The Lady of the Hour, Ms. Vesuvius

When you live in a foreign place for a long time, things start to become familiar to you, as anyone might…

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Sitting on the Crater Rim, Mt. Vesuvius

On a day when you are in Naples Italy, and you look up and see the bluest of skies, normally after…

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Mauna Kea, Big Island Trekking, Hawaii

Props to Jon, the guy I just interviewed because he’s the one who: 1. lived this first and told me about…

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Hawaii circa 2009 VS. Hawaii Now

Hawaii hasn’t changed much in the past 4 years but the person visiting has… The first time I visited Hwaii I…

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing, AKA Mount Doom

¬†First and foremost, before I say anything, when you read any website about the Tongaririo Alpine Crossing, do what they say!…

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16 Big Adventures in New Zealand in 2 Weeks

When my sister and I were originally planning our New Zealand trip we heartily believed that 16 days was plenty of…

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