12th Feb
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An Evening at Japan’s Matsumoto Castle

Our second stop in Japan after spending a few days in Tokyo was a small city called Matsumoto in Nagano prefecture. It’s famous for Matsumoto Castle, the oldest castle still standing in Japan. Matsumoto Castle dates back more than 400 years, and I was lucky enough to spend an evening walking around the profoundly beautiful […]

27th Jan
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A Photo Journey Through Auschwitz-Birkenau

One of the few requirements I had when we started planning our RTW trip was that I had to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau. I had never been to the Nazi’s largest concentration camp, where 1.2 million Jews were murdered, among them my family. I had to pay my respects and mourn in my own way. We’ve written […]

07th Jan
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Nepal’s Learning House: Where Education Lives

Nepal will always have a special place in our hearts. There, we had the opportunity to volunteer at a Buddhist monastery to teach English through Alliance Nepal. It was during this experience we realized the need for better education opportunities for the Nepali children. Now, Pokhara will very its very own Learning House.

24th Nov
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Winter Cruising: Romance in the Air

One of the most common myths about cruise holidays is that they are in some way the sole remit of the older holidaymaker. While it’s true that an ocean liner is a comfortable, convenient and accessible mode of transport for older passengers, there’s no core demographic, and cruises are enjoyed by people of all ages, […]

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