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Iceland – May 28, 2016 – June 4, 2016       Get the skinny

We LOVE Iceland!

Learn more about the country of fire & ice with BFW posts. Also look for fresh posts in December when BFW tours goes back to see Iceland in full winter mode.

things to do in iceland      Iceland Posts

ICELAND’S Golden Circle

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Vietnam or Bust

Vietnam is one of my favorite countries and can’t wait to go back, but in the meanwhile, enjoy these articles.



Vietnam Posts


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Top 10 Posts from Around the World

A nice collection of all Top 10 posts I have written over 40+ countries.

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Top 10 Posts


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Earn Airline Miles Through Booking Hotels

Earn Airline Miles Through Booking Hotels

There are several ways to earn airline miles through booking hotels. Credit cards, shopping portals and flights do not have to be the only source for airline mile accumulation, hotels make a great source of miles...

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Travel Hacking: Miles Hacking

Travel Hacking: Miles Hacking

Travel hacking is the art of discounted or free travel. It’s a great way to feed your travel addiction without going into serious debt for it. There are many forms of travel hacking from city...

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