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They say a picture says a thousand words, so here is our 2014 in 10,000 words! December 2013: Ringing in New Year’s Eve 2013 in Sydney, Australia Advertisements

Malawi October 21-25, 2014 Sometimes referred to as ā€˜Calendar Lakeā€™ because it’s approximately 365 miles long and nearly 52 miles wide, Lake Malawi is known for a couple of things; one being its sheer size and two being that it is home to the most species of fish of any lake in the world. And after our visit there, itā€™s also famous for its lake flies. We spent four nights in Malawi… Read More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates October 10, 2014 Smack dab in the center of the Middle East,Ā Dubai, United Arab EmiratesĀ isĀ oneĀ of the safest and most prosperous places on earth. We chose to fly Emirates Airlines for our flights from Istanbul to Nairobi and from Cape Town to Bangkok for a couple of reasons. Firstly, they were competitively priced with Qatar Airways and Etihad; and secondly, it would take us to Dubai, a place we’veĀ always… Read More

Dubrovnik, Croatia – September 20 – 23, 2014 Dubrovnik is likely the most popularĀ tourist destination in Croatia and after spending a couple of days in the area, it is easy to see why. Dubrovnik and its walledĀ Old City is spectacular, perched on the Adriatic Sea withĀ Srd Mountain providing aĀ backdrop. It is a popular destination for Mediterranean cruises so when that ship docks, you can expect an influx of thousands of tourists!

A relatively minor hiccup on September 12, 2014, while driving into Slovenia in our rental car, brought us back to reality.

Newfoundland &Ā Labrador July 2014 It starts every conversation in Newfoundland and often decides whether or not many trips to the Rock are enjoyable. Since leaving NL in 2006, we never count on it beingĀ nice and usually come prepared for the worst it has to offer. This trip however, it has been absolutely amazing. I’m talking about the WEATHER of course. I’m pretty sure I’ve seen the sun at least once every day… Read More

Steven has been working in Pittsburgh for the last few months,Ā so for his last week, I came down to hang out before our big road trip home to Newfoundland. Before coming down, I had big plans for my days while Steven was working. Heading into downtown, exploring the city on my own, taking lots of pictures, etc. etc… How did the week actually turn out? I slept in. I watched Netflix. I… Read More