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Beachfront Getaway at Kona Kai Resort in San Diego

Our Beachfront Getaway to Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island

April 14, 2014|| ,

A review of the gorgeous Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island in San Diego, California.

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Best Beer Pubs in Brussels

Must-Visit Beer Pubs in Brussels

April 07, 2014|| ,

Most of my time in this city was spent eating the best Belgian Waffles from street stalls and enjoying a wide variety of beer at these must-visit beer pubs in Brussels.

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Brugge, Belgium

My Europe Itinerary on Saga

March 31, 2014||

I’ve been lifelogging now for a little over two months and I’m a little surprised with the results. Lifelogging is not something I initially thought I would enjoy.

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Breidenbacher Hof Hotel Dusseldorf

Classic Wiener Schnitzel Recipe from the Brasserie "1806"

March 24, 2014|| ,

This classic Weiner Schnitzel recipe with potato cucumber salad is a favorite among guests at Breidenbacher Hof’s fine dining restaurant, Brasserie “1806.”

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Anacapa Island - California Channel Islands

Competitours: Taking Adventure Travel to a New Level

March 20, 2014||

We love a good adventure and challenge, so when Competitours asked us to share their unique competitive tours with our readers, we couldn’t resist. The thought of competing to win money while…

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Feeling the Love at Dusseldorf's Karneval

Feeling the Love at Dusseldorf's Karneval

March 17, 2014|| ,

Karneval is like the Mardi Gras of Europe and one of the best parties in Germany. This tradition dates back to Medieval times and is celebrated between February and March…

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Dusseldorf: An Ideal City for Novice Travelers

Dusseldorf: An Ideal City for Novice Travelers

March 12, 2014|| ,

Dusseldorf was my first introduction to Germany and I couldn’t have picked a better city to get a taste of German culture.

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The Secret to Living the Life of Your Dreams

February 21, 2014|| ,

Christy and I recently talked in some detail about our lives, if we are happy and if we are where we want to be. She answered my question without me even asking…

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@GetSaga Lifelogging & Our Upcoming Travel Plans!

February 12, 2014|| ,

I’ve been traveling more the last couple of years than ever before. I’m constantly on the move and when friends ask me where I’ve been lately, I often draw a blank.

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Florida Keys Travel Guide

Heart-Pounding Adventure in The Florida Keys

February 04, 2014||

I wasn’t just excited to see the beaches and swim in balmy ocean water in January, but The Florida Keys is home to some of the most adventurous water sports — including the elusive Jetpack.

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Who is Ordinary Traveler?


We're a couple of travel photographers who are torn between two separate worlds -- non-stop adventure travel & living a "normal" life in coastal San Diego.

Follow our journey while we juggle day-to-day life with extreme wanderlust.

-Christy & Scott

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