The mix of cultures over the centuries has left a truly unique place. We could hardly wait to explore… CONTINUE READING >>
If there is one food that screams New York from the top of the Empire State Building, it has got to be pizza.
How did this happen? We didn’t know, but we do now!… CONTINUE READING >>
For most parents, “Look Mom, I’m in North Korea!” is probably not a dream email to receive.
However, I obviously inherited a love of questionable activities in foreign countries from my parents, The GypsyNesters.
So when they received my weekly travel newsletter detailing my trip to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), not only… CONTINUE READING >>
Like kids left alone who’ve formed a tree house club, the people of the Upper Peninsula have developed a domain unto themselves, even a secret language all their own.
A conversation about a moose walking through town would sound something like this:
“Just seen a snow cow at da stop-and-go light.”
“Yah, Hey… CONTINUE READING >>
In his mind, the best würst ever!
But before we dig too deep into his obsession with this supreme sausage, let’s take a look at the city from whence it came… CONTINUE READING >>
We’ve received yet another wonderful surprise from our publisher – Skyhorse! We had no idea this was coming!
We are so honored that the incredibly talented Danielle Ceccolini agreed to lend her original work to our book jacket – look what she has created for us!
We feel beyond blessed that someone of Ms. Ceccolini’s caliber could take our goofy little sleep-deprived, airplane-napkin doodle and turn it into… CONTINUE READING to see it in its full glory! >>
Pure dumb luck brought us in from the north where we discovered Jedediah Smith State Park — and boy are we glad… CONTINUE READING >>
Bet it involves animals, and likely some strange ones at that, right?
It was for us, and we bet we found some you’ve never heard of!… CONTINUE READING >>
We’re popping up in some fun places around the web these days! Thanks to all for putting up with our shenanigans!
|Remember our American Founding Cities Live-Blog? Amtrak reported on it too!||Complete Senior profiled us in their magazine just yesterday – we are so honored!|
Want a good belly laugh? Listen in while we’re interviewed by Australian funny man Steve Collins of Radio Roaming!
|We were also interviewed for Travel Writing 2.0! Read our discussion about writing, travel and the things we’ve learned along the way!|
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We sure do!
What if you could get five hours of extra talk time on your phone from a charger that fits in your wallet?
We can – and you can too by entering to win a TravelCard Phone Charger from your very generous GypsyNesters!… CONTINUE READING >>
Just outside of Quito, Ecuador lies the exact midway point between the North and South poles and, being of reasonably sound minds, we had to see it.
Seriously, when do you get the chance to stand on Latitude 00° 00′ 00”?
We did some wacky things there, but only one of us got a certificate for the wackiest thing of all… CONTINUE READING >>
Anytime a princess marries a king, it’s a big deal – and when the surname is Love, it’s bound to be the social event of the season!
The reception began with a champagne toast… CONTINUE READING >>
What can we say? “The towels were nice and the TV worked.” Not exactly a captivating story.
But sometimes the accommodations are the story, as is the case with the Library Hotel in New York City.
From the moment we checked in… CONTINUE READING >>
And trust us, that’s the tame stuff!
The life expectancy in Hong Kong is among the highest in the world, so who are we to argue? Click in to see some truly incredible wonders… CONTINUE READING >>
Cedar Key sits just off the coast in the northwest corner of the Gulf of Mexico, clear across the state from the well-known chain of islands down south.
The locals like to call it the “Island That Time Forgot,” and… CONTINUE READING >>
Snow Plow Parents
Like the snow removal apparatus, a Snow Plow Parent will be sure to… CONTINUE READING >>
Waves crashing against the craggy coast, mist drifting up mountains that rise abruptly from the sea, bridges impossibly clinging to cliffs…
A perfect day trip ending with elephant seals… CONTINUE READING >>
Join your GypsyNesters on a walk through a world of amorous amphibians, screeching owls, hidden-away bats and the other creatures that lurk in the dark of Costa Rica… CONTINUE READING >>
We’re pretty much together 24/7 and it’s seldom a problem with us.
We work hard on keeping our relationship fresh (to varying degrees, of course!) and continue to try new things together.
But sometimes a girl… CONTINUE READING >>
Inside the walls of this seemingly peaceful little church is a gallery so ghastly, it must be seen to be believed.
We had heard stories about this place, but words — nor pictures — can begin to explain what it was like walking through the doors.
Human bones from tens of thousands of people adorn the walls and ceiling, in inexplicable formations.
Strings of… CONTINUE READING >>