19 Best Hikes in Olympic National Park For 2023

Olympic National Park is one of the most diverse national parks in the US. With nearly a million acres of land to explore, you’ll find old-growth forests, the Olympic Mountains, and alpine lakes. No wonder Olympic National Park hikes are so popular. The national park is just outside Seattle, like North Cascades and Mount Rainer National Park. It is easy to access on a day trip from Seattle and is one of the most convenient national parks to visit on a city break. Top Hikes in Olympic National Park Looking to…

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Eclectic BBQ With Neal Stephenson – Stuck in Customs

Eclectic BBQ With Neal Stephenson – Stuck in Customs

Daily Photo – Eclectic BBQ With Neal Stephenson My plane arrived in the evening, and I went out immediately to start taking photos of the city. Just as I was getting into a groove, I received a text to come over to Neal Stephenson’s house to help build a unique steampunk BBQ Grill. To this, I cannot say no. So I arrived and then spent about four hours with Neal, Chris Young (master chef who wrote Modernist Cuisine), Nels Peterson (paleontologist++), and a few other people to build a crazy…

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The Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip Guide

A Route 66 road trip is one of the great road trips in America. Known as The Mother Road and the Main Street of America, Route 66 was the main thoroughfare through the United States for decades. This historic route runs from downtown Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California, covering a total distance of about 2,400 miles (3,900 km). The Mother Road was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System and became an iconic symbol of American culture and cross-country road trips. ultimate route 66 Road Trip…

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Meet Our New Travel Journal!

Meet Our New Travel Journal!

Posted: 1/31/23 | January 31st, 2023 One of the best souvenirs I have from my first trip around the world is the journal I kept over those 18 months. Having captured my thoughts and feelings as I traveled has allowed me to relive that trip over and over again in the years since. Memories fade, so being able to relive events as they happened is priceless. To be reminded of the people I met, places I saw, and things I felt? To see my journeys through the eyes of my…

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A Wine and Sunset Adventure in Cape Town – Stuck in Customs

A Wine and Sunset Adventure in Cape Town – Stuck in Customs

31 January 2023 : Tuesday Jan 2023 : Tuesday Daily Photo – A Wine and Sunset Adventure in Cape Town After massive immigration problems (and literally getting Stuck In Customs in Botswana), I finally made it to Cape Town. We had a ton of fun there together! On my first full day, my friend Neville had planned an amazing trip through the wine country. I went to probably one of the most awesome wineries in the world there… I’ve forgotten the name now. It was so good I forgot a…

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The Ten Bells Pub in London, England

The Ten Bells Pub in London, England

The Ten Bells pub in London is a historic and iconic establishment located in the Spitalfields neighborhood of the city. The pub has been in operation for over 300 years and has a rich history and cultural significance. One of the most notable aspects of the Ten Bells pub is its association with the infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper. The pub was a popular haunt for the victims of the killer, and it is believed that he may have even frequented the establishment himself. The Ten Bells has become…

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10 Best Locations to Visit in Southern England

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Southern England is a popular tourist destination and boasts a rich history, beautiful landscapes, and diverse attractions. Visitors can explore the bustling cities of London and Bristol, visit historic castles and stately homes, take scenic walks through rolling hills, and enjoy the region’s beaches and coastline. In London, attractions include Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, and the British Museum. The city is also famous for its shopping, dining, and nightlife, with numerous shopping districts and street markets. Further west, Bristol is a…

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When the Songs Were Forlorn – Stuck in Customs

When the Songs Were Forlorn – Stuck in Customs

30 January 2023 : Monday Jan 2023 : Monday See More Photos of:&nbsp&nbspCamera Gear, Iceland, Nikon D3X, Travel Daily Photo – When the Songs Were Forlorn When you are surrounded by constant strange-light, everything feels like a waking dream. And when I reached this point, my iPod playlist started getting into the forlorn songs. It did nothing to help the reality of the situation if there was one to begin with… When the Songs Were Forlorn Photo Information Date Taken2010-06-14 17:56:39 CameraNIKON D3X Camera MakeNikon Exposure Time1/8 Aperture8 ISO100 Focal…

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What the Ancient Seamariners Saw – Stuck in Customs

What the Ancient Seamariners Saw – Stuck in Customs

29 January 2023 : Sunday Jan 2023 : Sunday Daily Photo – What the Ancient Seamariners Saw Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out. Imagine seeing this if you were one of the great sea explorers of yore! This is the entrance to Milford Sound from the Tasman Sea. It would have been so amazing to come across…

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Australian Food: 24 Australian Dishes You Have to Try

Visiting Australia is always exciting. From the wildlife to the surf culture and fantastic road trips and attractions, the country is packed with excitement at every corner. But what about Australian cuisine? What are popular Australian foods ‘Down Under’? There is a vast range of Australian foods. The cuisine has a massive European influence, and you’ll frequently spot adapted staples from British and Italian cuisine. Australian cuisine is also influenced by Asian cuisine, especially Chinese, so be prepared to see food adaptations like spring rolls. And, of course, some of…

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