Game Boy Around the World

Game Boy Around the World

A number of years ago when my son was much younger, I began to notice that a handful of the pictures that I took of him while traveling contained him playing his Nintendo Game Boy. It's not that he played it the entire time we traveled (well, he kinda did), but the...

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National D-Day Memorial

National D-Day Memorial

In the middle of rural Virginia is one of the most striking national memorials outside of Washington DC: the National D-Day Memorial. The awe-inspiring memorial provides an educational experience of the D-Day Invasion, the largest amphibious military landing the world has ever seen.

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Storing Your Luggage at the Munich Train Station

Storing Your Luggage at the Munich Train Station

Here’s what you need to know to store your luggage safely and cheaply at Munich’s train station during your long stopover. It’s much better than hauling your stuff around as you explore the city.

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The Day We Almost Died In A Fiery Bus Crash

The Day We Almost Died In A Fiery Bus Crash

It was my fifth visit to Zambia, and Zena's first. We had spent a week in central Zambia doing aid work with a group of Americans and now we were headed down to Livingstone to see Victoria Falls. And that's when we almost died in a fiery bus crash. We boarded a bus in...

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A Sobering Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

A Sobering Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

Dachau Concentration Camp was built in Nazi Germany as a "model camp" for other concentration camps. It mainly housed political prisoners, dissidents, and resistance fighters. The facility was designed to hold 5,000 prisoners. Population numbers fluctuated throughout...

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Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia

Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia

Just steps from Marienplatz (Mary's Square) is St. Peter's Church, home to one of Munich's most bizarre relics. Inside the church on the left-hand side is a glass coffin containing the jeweled skeleton remains of Saint Munditia: the matron saint of matrons (or...

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Eight Days in the Yucatan: Day 3-5

Eight Days in the Yucatan: Day 3-5

Explore the jungle ruins of Ek’ Balam before venturing inland to the capital of the Yucatan, the “White City” of Merida. Check out the UNESCO World Heritage site of Uxmal before heading back to the coast.

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