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Been There 2014

Been there, Done that: London

By Staff Sgt. Robbie Arp Fish and Chips! There are a million other things to see and do in London, but for me, it was all about the fish and chips. My wife and I had never been to London. … Continue reading

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Been there, Done that: Venice

Venice — the Queen of the Adriatic! Some people also refer to it as the “City of Bridges” because the city is surrounded by water. No matter what nickname this great city goes by, it definitely warrants a place on … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Let’s get extreme!

Usually when you take a bunch of lunatics screaming, “extreme!” every five minutes, you’ve got all the essential elements of a plot for a reality TV show. Throw said band of lunatics in a raft, paragliding harness, or repelling rig, … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Berlin

(Graffiti decorates what remains of this section of the wall in East Berlin) At first glance of the huge and vastly modern city of Berlin, it is hard to believe that less than 25 years ago it was divided. My … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Dive Malta

I have finally graduated from the kiddy pool to the open waters of the Mediterranean! My most recent adventure took me to the waters of Gozo, Malta, on a diving vacation befitting a count. Gozo and its surrounding islands have been featured … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Explore the Eifel, Mosel regions

Since I arrived to Spangdahlem seven months ago, many people have told me I need to explore Europe. I learned this past weekend I don’t need to go too far to see and do some activities. Hiking trails, an abbey, … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Tulips in Holland

I cannot describe nor capture on camera the beauty I found at the Keukenhof Tulip Festival in Holland. Millions of tulips painted the grounds of the park and surrounding fields in perfect rows of vivid pinks, yellows, reds, purples and … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Let’s Czech out Prague

When traveling in Europe, a lot of people gravitate toward the more western cities like Paris, Rome and Barcelona; yet I can tell you about my first trip to the East and how much I loved Prague! On a three-day … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Diving in the Deep

So we got our traveling toes a little damp in Bitburg, but this week we decided it was time to jump in the deep end. And boy, do I mean deep. Thirty-three feet to be exact. If you’ve ever so … Continue reading

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