Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 6 – "They're like nipping on our butts."


Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 6 – “Smells Like a Million Bucks”

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We begin with a little look at the cause of Hayley & Blair’s tense Leg 5. They had gotten lost in Munich before even reaching the first task. Blair says while they have nothing invested in their possible relationship, they still have plenty invested in winning the Race.

Aly & Steve open the first clue of the Leg revealing teams will be heading to Monaco. To get there, teams will fly to Nice, France. Once in Nice, teams must find Hotel Westminster where they will be professionally fitted for appropriate attire for their helicopter ride into Monaco.
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Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 5 – "You have pissed me off to the point of no return."


Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 5 – “Get in That Lederhosen, Baby”

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And the new season of The Amazing Race is here!

Oh, wait. They were just gone for three weeks. Never mind.

Anyway, Laura & Tyler enjoy their Date Night on the water and say they are definitely friend zoning each other.

Next day, Bergen & Kurt open the first clue telling teams to fly to Munich, Germany. They must make their way by train to Wies’n Tracht & Mehr store where they will pick up appropriate attire to be part of Oktoberfest.
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Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 4 – "I have no idea who you're fighting with right now."


Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 4 – The Great Amazing Nasty Race

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Matt & Ashley enjoy their Engagement Date Night. At 3:26am, Mike & Rochelle open their clue telling teams to fly to Bangkok and make their way to the temple Wat Yannawa.

All teams get on an AirAsia flight at 6am except Harley & Jonathan who are just leaving the Pit Stop at 7:01am.

Outside the Bangkok airport, Jelani and Jeff jostle for a taxi, but Jeff wins. Jenny says Jelani should’ve just let them have it instead of wasting 5 minutes arguing over it. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 3 – "We were picking out each other's underwear."


Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 3 – #MurphysLaw

During the Pit Stop, Jelani & Jenny and Tyler & Laura stay in separate rooms, but Jeff & Jackie stay in one. Bergen & Kurt have decided to just stay friends since their ideal type is big, strong men, not their twin.

Next afternoon, Jelani & Jenny open the first clue telling teams to fly to Phuket, Thailand. All the teams head to Narita, but everything is closed for the night. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 2 – "I'll let you go under and then I'll put it in."


Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 2 – The Got the Smartest Dude

The teams spend the night in interesting accommodations before departing on a bullet train to Nagano, the next morning.

Able to catch the first train at 6:30am are Jelani & Jenny, Jeff & Jackie and Laura & Tyler. On the second train is Aly & Steve. On the third train, Harley &Jonathan, Bergen & Kurt and Rochelle & Mike. On the fourth train are Hayley & Blair and Matt & Ashley.

The first clue at Matsushiro Castle reveals the Road Block: “Who can think outside of the box?” Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 1 – "Did anybody get a tingly feeling?"


Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 1 – “Great way to start a relationship.”

Phil introduces this “very special edition” of The Amazing Race where six pre-existing couples will be joined by 10 singles who will be paired up as Blind Date teams.

With everyone at the Starting Line, Phil engages the blind date teams in some awkward banter before telling them all they will be flying to Tokyo, Japan. There are 8 spots on the first flight and to get those spots, teams will take part in a mud run.

The winners of this Leg will win an Express Pass. AND! There is a Blind Double U-Turn on this Leg as well. Continue reading