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icelandic sheep on the mountain free range
in Good Eats, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

The Story of Icelandic Lamb

Where our food comes from is one of the most important things you should know. And not only the where, but also who is producing the food and are they pouring their heart and soul into that production. I have traveled from Kansas to Belize learning about farmers and food production and recently returned from Iceland. I spent a few days learning about meat, fish,…

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are beaver tails one of the favorite foodie finds in quebec city
in Good Eats, International, North America, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Favorite Foodie Finds in Québec City

Québec City, situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, is one of North America’s most beautiful and historic cities. It’s also a fully established culinary mecca, with amazing local food, a burgeoning wine + craft brewery culture, and tons of hidden gems. After spending a delightful week there for Wanderful’s Women in Travel Summit, here are my top five foodie spots in Québec….

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Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathlon Training and Family Fun

Everywhere we travel as a triathlon family means we must have three things… A bike to ride. A pool for laps or open water. A long distance treadmill or safe area to run outside. Now these items, of course, are for the triathlete. But what about the family? Isn’t the most important point of a vacation the happiness of the whole family? Traveling with a…

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what are activities at anantara si kao
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5 Can’t Miss Activities at Anantara Si Kao Resort in Thailand

Nestled on the world famous Andaman Sea, without the hustle and bustle of crowded Phuket, lies the unmatched serenity of the Anatara’s Si Kao property. This luxurious jewel of a resort is located in Trang. This is the second most southern province in Thailand on the Malay Peninsula. Anantara believes that life is a journey. The company works hard to curate exceptional and exclusive activities…

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franz josef glacier on new Zealand's rugged west coast
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5 Breathtaking Sites on New Zealand’s Rugged West Coast

When there’s really only one place left in the world that you want to see before you die, you better believe your expectations are REALLY high… That place for me was New Zealand (notice I say was) and I honestly don’t know why. For years, I’ve had this notion that I simply had to see it AND go bungie jumping. In my mind, I’ve pictured…

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are seeing the gardens one of the must-do's in monaco
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5 Magical Must-Do’s in Monaco True Luxury Included

Monaco is this teeny tiny country (city-country) surrounded by France, Spain, and the Mediterranean Sea. Known for fast cars, expensive yachts, and, of course, Grace Kelly, Monaco is also packed with history, culture, grandeur, amazing food, and so much to see and do. Only 499 acres in total, the country is one of Europe’s leading resort areas. Although small – it’s actually the second smallest country…

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is there a wide range of activities on small ship cruises
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Could Small Ship Cruises Become Your Favorite Way to Vacation?

Imagine being so close to a humpbacked whale you could literally touch him, but don’t… Imagine being in your kayak within feet of an iceberg when it breaches… Then, imagine having a world renowned National Geographic photographer giving you photography lessons in the Antarctic… If you’ve ever thought about going on a cruise, but were scared off by being on board with 3,000 fellow passengers,…

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what are some unforeseen costs of flying budget airlines
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What You Should Know About Flying Budget Airlines

We love certain airlines and we try to stay loyal with a few exceptions. Maybe there’s a great flight option or our airlines do not service where we are going. Also, we give up loyalty a lot when flying internationally. Truth is, Business and First Class with most airlines these days give you the benefits of loyalty on long-haul flights. BUT, we do not fly budget…

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Top Cruise Destinations You Won’t Want to Miss

So, you’ve decided to take a cruise vacation. Making the decision to spoil yourself with the trip of a lifetime is the easy part. The difficult decision is deciding where you will set sail. With so many ports of call waiting, the possibilities are endless. We’ve tried to narrow it down just a bit with these top cruise destinations you won’t want to miss. Alaska…

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Great Places to Eat in Queenstown New Zealand

Queenstown is a scenic wonderland filled with a variety of outdoor activities to please everyone. Whether you are headed to upcoming Ironman races in New Zealand or just lucky enough to be going for a vacation, you’ll also need some great ideas for places to eat in Queenstown. We were just in New Zealand for my once-in-a-lifetime vacation and spent a few days based in…

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