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Boston: A City for Everyone

August 25, 2014

[Maynard's View] We had big plans for Boston, and were excited to hit the ground running. We had planned our time to a “T” and then a hurricane decided to crash the party. Needless to say our time on the ground in Boston was drastically cut short. We managed to get a taste of this great city, which only left us wanting more. Boston is chalk full of history, good food and friendly people. read more

The Boston Public Library is a Gem Hidden in Plain Sight

August 21, 2014

[Maynard's View] As with most major cities the Boston Public Library has several different branches. I intended to focus on the Central Library branch which is comprised of the Johnson and McKim buildings. It’s located in the heart of  Copley Square. The Library opened in 1895 and is heavily influenced by Roman architecture and contains enough marble to fill a small cargo ship. Exterior: read more

Driving the Must See Southern South Africa Coastline

August 18, 2014

Shoreline on Cape Recife

{Glinda’s View} We love a great road trip. The freedom to come and go as we please, and the idea that one road may lead us to crazy unexpected adventures fuels us to road trip whenever possible. When in South Africa it is an absolute must to rent a car and drive the southern coastline between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Not only will you gasp at the views along the famous Garden Route, but you will be amazed by all the little stops along the way. I have taken quite a few road trips in my lifetime all over the US, through the hills of Rwanda, down the west coast of Italy to name a few but the South coast of South Africa has to be my favorite. read more

Top 5 Must Dos in Cape Town, South Africa

August 14, 2014

Top 5 Must Dos in Cape Town, South Africa

{Glinda’s View} Ever wonder why the top 5 Must Dos are Must Dos in Cape Town? Hmmm… because they are spectacular! Table Mountain When in Cape Town do not miss taking in the view from atop Table Mountain. The easiest and fastest way to enjoy the scenery is by cable car. Hiking and biking trails of different skill level are available and enjoyed very much by locals and tourists. read more

Photo Essay: Portobello Market, London

August 11, 2014

The World Famous Portobello Road Market runs through the Notting Hill neighborhood of London, England. Tourists and locals alike partake in the fun. It is one of London’s largest and most interesting markets, you never know what you are going to find. Not only was it the setting for the movie Notting Hill with Hugh Grant, it is also Europe’s largest antique market. No trip to London is complete without making a trek to Portobello Road to visit the market. read more

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