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The Largest Water Fight in the World at Chiang Mai, Thailand

One of the most unforgettable and fun experiences (besides volunteering with the animals at Safari) during our time in Thailand and RTW trip was being able to celebrate Songkran in Chiang Mai.  Songkran is the festival that marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Thai...
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Istanbul, Turkey (Part 2)

After a full day of site-seeing the day prior, we had an open schedule and just planned to walk around and explore.  It was raining and a bunch of the street cats found shelter around the corner of our apartment building.  I'm sure Minh and Connie were tired of my excitement over all the cats...
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Istanbul, Turkey

After spending Thanksgiving in Selcuk, we were headed to our last stop in Turkey - Istanbul.  Upon our arrival to Istanbul, we checked into our Air Bnb apartment in the Beyoglu district. We dropped off our bags and headed straight to Durumzade, a Kebap place that has been made famous by Anthony...
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Spending Thanksgiving in Selcuk, Turkey

Our Turkey adventure continues west to the city of Selçuk we stayed at an AirBnB just steps from St. John's Basilica and even had a view of the Temple of Artemis. We were most excited about visiting Ephesus located just 3 kilometers from Selçuk where centuries ago, the Greeks settled at this...
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Exploring the historical sights of Göreme, Turkey

After checking off touring cappadocia from a hot air balloon off our bucket list, we had the rest of the day to explore the rest of Göreme and what it had to offer.   The most well known "attraction" after hot air ballooning is the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Open Air Museum that once...
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Breathtaking Cappadocia from a Hot Air Balloon

After the madness of Morocco, we were headed to our next country - Turkey! We had a stopover in Geneva, Switzerland where Minh looked at the backside of a posted dial clock (looking at the hands backwards) at the airport and thought we were going to miss our connecting...
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Must-Do in Morocco – 3 Day Desert Trek

When going to Morocco, a MUST do is going on a desert trek. You’ll find that there are numerous companies selling tours within the Medina in Marrakesh. They all practically have the same itinerary, but the quality of the van, driver, and guides are what differ between the tours. Minh and I had read...
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Game of Thrones Filming Locations, Morocco

Shortly after visiting various Game of Thrones Locations throughout Croatia and Spain, we were on our way to another country where the show has filmed - Morocco! As part of a Desert Trek tour, we visited the UNESCO Town Ait Ben Haddou, which has also been made famous by films such as Gladiator,...
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A Day Trip to Cordoba, Spain

About 85 miles north-east from Seville is the medieval city of Cordoba. One of the major capitals during the Spanish Muslim rule and also designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO, we knew it was something that couldn't be missed when visiting Andalucia, Spain. The most popular major attraction in...
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Eating our way through Barcelona, Spain

We had some really good eats while in Barcelona, and sightseeing and trying local food go hand in hand when we travel anywhere.  Besides the delicious Paella and Jamon, Barcelona has a big tapas culture, which are a bunch of small dishes you eat to make up your meal.  We love this, because it means...
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