Finding Paradise in Bali

We made the grave mistake of starting our journey in Kuta. (Even though we we’re warned about drunk tourists and being harassed like crazy by the vendors, we thought it would be nice to stay…

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Prague Parks & Festivals

What we love the most about travel is the unexpected destinations, that have the most lasting impact. Prague was a city I had heard a bit about but, was lost among the list of places…


Kilimanjaro Hiking

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

What started out as a crazy idea, over one too many glasses of wine, quickly escalated into 3 months of training and a hike to the top of the tallest mountain in Africa. Let me…


The Paradise Island of Mauritius

Why had I lived most of my life on the doorstep of Mauritius, yet never took the 4 hour flight to get here? Strangely enough, getting to Mauritius was not even on my list of…


Krabi & Phuket, Southern Thailand

In July 2012, we took on the first of our extended journeys, destination Krabi, Thailand. We spent two months exploring Southern Thailand with a base in Ao Nang, near Nopparat Thara Beach. Ao Nang was…


Islands & Ruins in Mexico

Mexico, the name alone is reason enough to cross oceans, and learn first hand what this magical place is all about. At the time, budget was what kept us off the main tourist strip of…



Turkey, Istanbul To The Aegean Coast

A friend of my parents who travelled extensively once told me that Turkey was the best country she¬†had ever visited. From then on, it was this exotic, magical place that I would one day have…


When in Rome… Or Somewhere in Italy

While I finish up writing this article, I have included a brief photo diary of our days in Rome, Sorrento and driving the Amalfi Coast. There is no shortage of incredible food, sites and historical…