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Going Beyond the Tourist Experience – Stay with a Peace Corps Volunteer

How to get the very best vacation on a budget. Stay with a Peace Corps Volunteer. If you are interested in going beyond the traditional tourist experience, call a Peace Corps volunteer. Seriously, these volunteers live in the most remote villages of the country, speak the language, find the best, cheapest places to eat and

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Home for the Holidays?

An Expat’s Experience visiting home for Thanksgiving. I recently returned from a 18 day trip to my hometown in the U.S., Cincinnati, Ohio. It was during Thanksgiving and the start of the Christmas season. I found  Thanksgiving a great time to be home. During Thanksgiving week I saw family, old friends, new babies and people

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Virgin Falls, Sparta, Tennessee

Virgin Falls Park, Tennessee Sparta Tennessee is a little town in the middle of Crossville and Cookeville. It has a gas station, a library and a car dealership. As you drive down Route 127 you will see mobile homes that need some welding done as well as sturdy brick tri levels. This area doesn’t appear

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Utah National Parks – Moab, Canyonlands, Arches, Bryce Canyon

Utah National Parks – Moab, Canyonlands, Arches, Bryce Canyon This video was taken in early November during our road trip of 2010. We loved Utah’s parks and beer. If you look back into the archives of this site you will find our Zion National Park video and the 6 pack firestarter video, both also shot

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Butter, Bounty and the Toucan – Our new life in Costa Rica Begins (VIDEO)

Making Butter, Collecting Fruit and the Birds – Our new life in Costa Rica Begins We arrived on December 7th and it has rained every day save for three since then. The Caribbean rainy season can last until February and then begins again in August. It is the rain that keeps everything this lovely shade

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Yellowstone National Park and the Hat Fairy

Yellowstone National Park Video Camping in Yellowstone was sold out the 1st night so we had to go to Gardiner, Montana. The little town was able to charge astronomical prices for everyday items and lodging because of the proximity to the park. We ended up spending about $100 on groceries and $135 for a little

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Plans to move to Costa Rica

Updates and Transitions – Preparing for the Move to Costa Rica

Updates and Transitions – Preparing for the move to Costa Rica All kinds of fun stuff going on since the last post. Coleman got back to us with a big thumbs down on our trip sponsorship. The reason, no budget. Really Coleman? If your CEO decided that he wanted to finger paint our truck I

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