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A Taste of London’s Sky Garden

What’s your favorite city viewpoint? Have you ever found one to be disappointing?

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If the Cologne Cathedral and the Main Tower are any indication, we love getting up on top of things to view the tiny world below. When we researched things to do in the city of London, the Sky Garden quickly rose to the top of the list.

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A Taste of the London Eye

What’s the tallest Ferris wheel you’ve been on?

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The magnificent London Eye is another thing that didn’t quite exist when I first visited London back in 1999. This Ferris wheel is now one of the most recognizable features of the London skyline (up there with Big Ben, of course).

 

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32 Practical Ways to Make Money While Traveling

One question we get asked most is how we can afford to travel for as long as we are.  We of course try to cut our costs as much as possible (free lodging, anyone?), but we do also work.  Many people don’t realize the plethora of opportunities that abound for making money on the road, so we will share some of them with you.  This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it should get you started!  With these options for income abroad, full-time travel is all the more possible.

Let’s get started!

Aaron standing atop Mauna Kea at sunset

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A Taste of Trafalgar Square

What is your favorite spot in London?

Trafalgar Square is a popular destination for those visiting the beautiful city of London. Like many central city squares, it is a hub for demonstrations, social gatherings, and holiday celebrations. In fact, about 15 million tourists visit this square every year!

 

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A Taste of Platform 9 3/4

What is your Harry Potter House?

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True Harry Potter fans can’t visit London without visiting the iconic Platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross. While the actual platforms 9 and 10 exist behind pay wickets, a nearby location has been dedicated to those eager to snap a fun photo of themselves heading to the Hogwarts Express.

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A Taste of Brussels

What place to you want to revisit to see something you missed?

After several days of rain, we finally got out to see the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium. Full of remarkable architecture and beautiful parks, there’s no shortage of things to see.

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A Taste of the Gravensteen Castle

What is the best tour you’ve ever been on?

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The Gravensteen Castle is a popular attraction in Ghent, and we almost passed it by as just another touristy thing to do. After all, we could see quite a bit of it from the outside.

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A Taste of Ghent’s Graffiti Alley

Do you have any interesting street art near you?

We stumbled upon this colorful alley simply by happenstance while walking through the quaint city of Ghent. A haven for street artists, this short stretch is constantly changing as new paint is added day after day. This is an open canvas in a “graffiti-friendly” city.

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A Taste of Ghent

Where is your favorite cute small town or village?

From the moment we set foot in the cute little town of Ghent, we instantly fell in love. It might have helped that the central square is dominated by three massive cathedrals (and I’m a sucker for cool architecture).

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