Category Archives: Adventures

Adventures in Japan

On July 1st, we took our annual international trip to Japan. We actually didn’t take a big international trip last year so we saved up our points and made this one of the cheapest trips we have ever taken. As usual, we took months to research where we wanted to go and booked everything about 6 or more months in advance… more

Adventures in South Korea

This was probably the best time to go to South Korea… that is before North Korea does something really stupid and another war breaks out.  On this trip, we book 2 nights so that I could book a full day private tour of the DMZ.  Yup, the demilitarized zone. One long line cutting the country into two.  And then guard post 2 kilometers from that point on each side.  Us staring at them, them staring at us.  What a sucky situation!… more

Adventures in Curaçao

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Willemstad Curacao

Instead of the usual Playa Del Carmen Mexico for the holidays, we decided to use up our Hilton Hotel points and get 5 free nights in Curacao. It was the only Hilton in the southern Caribbean area. We left on December 29th from LAX… (more)

Adventures in Machu Picchu

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Adventures in Machu Picchu

What else do you get someone who loves to travel for their birthday but a trip! Not just any trip, but a trip to Machu Picchu of all places. On the bucket list of almost every world traveler.  It definitely was on mine and my wonderful wife made sure I got to check that off my list.  Well we took a week and took off…. more

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Adventures in Spain

Check Spain, Portugal and Denmark off our list!  We just successfully had our annual international vacation and it was hot!  I mean, literally hot!  In Seville is was 111 degrees. Man did we walk and sweat… (more)