Sweden; more than just meatballs.

Of the 9 European countries I visited, I'd have to rank Göteborg, Sweden in the bottom two, right above Helsinki, Finland. It's not that I believe that these cities/countries suck, but in my personal experience, they were my least favorite. I'm confident that had I gotten more time there, my opinion would probably be different.  …

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California; Mission San Juan Capistrano & the Pirate Tower

California is positively rich with shit to do. Truth is, one could do an entire travel blog on this state alone. You can hit major cities/areas like San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs, or Catalina Island; go to cool hot spots like the Watts Towers, Winchester Mystery Mansion, the Whaley …

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Norway; the land of vikings… and trolls.

Of all the European countries I visited, I'd say that Norway is, without contest, the most scenically beautiful and serene country. Norway didn’t have grand palaces like Russia, England, or Germany, but its natural beauty left those countries in the gutter. We visited 4 cities in Norway: Bergen, Alesund, Geiranger, and Hellesylt, although I would …

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California; cometh ye to the Renaissance Pleasure Faire

If you're a King of the Hill fan, then you may remember the episode about the renaissance faire. Hank goes to sell the "King" propane, only to find himself - and wife Peggy - cast inside a time-warp dork fest. While there will always be people who think the Ren Faire is dorky or weird, …

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Marengo Cave & Indiana Caverns

When people think of Indiana, they usually think of flat, rural farmland. While they'd be correct regarding most of the state, the very southern section is anything but flat. It's pretty hilly, covered in dense woods, with numerous, extremely large caves and passages located all throughout. Four of the larger, more well-known cave systems in …

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