Journey through India in Photos

A Journey through India in Photos

Julie India 4 Comments

India is a country of stark contrasts. This is a country of magnificent beauty, ancient temples, towering mountains, steamy jungles, and hot, dry deserts. It’s also a country that is overpopulated and in some areas impoverished. Travel to India and you will love it and hate it, rejoice in its beauty and become disheartened with its squalor, fall in love with …

Postcards from Glencoe

Postcards from Glencoe, Scotland

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If you are taking a road trip through Scotland, Glencoe should be on your list of places to visit. This gorgeous valley is a great place for families, hikers, and those that love the great outdoors. You can either drive through it, spending just an hour here, or you could easily spend an entire day hiking and exploring. We heard that …

Dean Village Edinburgh

Dean Village…Why it Needs to be on your Edinburgh Itinerary

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The list of must-see sights in Edinburgh is long. Every visitor knows to visit the Edinburgh Castle, walk the Royal Mile, eat haggis, climb Arthur’s Seat, and go whisky tasting. But there are sights off the main tourist trail that are so worth your time. One of these underrated but incredibly scenic spots is Dean Village. Even after reading about …

Everest Base Camp Photos

Everest Base Camp Trek in 18 Amazing Photos

Julie Nepal 4 Comments

The Everest Base Camp Trek takes those willing to do it through some of the most gorgeous terrain in the world. While trekking, ascending hundreds of meters every day, fighting for oxygen, and dealing with fatigue and the symptoms of early altitude sickness, it was difficult to appreciate the true beauty of the trek. Yes, we were amazed at the snowcapped Himalayas towering …

Eaten by a Panda

Jeju, South Korea in Photos

Julie South Korea 1 Comment

Jeju, a small island off of the southern coast of South Korea, is a hotspot of tourism for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean tourists.  The island is dotted with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, hiking trails, shopping areas, small amusement parks, various museums, and beaches.  We heard great things about Jeju so we devoted most of our time in South Korea here. …

Earth Trekkers 365 RTW

365 Days of Travel in 100 Photos

Julie Photography, RTW 26 Comments

We hit a HUGE milestone today, hitting day #365!  But we aren’t finished yet.  Surprise, surprise…our “one year” trip around the world grew to 13 months of travel.  We have been having so much fun we are just not ready to go home, not yet.  So, here we are, 32 countries visited, 365 days of travel, and thousands of memories …

Tim Rivenbark

Photo Tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set

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Our tour of Middle Earth continued with a visit to the Hobbiton movie set, the cutest little spot in New Zealand.  We were thrilled to learn that we could tour these tiny houses that we have seen in both The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.  This was one tour that Tyler and Kara thoroughly enjoyed. Hobbiton was …

Zhangjiajie China Photo

Photo Tour of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Julie China 8 Comments

Zhangjiajie, China…a place you may never have heard of but have seen if you watched the movie “Avatar.”  When we learned that there was a place on earth that served as the inspiration for one of its most scenic landscapes, we put it at the top of our list. Zhangjiajie…the Inspiration for the landscape in “Avatar” This place is Zhangjiajie, …

Prague Clock

The Very Photogenic City of Prague

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Tim and I visited Prague in 2011, ending our trip to Eastern Europe.  This city is incredibly photogenic.  Prague is called the “Golden City of a Hundred Spires” because of the many spires on churches all over the city. Prague was the only large Eastern European city to survive WWII without being destroyed by bombs (unlike Budapest and Vienna).  I fell …