Maremma: Hidden Tuscany [Audio Slideshow]

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We'd like to think of ourselves as rather savvy when it comes to Italy, having married in Tuscany and having visited a dozen times throughout the last decade.  But when a friend recommended we visit the Maremma region during our 10th anniversary trip to Tuscany this past autumn, we were intrigued.  Maremma?   Seen it on maps, never really paid it much mind.Names … [Read more...]

Audio Slideshow: Northwest Argentina, Road Trip Style

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Some places are best suited to road trips. They speak: move at your own pace, get lost, stop off in small towns, have the flexibility to enjoy whatever experiences might come your way.The area around Salta and Jujuy in northwest Argentina is one such chunk of perfect road trip territory. Listen and watch the audio slideshow below to find out why. … [Read more...]

Gross Eats, Fearless Leaps and Lemonade Stands: Kids Being Kids [Audio Slideshow]

Ah, kids these days. The list runs long of their digital addictions: texting, gadgets, Facebook, internet, and video games. But during our visit to the U.S., we bore witness to a few fleeting moments that reaffirmed that kids are still kids.That is to say, kids as we knew them: little girls leveraging the lemonade-stand model to raise money for an afternoon … [Read more...]

Antarctica, Part 4: An Audio Slideshow

Late Afternoon Reflections in Antarctica

We've spent hours sharing highlights of our Antarctica experience with family, friends and fellow travelers. The result: we get excited, they get excited. And rightfully so -- Antarctica is a special place and our experience there was truly memorable in so many dimensions.Inspired by all of these conversations ourselves, we decided to dabble in a different medium, … [Read more...]