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Looking for help sharing your vacation photos on Facebook? A few tips that will have you using Facebook like a pro.

This post previously appeared on Frommers.com Pre-Internet, few invitations were more tedious than ones soliciting you to look at vacation photos. Now Facebook allows you to view your friends’ trip pictures from a safe distance, without having to pretend that you’re interested. Sharing photos on Facebook still comes with social mores, however. Just because you have the […]

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Seattle Fireworks 2011

by Don Faust on July 5, 2011

View across the Sound: Seattle-area fireworks, 2011
Seattle Fireworks 2011

We arrived home from our Portland/Columbia Gorge roadtrip just in time to watch fireworks lighting up Bainbridge Island, across Puget Sound from our home. Hope you enjoyed your 2011 fireworks and 4th of July!  

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Photos of Venice, taken before boarding the Carnival Magic on its inaugural cruise.
Photos of Venice

I’ve been on sailboats before. But I had never been on a big cruise ship until a few weeks ago, when I joined the Carnival Magic for its inaugural cruise through Europe. The 9-day cruise through the Mediterranean started in Venice, where I spent several hours exploring the sunken city’s canals and walkways. Here are a […]

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Don Faust Joins Chris Around The World

by Chris on April 30, 2011

I needed a partner – and luckily, I have one in house. Why my husband, Don Faust, is now a partner in Chris Around The World.

A lot of suitcase activity went on in our house this past week. Only it wasn’t me packing up my things this time. My husband Don Faust is taking his first solo trip this year, boarding the Carnival Magic tomorrow as it sets off on its inaugural cruise in the Mediterranean. Don’s voyage marks a crossroads for […]

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Photo Friday: Porsche Plant in Leipzig, Germany

by Don Faust on February 4, 2011

Photo Friday: This week, a photo of Porsche in Germany
Porsche in Germany

The Porsche plant in Leipzig, Germany houses a futuristic exhibition facility, with Porsche vehicles from every era lining the perimeter of the spaceship-like building.  Car enthusiasts would drool at the lineup of the most exotic cars ever produced by Porsche, as well as a display of all of their new models.

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Photo Friday: Monument Valley

by Don Faust on January 28, 2011

This Photo Friday: Don’s favorite image from Monument Valley
Photograph of Monument Valley

This Photo Friday: Don’s favorite image from Monument Valley

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Today’s Photo Friday picture is from the Tiger Temple in western Thailand, just over 100 miles northwest of Bangkok.
Photograph of Sleepy Tiger at Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Today’s Photo Friday picture is from the Tiger Temple in western Thailand, just over 100 miles northwest of Bangkok.  The temple, run by Buddhist monks, was founded in 1994 as a sanctuary for wild animals, including several tigers. Read more about our Thai honeymoon, which took us to Bangkok, north to Chiang Dao and south […]

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Photo Friday: Valley of Desolation in Dominica

by Don Faust on January 14, 2011

This Photo Friday shot is from Dominica, in the Caribbean. Pictured is the Valley of Desolation, en-route to the Boiling Lake on an 11 mile hiking trail.
Photograph of the Valley of Desolation in Dominica

This Photo Friday shot is from Dominica, in the Caribbean.  Pictured is the Valley of Desolation, a terrain in drastic contrast to the lush rain forest in the Morne Trois Pitons National Park.  The Valley of Desolation is en-route to the Boiling Lake on an 11 mile hiking trail which traverses the mountains in the […]

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Photo of Frank Gehry’s Barcelona Fish sculpture in Port Olimpic.
Photograph of Frank Gehry

Introducing Photo Friday! This is a new feature where we show off a shot from our ever-growing travel photo archives. We hope to grow this feature over the year and offer you downloadable desktop wallpapers, as well as give you a chance to participate with your own photos from the road! This week’s photo is […]

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DC for Free – National Geographic Museum
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 Everyone knows that one of the best things about living in Washington DC is that so many of the attractions are free. We spent a humid Saturday exploring the photography exhibits at the National Geographic Museum,  just a stone’s throw from Dupont Circle. There are two great exhibits going on at the Museum right now. The […]

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