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Finding an Ethical Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

My husband and I had the opportunity to visit our first elephant sanctuary in Thailand. We love seeing wild animals, especially elephants, but we really didn’t know much about them. Thanks to our

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Our Favorite Quality Accommodation In India

We spent three incredible months traveling in many regions, cities, and villages around India. The visit was a cultural experience that was better than we ever anticipated.  At first, we questioned whether

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Money in India: Overcoming the Chaos of Demonetization

  Tuk-tuks and shopkeepers passed by the road in front of the outdoor patio of Coffee Temple Café. It was one of our favorite breakfast spots in Varkala, a cliff-top beach village at the southwest

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Travel Tools for People Who Hate to Plan Travel

Updated post Jan 2018 with new tools we have recently discovered and prefer!  Troy and I hate travel planning.  So why do we torture ourselves with independent travel and instead, book a package tour? 

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Anti-theft Bags: Pacsafe Review 2

If you saw our past Pacsafe gear review videos you know, safety and functionality are our top priorities. Anti-theft bags is a big need for us, and because we travel full-time, our bags can take a beating,

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Eating Well On A Budget While Traveling

Eating Well On A Budget – Jedd vs. the budget When my wife, Michelle, first introduced me to the concept of ‘life on a budget,’ I have to say I was against the idea. In fact, I hated it. I thought

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