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Check out the cool places I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to visit!

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Palawan Places: The View

After some brief island hopping near El Nido, Palawan, Philippines, we embarked on a journey to our AirBNB place called “The View.” This place had one modern room (for the couple we traveled with) and three glamping tents on raised … Continue reading

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Awesome Austin

Visiting friends in Austin Texas, and having a good ole time checking out the city

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Philippines Pre-Palawan

Day 1 After spending time in Chicago, our motley, yet intrepid crew sleepily tarried on to Seoul, South Korea for a layover (complete with fried chicken) and then on to Manila briefly – for we were to soon depart to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Meal saved by Kroger

A community center Thanksgiving meal was mostly prepared and ready to go, except for one missing ingredient – cranberry sauce. Check out the recap video This year’s Thanksgiving meal at the Anna Louise Inn shelter led and sponsored by Crossroads … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Cow

While en route to a coffee bean plantation tour, I had the opportunity to take a picture with a friendly cow along the way…. I soon realized that this cow had a very small personal space bubble when he licked … Continue reading

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I see Iceland!

Our side trip (5 day layover) to Iceland was amazing! Of the 13 countries I have visited, this country felt the most “otherwordly” – I felt like I was on some alien planet in a sci-fi movie!

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Seoul Food

We definitely had some Soul Food in Seoul… and it was spicy! Word to the orthodox wise – it is hard to find Kosher food in South Korea!

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Philippines Preparation

Day 0 The Chicago Chinnanigans: When flying to the orient from Ohio, one may need to accept the fact that one needs to fly from Chicago O’Hare instead of ANYWHERE in Ohio.  Thus, we were able to secure flights for … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Guatemala

I have spent around 6 weeks in Guatemala, and enjoyed every day of it! I first set foot in this beautiful country in December 2015 on a trip with United Youth Corps to serve at an orphanage in Solola on … Continue reading

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