Cotswolds Dragonfly Maze

The Quirky Dragonfly Maze in the Cotswolds

I freaking love mazes. Big ones, small ones, those only meant for children under the age of eight - I love 'em all! Forcing yourself to get lost in order to test your well-honed (or so you thought) sense of...
Mercator Map Brussels

Mercator Maps at the Royal Library of Belgium

All travelers have somewhat of a love affair with maps. Whether it's putting pins in the places you've been or just staring at the details for hours, maps are fascinating. They help us plan journeys, dream of...
Magdez Morocco

Not Even on the Map: Magdez, Morocco

It's a village with only one car and the mayor greets all visitors with tea and walnuts. High in the Atlas Mountains, the village of Magdez only recently got a one-lane road connecting it to the main mountain...
Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea At Soho’s Secret Tea Room

When Nick's sister Sam visited us in London last month one of her requests was that we have traditional afternoon tea at an English teahouse. This was her first trip to London, and her first trip outside the...
Dushanbe Teahouse Boulder

The Best Central Asian Teahouse in Colorado

Did you know that just off the main shopping street in the outdoor paradise of Boulder, Colorado is a traditional teahouse from Tajikistan? Really! The town of Dushanbe, Tajikistan is sister cities with...
Walking on water in St Martin

The Caribbean Island You Can Walk To

We were driving around the gorgeous island of St. Maarten/St.Martin (which is awesome because you can go back and forth between the Netherlands and France as often as you like!) when we spotted a lookout...
Swimming in the Animal Flower Cave Barbados

Cave Swimming in Barbados

Awesome things to do in Barbados include swimming with sea turtles, lazing on white sand beaches, and eating a lot of flying fish. But for a little extra (and slightly unusual) island adventure we hopped in...