forest Adventure

Today was an adults-only day.  We spent the day testing our strength, endurance, and courage.  We headed over to Forest Adventure Park. We started with a short safety briefing and then were sent out to zip line and complete a forest adventure obstacle course. The hardest and scariest part of the course was where we…

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Day 127: BKK is Massive

Two perfect examples of how big Bangkok really is are the Siam Paragon Complex & Chatuchak Market (Weekend Market). We started our afternoon by heading over the the 35 acre Chatuchak Weekend Market.  Yes, 35 arces of thousands of people, vendors, humidity, and chaos. You can literally find ANYTHING you need and want at this…

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Day 126: Old City & Night Life

 These trips we go on are more than just relaxation and partying. While we do get in our fair share of both, we also have a vast appreciation for all cultures. I really enjoy a good history lesson. Traveling to places with deep cultural roots on display like we’ve seen in Thailand, feeds my soul. …

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Day 124: Khob Khun Ka Samui

“Khob khun ka” = thank you. Samui and the staff at Centara Grande treated us so well. We spent our last day laying on the beach … all day. It was perfect, just what we needed. Unfortunately I had a toe injury from the night before that kept me from dipping in the water one…

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