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The Postcard: Bangkok, Hua Hin, Koh Phayam, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan

I'm finding it difficult to select one photo for our inaugural trip to Bangkok. I'm trying to channel that sense of newness you feel when visiting someplace for the first time, but we've been in and out of Bangkok enough in the last 3 years, that it's become as familiar and comfortable as a faded pair of jeans. Still...

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The Postcard: Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai, Pai

That last minute trip to Macau and Hong Kong distracted me from doing these posts for awhile, but I'm back on it now.

So, where were we? Oh yes, in China. Or rather, leaving China.

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The Postcard: Beijing, Xi’an, Kunming and Lijiang

When we lived in Toronto, most of our travels focused on North America and Europe. Looking back, I wish we'd spent a whole lot more time exploring the Caribbean, but from Toronto, it seemed so accessible that the whole area fell into the 'it's always there and so close, we'll get there,' category.

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The Postcard: Seville, Dublin, Cuba and Hawaii

Argentina has tango and Spain has flamenco. Attending a show in Sevilla was definitely on the top of my list of things to do, and it did not disappoint. The skill of the dancers was so amazing. They moved so fast, their feet were nothing but a blur. Sevilla was also one of my favourite cities to visit. Walking around the city was fantastic, with lots of history, beautiful architecture and cozy cafes.

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The Postcard: The Amalfi Coast, Capri, Marrakesh, Fez, Lisbon and Lagos

So, I am continuing on our historical photo journey, by attempting to choose just one photo to symbolize each of our trips. A difficult task!

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The Postcard: Barcelona, Venice, Florence, Siena, Pisa, Rome and Vatican City

We follow an unspoken rule while traveling. We try not to buy souvenirs or gifts for ourselves and others in the places we're visiting. It's been a good choice. If we did, our house would be overflowing like Naples in the middle of a garbage strike.

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