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Through the Heart of the Atlantic

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It always happens this way when we fly. We enter the plane, exhausted and eager to sleep. Sleep comes easy for us, even in the world of coach travel. And, just as relaxation takes over and we drift into dreamland, the flight attendant wakes us up to offer a choice of chicken or beef cannelloni.

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A Train to a Plane to a Train to a Train

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We’re on the cusp of our next adventure. We have had many these past six years, but the best adventure is always the next adventure. This next adventure is to France with a 44 hour stop in London. We have much that we’re looking forward to, especially from a culinary perspective, but first we have to get there. And travel just isn’t as glamorous as it used to be.Read More

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The Technology of Travel

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We admit it. We are frugal travelers, but we’re not true budget travelers anymore. Gone are the days when it was cool to spend $2 for a no-frills room in a Thai guesthouse or below market for a lumpy bed at the Days Inn in Asheville.

This being said, we have recently splurged on iPads to use on our upcoming trip and beyond. We figured that the iPads would be easier to carry than our laptops. Plus, blogging on our smartphones just doesn’t appeal. It’s just been a week since the purchase, and we’re already hooked.

We’ve been trying travel applications. Here are some favorites so far:Read More