Category Archives: Countries

A short update of our travels

Wow, how long has it been since we have posted anything?  Too long.  Well I would say that it is because we haven’t been travelling much, but that’s false.  Leslie has recently been to Amsterdam, Prague, and Vienna, while Scott and … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday: Dream Vacations of the Nerdy and Cutting the Talk

Happy Top Five Monday, travelers!  Although it has been a slow summer/fall adventure-wise at CCC, Kelly and I recently cured all of that with the arrival of our long-awaited Pride & Prejudice tour of Great Britain.  Faithful readers and anyone … Continue reading

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Top 5 reasons why Sri Lanka will be the next “it” destination

Scott said that the key to a great vacation spot is that it leaves you wanting more.  I definitely feel like Sri Lanka fits that bill.  We had a 24 hour layover in Sri Lanka on our way to India, … Continue reading

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The Maldives – A First Impression

If you boil it down, there seems to be two types of travelers.  The first type of traveler is the adventurer.  This ADHD type is always on the go, hiking, biking, anything to keep the person busy.  The second type … Continue reading

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My (short) ode to Indian Transportation

Before heading to India, Leslie gave us a checklist of things to do or see.  I am happy to say that we checked off most of the list.  Some of the more interesting items were the different modes of transportation … Continue reading

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Maldives – Keeping Locals and Travelers Separated

In a couple of weeks, Kelly and I leave for a week of rest and relaxation in the Maldives.  The Maldives are a chain of over 1,100 islands located in the Indian ocean, south of Sri Lanka and India.  These … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday: Stretch your travel budget

Whether it’s a double-dip recession, recovery mode, or the burst-bubble effect, we can probably all agree that the dollars, yen, euros, pesos, or baht aren’t flowing as freely as they might have before. In these extra-stingy times, how can travel … Continue reading

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