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  • Riding into town. And lookin' good! LOL

    Run for the Border! A Big Bend Day Trip to Boquillas, Mexico

    So. Really. How cool is this? It’s true that we’d always heard about the little town of Boquillas. And we’d always wondered: what would it be like to actually do that? To cross the Rio Grande in a rowboat, rent a couple of donkeys from the locals, and spend the day sucking down cold brews and tacos in a little Mexican bar?

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  • Big Bend Photos: An Epic River Ride Through Santa Elena Canyon

    Big Bend Photos: An Epic River Ride Through Santa Elena Canyon

    It’s just a giant, great big shame that we’ve lived in Texas our entire lives and had never been down to the Big Bend. Granted, it’s a pretty good haul down there (about an eight hour drive from our home up here in the Panhandle). And as has been mentioned many, many times, Big Bend is not “on the way” to anywhere.

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  • That Crazy Prada Store in Marfa: Yes! It’s a Real Thing! (Sort of)

    That Crazy Prada Store in Marfa: Yes! It’s a Real Thing! (Sort of)

    Hey guys! So if you didn’t already know about the Prada Marfa store, we’re sure you’re asking yourself: what the hell? And fair enough. That’s probably the universal reaction people have when they first find out about this crazy awesome little place. But first thing’s first: if you go out to West Texas lookin’ for this thing…

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  • The Cambodian Genocide: Links, Websites and More Information

    The Cambodian Genocide: Links, Websites and More Information

    Hey guys. So our visit to Cambodia surprised us in more ways than we can count. And it enlightened us in more ways than we can count. Which is always the sign of an amazing adventure. And have no doubt, our time in Cambodia was absolutely amazing…

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  • Cambodia Photos: A Day at the Spectacular Temples of Angkor Wat

    Cambodia Photos: A Day at the Spectacular Temples of Angkor Wat

    Yep. So the whole magical, spiritual, life-affirming sunrise experience at Angkor Wat was anything but. Dang it. But now you know. Turns out, if you want the beautiful, serene experience we were expecting the morning […]

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  • Episode Extra: An Amazing Bamboo Bridge Across the Mekong

    Episode Extra: An Amazing Bamboo Bridge Across the Mekong

    So this is pretty awesome y’all! There’s so much amazing stuff from our adventure in Cambodia that we just couldn’t fit into the show itself unfortunately. And here’s a great example! It’s very cool drone footage we shot over this incredible bamboo bridge that spans the Mekong River in Cambodia, along with a few facts about its construction. Isn’t this wild?

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  • Episode Extra: Getting Our First Freaky Fish Pedicure in Cambodia

    Episode Extra: Getting Our First Freaky Fish Pedicure in Cambodia

    Hey gang! So we think our Cambodia episode is one of the best of the season, and certainly the most serious and thought-provoking of the whole bunch. But this outtake from our Cambodia trip? Not so much. So we’re walkin’ through the city of Siem Reap one night and we see a sign on a streetside booth that simply says “Fish Can Do Massage”…

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  • Episode Extra: Photos from the Extraordinary Canadian Arctic

    Episode Extra: Photos from the Extraordinary Canadian Arctic

    To be perfectly honest, few places we’ve traveled around the world surprised us quite like the Arctic surprised us.  But we were surprised in the most wonderful ways by this uniquely beautiful part of the planet and the beautiful people who call it home.

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  • A polar bear hunting a seal. Exhibit in the museum in Pangnirtung.

    The Furry, Fearsome Lords of the Arctic: 10 Facts About Polar Bears

    Hey guys! During our trip to the Arctic we learned a lot about polar bears naturally, including a lot that we never really knew before. So we thought it’d be a fine idea to share some of our photos from our polar bear encounters, along with ten quick facts about these magnificent animals that’ll help you get to know them a little bit better.

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  • We’re Teaching a Video Editing Workshop at TBEX Ostrava! Join Us!

    We’re Teaching a Video Editing Workshop at TBEX Ostrava! Join Us!

    Hey guys! So as we mentioned before we’re super excited to be among the featured speakers at TBEX Europe this summer in the beautiful city of Ostrava in the Czech Republic. If you didn’t know, TBEX is the world’s largest conference of travel bloggers, travel journalists, content creators and industry brands and professionals.

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