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The Top 5 Series: Best Sunsets Around the Globe

It’s been several months since I posted a Top 5 list but by-golly we’re getting back to it! As my time in Southeast Asia begins to wind down (two more months!), I’ve begun to reflect on the “best of” my travels thus far. I now present to you my TOP 5 ABSOLUTE BEST SUNSETS that …

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Sunset Dhowing and General Laziness in Nungwi

I’m not much of a beach person. In theory, I love the concept—long days of laying in the sun, my hair naturally lightening, drinking cold beers alongside beautifully tanned, skinny friends—but unfortunately, I was not blessed with the gift of melanin. My Scottish/Irish/German/generalized cold, dark-dwelling ancestors didn’t anticipate a migration west, and therefore I am …

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Extreme Dolphin Viewing in Zanzibar

As I frantically kicked my flipper-covered feet below me in the open ocean I looked over to Erin and announced the obvious: “This is, in part, my worst nightmare.” We’d been relaxing in the small beach town of Jambiani, Zanzibar where the water is crystal clear and the locals mercilessly hound you to eat at …

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