Category Archives: New Experiences

Having a Baby in Egypt

If our son, Benjamin, could speak, he would tell you he’s from Egypt. No, he will not be an Egyptian citizen and likely will not speak Arabic like the locals do (although that would be nice!), but from his first … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Field Trips (Video Update)

Thinking back on 5th grade, I remember the “big field trip” we took was a day at Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio. We had to drive for over an hour – across the state line in fact. I think we … Continue reading

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Italia :: The Big Fancy Boot (Video Update)

Italy was everything we were hoping for and more. We’re probably not the first people to think this, after all, it does have one of the largest tourist economies in the world. For good reason, too! The culture, history, landscape, … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Best Kept Secret?

Waking up at 6:15 am isn’t the easiest thing to do when it’s your day to sleep in, but it’s certainly worth it if you’re heading to the desert for the weekend. We met up with our friends outside the local … Continue reading

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5 Things We Loved About Germany

It’s been a week since we returned from our 3-week adventure in Germany, ended by a 3-day run in Austria. The trip was filled to the brim with Christmas cheer, new and old friends, and a whole lot of eating! … Continue reading

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Sand One Week, Snow the Next

Amidst the ever approaching holidays and all the seasonal frivolity that comes with that, we’ve managed to keep our heads above water, barely. We’ve really packed a lot into the last few weeks and are looking forward to 3 weeks off … Continue reading

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A Week in Greece

As Becca and I approach the 2 month mark on our time here in Egypt, we celebrated the only way any one would by going to Greece for a week! It still amazes us that we’re on this adventure together … Continue reading

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Four Things that Make Cairo a Unique Place

We’re a whopping 2 weeks in here in Cairo, Egypt! Life has been a whirlwind since we arrived and we are learning more and more about the differences between our American home lives and our new lives here in a … Continue reading

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T.G.I…T.??

Thank God It’s Thursday! Tomorrow marks the beginning to our first weekend (Friday/Saturday) here in Cairo. Confused? Well, since the Muslim holy day is Friday and most Arabs are Muslim and Egypt is an Arab nation, it sort of makes … Continue reading

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Blast Off

Tomorrow is the big day. We’ve been waiting for this day for some time now. Since November to be exact. Planning, planning, and more planning. And with all of this planning, talking–explaining the what, the where, and the why. But … Continue reading

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