Tag Archives: Travel

We just spent the day photographing some samples of our new line of reclaimed teak wood furniture.  We are so excited on how everything is turning out and really want to share the product photos, but
The other day in the car, I was listening to an interview on NPR.  The interview was with Gavin Pretor-Pinney, the man who wrote a book called The Cloud Collector's Handbook. This book is essentially
Happy Holidays to our friends and family around the world.  We wish everyone PEACE and JOY in 2011!
Copan, Honduras is a cute little cowboy town surrounding the Copan Mayan ruins.  Beau and I loved this little town and found it really relaxing.  Between all our exploring with friends we took an af
Sometimes the locations themselves get all the credit, but it's people that make travel special.  We put together 140 of our favorite photographs of people from around the world.  All these photos w
After our first stop in Lockhart at Black's Barbecue, we made our way to Kreuz and Smitty's.  Kreuz Market has been around since 1900 and sticks strong to the Texas fundamentals of BBQ.  In 1990, Kr
I am not sure if you are like us, but in my family we plan all of our trips around food.  That is probably why I have not seen the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone National Park yet.  When I told Beau th
We've been getting quite a few emails asking us what's next for us.  I thought we owe you all a quick rundown of what The World Effect has in store.You may have noticed that our tag line for our blog
We have decided to keep up with the positive thoughts about coming home and continue our search for the reasons why we love Colorado.  Coming home after 460 days on the road gave us a chance to have
For our last stop on our around the journey, Beau and I decided to visit two people that became close friends during our first week of the big trip.  We felt Sydney was a wonderful way to complete th
One reasonable flight from Singapore brought us to a country we weren't originally planning on visiting, the Philippines.  According to the US state department, we shouldn't go there, as there has be
We love Hong Kong!  We spent seven days in this amazing city and didn't even scratch the surface of all the great things Hong Kong has to offer.  The greatness comes at a price, we w
A dreary day made a dramatic backdrop to a afternoon of sight seeing in Moscow.  Moscow has a knack the dramatic.  The massive churches with gleaming cupolas, the imposing concrete towers
As Beau described in his food post, the Pera neighborhood is the place to go when your belly starts talking to you.  It is also a place to fill your appetite for design.  Several of the re
Picking a favorite thing about Istanbul is difficult, but I will anyway.  It's the food.  The diversity of Istanbul is represented in its food.  Foodies will never be far f
From old to new, trendy to traditional Istanbul has it all.  The architecture, design, food, culture and entertainment are all created with a rich history in mind, while at the same time bei