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Getting ready for our Hadrian’s Wall walk

We spent today in Carlisle, Cumbria, excited to begin our coast-to-coast walk across England via the Hadrian’s Wall National Pathway. It runs from Bowness on Solway in the west, to Wallsend, east of Newcastle upon Tyne. I’ve dreamed of doing an epic hike for a while. This is far from a 500 mile Camino, but it is our […]

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Travel Inspiration 2016

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I don't know about you, but I get almost as much feel good mileage from travel planning as from the trip itself. A study from the Netherlands found that vacationers were generally happier than non-vacationers – not necessarily after a holiday, but before the holiday, while planning and anticipating their vacation.So here's some travel inspiration for 2016 so you can take advantage of this pre-trip happiness.
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Our New Zealand visit to Middle Earth

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Nestled in rolling green hills on New Zealand’s North Island is the Hobbiton Movie Set, used to film the “Shire” scenes in JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies. I’m a fan, so a visit to the real Middle Earth was a must-do on our first trip to New Zealand.

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