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Continents visited
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Miles traveled
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Days traveling
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Stories written

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Len and JJ’s 3 Rules of Travel

We have 3 simple rules of travel that we believe can help anyone have a more enjoyable in-transit experience. Be Early, Pack Light, and don’t try to see Everything in one day or one trip. 1. Don’t Be in a Hurry, Be Early You wanna know who isn’t having fun […]

Destinations, Europe, France, Marseille

Marseille, France

Marseille was founded by the Greeks in 600 B.C. Despite it’s Vieux-Port or “Old Port” being one of the major ports in all of France, Marseille barely cracks the Top 10 of most popular or most visited French cities. Tourists who choose to sleep on Marseille are missing out on […]

Destinations, Africa, Morocco

3 Days in Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco marked our first ever visit to the continent of Africa. Marrakech was also officially our 8th city to visit on our year long journey. Morocco was our 3rd country, and Africa our 2nd continent of the trip as well. Marrakech is a former imperial city that uniquely incorporates […]

Destinations, Europe, Spain, Barcelona

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, an autonomous community of Spain, is one of the most buzzed about cities in the world. This was JJ’s first visit to this historic city, and my second. Many of our friends, family, and random people we come across all seem to have Barcelona on […]

Destinations, Europe, Spain, Palma

Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca is the name of the island and territory in Spain that we were visiting, and Palma is the name of the capital and port city of Mallorca.  That may sound basic enough, and you may be asking “Len, why are you mentioning such basic facts?” The reason is that […]

Destinations, Europe, Spain, Cartagena

Cartagena, Murcia, Spain

Cartagena is another Spanish coastal city that is steeped in history.  Founded in 220 B.C., it has a great deal of cultural significance to Spain’s history, and also plays a large part of Roman history. One of the major landmarks of Cartagena that we did at least walk by is […]

Destinations, Europe, Spain, Cadiz

Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain

Cádiz marked our first city to visit in the country of Spain, and Spain was officially our 2nd country to visit in our year long journey. It was JJ’s 26th individual country to visit in total, and Len and JJ’s 20th Country to visit overall as a couple!  Len had […]

Destinations, Europe, Portugal, Funchal

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Funchal marked our second city to visit in Portugal after Ponta Delgada in the Azores. I happened to wake early enough this morning to be greeted by an awesome Funchal sunrise. Article Summary We were admittedly a bit under-researched for this port, but were still able to note the stark […]

Destinations, Europe, Portugal, Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

As the first international stop of our year long journey, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, on Sao Miguel island of the Azores, featured sweeping views of lush green hillsides. The Azores are Portuguese islands floating almost smack dab in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. To say that they are remote or […]