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World Trip Leg #2 Round-up (1st Half): Europe


[travelmap-map height=400 maptype="terrain" first=66 last=138] For "Round-Up" purposes, we've divided Leg 2 of our World Trip into two segments.  We spent nearly 9 months abroad on this Leg, with the first half being in Europe and touching into western Asia.  We'll cover this segment in this post.  The second half was overlanding through Africa, which we'll follow up on at a later date.  ...

The Glitz and Glamour of Dubai


In many of the places we’ve visited (such as Romania and Georgia), it seems like we’ve gone back in time.  But Dubai is the first place we’ve been that seems like we traveled into the future.  Modern, futuristic skyscrapers tower above the city.  Manmade islands hug the white sand coast, shaped like giant palm trees and the world’s continents.  There are malls so grand that they make A...

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