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Trip: Lihue

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A solo-joint trip with Laura and anniversary trip with Tor. Some ideas … 😊

InsiderBits Smart Watches Samsung

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Purchasing the ideal smartwatch is not an effortless task, with a crowded, fashionable market place that has changed drastically in the last couple of years. Now, improved styles are challenging classic watches, with an ever-expanding variety of features. And with the like of Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, Garmin and even classic watch brands like Fossil and …

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Trip:European Adventure

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Our family of 4 hope to travel with 2 other family to see some of Europe.  It will be our kids first time there and we have not specific “need to sees.”  All will be new!

Trip: Wyoming & Idaho

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Extended trip to see family in Fort Collins, Colorado. Long way home via: Jackson Hole, Wyoming to see the Tetons and historic Wallace, Idaho.

Trip: Spain & Poland

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5 Weeks of cool stuff: London and the Grim North with Aidan, Spain with Jill, Spain and Poland with Abby and Tor. Want to check out Viking stuff in the UK, eat tapas, drink wine, hike and lay on a Mallorcan beach in Spain, check out WWII stuff, visit castles and research family history in Poland. 

Trip: Georgia & Florida

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Heading to Georgia and Florida with Carrie on a joint creative retreat in September. An 8 days / 7 nights road trip exploring Savannah (GA), St. Marys (GA), Cumberland Island (GA) and St. Augustine (FL). Goals include: drinking Mint Juleps, wandering old ruins, seeing wild horses and touring historic towns.  PHOTOS:  Savannah  •  Dockside Restaurant  •  St. Marys  …

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Trip: Vancouver Island

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8-Day trip to Vancouver Island in November. Overnight in Vanouver. Take the ferry from Vancouver to Nanaimo, head to Tofino in the west, take day trips north along the Eastern edge via Courtenay — Telegraph Cove area and north up to Port Hardy. Then, head back down to explore Victoria at the southern end. Ferry from Victoria …

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Trip: Baja, Mexico

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Going with Richele to Baja Mexico in December & January for 13 days. We’ll begin in Todos Santos and end in Cabo Pulmo. On the agenda: fish tacos, snorkeling, hiking, a trip to Espirtu Santo Island and hammocks. PHOTOS:  Todos Santos   •  La Paz  •  Balandra Beach  •  Isla Espiritu Santo  •  Cabo Pulmo  •  Guadalupe Canyon

Trip: Spain

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Richele and I are traveling to Spain in May. A walking tour through Figueres, Llançà, Portbou, El Port de la Selva and Cadaqués, followed by a week on Mallorca. Ambitions include: wine, tapas, seeing the Salvador Dali Museum, hiking the Dry Stone Route through Deia to the Lluc Monastery and swimming in the Baeleric Sea. PHOTOS:  Barcelona  •  Figueres  •  Llançà  •  Portbou  • …

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Trip: Poland & Romania

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My aunt, uncle and I are going to Germany, Poland and Romania in May. We will travel for two weeks by train. We hope to see World War II sites, explore the towns, visit castles and absorb the culture, history, cuisine and natural beauty of the region. PHOTOS: Warsaw, Poland  •  Tatra Mountains, Poland  •  Dresden, Germany  • …

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Story: Liima & Tatu Ronko

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So, we saw Liima (fka Efterklang) at the Village Underground in London on June 16, 2015. Tatu Ronko played drums—er, things, more precisely. Jars, spoons, wooden implements, metal tools. An iPad. Caspar and crew were sublime, as ever. Their communion onstage is otherworldly. A magnificent set in all ways. Although, an experience truly difficult to convey in words…

Story: Oh You, Hangzhou

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Our third city in China became a solid favorite. Not hard to understand why Marco Polo called it the “finest and most splendid city in the world” (at the time). We arrived in Hangzhou with little knowledge and no expectations and left with fond memories of boat rides, garden walks, forest hikes and ice cream. …

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Story: Brighton

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The morning is cool and soft, riddled with bursts of briny air. I stand in Brighton Station in a swirl of tourists, school children and muffled announcements christened by bells. From a nearby kiosk, I pluck a map and bus schedule, then melt into a stream of people moving out into the light. I cannot help but smile; my time at the English seaside has …

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