Kaffeeklatsch: Greece

Kaffeeklatsch: Greece

Taste testing local coffee offerings is one of my favorite things to do when I travel. Certain regions are known for their good coffee. Take Costa Rica for instance, when I was there two years ago, not only did I drink some good coffee, but I also toured a coffee plantation. Compare that to Argentina, a country better known for drinking Yerba Mate (which tastes a little like green tea), where I couldn’t really find coffee I liked to drink.

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Souvenirs: What to Buy When Traveling

Souvenirs: What to Buy When Traveling

Souvenirs. Those things that are prominently featured at every tourist destination. They call to you. You want to buy them. But, what to buy is THE question. What will make the most sense once you actually get home? That will - or should - help guide your thought process when you are window shopping and have the sudden urge to buy everything in the store. I know. I’ve been there. That point in time when you think maybe I should start collecting shot glasses, drink coasters or souvenir spoons.

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The Caldera Trail: Walking from Fira to Oia in Santorini, Greece

The Caldera Trail: Walking from Fira to Oia in Santorini, Greece

Santorini is known around the world for its white buildings and blue domes. What many people who haven't visited this popular tourist destination might not know is that Santorini is the byproduct of a super volcano which erupted 3,600 years ago. The result? An incredible formation of islands forming a Caldera, a Spanish word meaning cauldron.

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DIY Outdoor Shutters

DIY Outdoor Shutters

Traveling has taken a backseat to house projects over the past couple of months. We are preparing for a huge party, making this the perfect opportunity to invest in the house and ourselves. In an effort to transform our backyard into a comfortable oasis that people will enjoy, we’ve spent a lot of time (and luckily gotten a lot of help from our family) to help us make the space a little more fun and welcoming.

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