Travel Stories of 2017: Our Year in 9 Vignettes

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We have had epic travel months, weeks, and days this year–but as always, it’s the moments that truly stand out. Last year, we shared several vignettes about our most memorable travel moments, varying from the electrifying to the embarrassing to the seemingly mundane. Read Next: Travel Stories of 2016: Our Year in 10 Vignettes This year, we are excited the continue the tradition. After writing this post, I immediately noticed…

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Show Me The Money: Travel Budget for Honduras

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We knew that our travel budget for Honduras was going to be higher than in other Central American countries due to our love of scuba diving–but I have to say that the numbers were still a little higher than we hoped for! With seven dives,…

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Fire on Utila: An Unexpected Afternoon on Island Paradise

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“¡Agua! ¡Agua! ¡Agua! ¡Vámonos!” The shouts came rapidly, urging the crowd forward. The buckets moved up the line: paint buckets, milk cartons, everything in between. From the Caribbean Sea, to the smoke-filled building, and back to the sea, and back to the smoke. Again. And…

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Macaw Mountain: Our Favorite Experience in Copan, Honduras


If you’ve heard one thing about Copan, Honduras, you’ve heard about its ruins. The Copan Ruins are set in the jungle in northern Honduras, far from any coastline. They’re known for being beautiful, for having some of the most interesting carvings of any ruins in…