01 SEP 14 - 12 OCT 14
The problem with Marathons is the training. What's the point of running if there is nothing to chase? I solved this problem by run-exploring which turned out to be a great way to check out the areas around our new place. Surprisingly, you can run a long way without overlapping. I did the best I could to try new places every run and after 322km worth of explor...
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15 JUN 14 - 25 AUG 14
It's been a couple months since our exotic travels ended and we touched down in Canada. But the travels didn't end there and we were still living out of bags! We were kind of expecting to relax a bit after returning home but that was far from the case. After being gone for a few years, home didn't really exist anymore so we kept moving. We went from...
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05 JUN 14 - 13 JUN 14
The Queen Mary 2 is legendary itself as well as the path from Southampton to New York (Titanic route). Since we were going that direction anyway, we had to try! We checked every day for last minute deals and finally booked a few weeks before departure. I wouldn't call us 'cruise people' but it was welcome relief after living like animals for three...
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02 JUN 14 - 05 JUN 14
We asked some of our English friends where we could go off the tourist trail to enjoy a quintessential experience. Just a place where an old lady could tsk tsk and chase us away with a broom for persistent scrumping. Just to sit around and drink tea and eat crumpits and blood pudding. We ended up getting that and more - quaint neighborhoods, kids walking to sch...
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28 MAY 14 - 01 JUN 14
Although Greece is considered a Balkan country it is hard to group it with the rest. Greece is legendary in the list of well known countries of the world. I couldn't believe how many aspects of Greece were familiar. For starters I could sound out all the words, remembering the alphabet from mathematics. We don't learn about the mythologies and gods of mo...
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23 MAY 14 - 28 MAY 14
Meteora or 'suspended in the air' was something that grabbed our attention quickly. It is a very fitting title for the (Greek Orthodox) Monasteries that cling to the tops of rock pinnacles, some of which are only accessible through strenuous hiking or mountaineering. Unfortunately, many of the monasteries are plagued by tour buses but that didn't stop...
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22 MAY 14 - 23 MAY 14
We were in Skopje for a whopping total of 18 hours (in transit from Kosovo to Greece) but loved every minute of it. Well, minus the two hours of waiting for our train which two attendants assured us said arrived at 5am, but actually arrived at 7. (Breakfast and entertaining two young children on the tracks ensued for two hours). It is a charming little city with ...
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20 MAY 14 - 22 MAY 14
What a strange little country! We're glad we stopped through, if only to say we've experienced Europe's newest country. Where we were, in Prizren and Pristina, we couldn't see open remnants of the war, or certainly not in the same vivid way as Sarajevo. It's possible we weren't in the right places and that the most extreme violence in...
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Older Posts
 Aug25/14: The Unexpected Extension
 Jun15/14: Travelling with Toddlers
 Jun15/14: Track our Progress
 Jun13/14: Cruising the Atlantic
 Jun05/14: Quintessentially English
 Jun01/14: Stuff of Legends
 May28/14: Perched on Pinnacles
 May23/14: Big Day Seized
 May22/14: Loving Bill
 May21/14: UV Balance Sheet
 May20/14: Quirky But Loveable
 May17/14: Mountains Meet The Sea
 May12/14: Caught in the Middle
 May08/14: Dalmatian Port Hopping
 May03/14: Fifteen Years On
 Apr27/14: Hearing Our Names
 Apr25/14: Communist Mountain UFO
 Apr20/14: Heart City
 Apr17/14: Cotton Castle and Ephesus
 Apr14/14: Enchanting Fairy Chimneys
 Apr08/14: Kuwait a While
 Apr03/14: Welcome
 Mar29/14: Red Sea Dead Sea
 Mar28/14: Deserts, Canyons, Castles, Rui...
 Mar19/14: Galilee Couch Surfing
 Mar17/14: Disorientating Pilgrimage
 Mar13/14: Tropics to Desert
 Mar08/14: Last Days in the Kingdom
 Feb20/14: Le Portail
 Feb05/14: 10 Cambodian Wilderness Advent...
 Feb02/14: Jungle Biking
 Jan04/14: Street Jingles
 Dec01/13: Temple Run
 Nov24/13: South Coast with Fam
 Oct31/13: Around Home + Water
 Sep15/13: All About Arwen
 Aug19/13: Birth Certificate Bureaucracy
 Jul30/13: Summer Fun
 May23/13: Arwen Arrives
 May15/13: No Idea What's Coming
 May03/13: Moto Road Rules & Tips
 Mar31/13: Last While Snippets
 Mar11/13: Camry Etiquette
 Jan06/13: Meet me in Burma
 Dec31/12: Aya finishes off 2012
 Nov30/12: Tea and Strawberries
 Oct17/12: Death of a Monarch
 Oct16/12: The Final Frontier
 Sep16/12: All About Aya
 Sep15/12: 1500 days
 Jul14/12: Skoki Hiking
 Jun09/12: The Death Highway
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