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  • TFTR Top 10: Our Favorite Things to Experience in Austin

    TFTR Top 10: Our Favorite Things to Experience in Austin

    Austin. Ahhhhhhhhh. Austin. Every day, more and more people fall in love with our fair Texas city. And who can blame them? The music. The food. The festivals. The one-of-a-kind “keepin’ it weird” Austin vibe. It really is a great city, and a fascinating melting pot of cultures and classes.

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  • Panama City Beach: A Pontoon Day at Shell Island

    Panama City Beach: A Pontoon Day at Shell Island

    They say the best two days in a boat owner’s life are, “the day he buys the boat, and the day he sells the boat.” They’re pretty clever sometimes, huh? Trouble is, we personally found that age-old statement to be completely and utterly untrue…

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  • Flying High Over Beautiful Panama City Beach

    Flying High Over Beautiful Panama City Beach

    So if you know a little about us, you know how much we love to fly. Especially when we get the chance to get up in a helicopter. There’s a certain thrill you get – that rush of adrenaline – when you feel the distinctive motion of the chopper lifting away from the earth and floating into the sky.

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  • Our First Visit to Panama City Beach. Giddyup.

    Our First Visit to Panama City Beach. Giddyup.

    Crazy that, as much as we travel, and as many places as we’ve been fortunate to visit around the US, neither of us has ever been to Panama City Beach. Or the whole of the Florida Panhandle for that matter. It’s always just been one of those holes in our travel map. So when we finally got the opportunity…

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  • Featured: The British Virgin Islands by Yacht (VIDEO)

    Featured: The British Virgin Islands by Yacht (VIDEO)

    Okay. So let’s get something straight, right out of the gate. We’re not yacht people. There. We said it. Now don’t take that to mean we’re yacht haters, or anti-yacht. Nope. Not at all. Point of fact, anytime we get the chance to spend some time on a yacht – whether it’s for a week-long cruise…

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  • An Awesome Adventure in Grand Teton National Park (VIDEO)

    An Awesome Adventure in Grand Teton National Park (VIDEO)

    So when we set about planning our great summer road-tripping adventure this year, we decided to finally make it to one of the few parts of this beautiful country of ours that we’d never visited. Lots of research was done. Plans were made. Plans were changed. Plans were set. Tickets bought. Car rented. Bags packed.

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  • Our Gushy Love Letter to the Bahamian People

    Our Gushy Love Letter to the Bahamian People

    So for our final dispatch from our recent adventure through the beautiful Bahamas, we thought we’d share with you this awesome video clip. It’s raw video – unedited – from an encounter we had while walking through the Fish Fry one day at lunch. It was totally unexpected. Totally spontaneous. And so totally cool.

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  • Bahamas: Feasting at the Nassau Fish Fry

    Bahamas: Feasting at the Nassau Fish Fry

    So! Who’s hungry? Gotta say we were both sick – SICK – after spending our day at the Fish Fry in Nassau. No, not because of the food. Wait. Well, YES because of the food! You know when you get your hands on food so good you just keep eating, and eating and eating? Yep. That’s what happened at the Fish Fry.

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  • Underwater Adventure in the Bahamas (VIDEO)

    Underwater Adventure in the Bahamas (VIDEO)

    So. It’s certainly not every day you get to explore the beautiful, crystal clear waters of the Bahamas. And then to see and swim with sharks on top of that?! Yep. As you could tell, that day was a pretty good day for us. 🙂 When you visit the Bahamas – even on a day trip during a cruise stop…

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  • Bahamas: Getting Clipped on the Liberty Clipper

    Bahamas: Getting Clipped on the Liberty Clipper

    Hey y’all! Dusty here. I’m not exactly sure how to properly set this up. So I’ll just tell you how it all went down. Just keep in mind that when you travel, sometimes you find yourself in situations you wouldn’t expect, doing things you wouldn’t normally do. And this is such a case.

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