Jun 25, 2013 Northwest, USA
We finish our time in San Francisco with the crooked street, Full House house, eating sour dough & sailing on the San Francisco Bay.
Jun 24, 2013 Northwest, USA
Two nights in San Francisco is not enough! I admit it; I regret it and I will return. Our overview thanks to Hop On Hop Off, the famous Golden Gate Bridge & the infamous Alcatraz.
Jun 9, 2013 South, USA
It is widely held that young Abraham Lincoln encountered slaves on a trip to New Orleans when he was 19 that left a lasting impression on him. In a letter he wrote to his friend in 1885, “You know I dislike slavery; and you fully admit the abstract wrong …
Jun 5, 2013 The Caribbean
Freefalling horizontally meters off the ground is a freedom that vertical falling cannot provide. There is time to take in the views, the rushing waters underneath, the green trees screaming past and the people at the end cheering and hollering. I’m talki…
May 20, 2013 Puerto Rico
An island not far off of the East side of Puerto Rico, Vieques. How to get there, what to do there & the famous Bioluminescent Bay.
May 15, 2013 Puerto Rico
Out of the crystal blue waters a brief flash of silver and excitement thickens the air. It has to be the biggest catch of my husband’s life, well after me. Fishing & snorkelling in Western Puerto Rico.
May 11, 2013 Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Our last day in Panajachel we hired a boat & captain to take us to two of the towns located around the majestic and beautiful Lake Atitlán, which on this day was not happy to have us on its silky waters.
May 11, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala
We meet Roberto in Central Park where he immediately enchanted us with his knowledge and talking skill offering us a guided tour. Come visit 4 off the beaten locations that only a local can take you too.
Apr 17, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala
I stood in the ruins looking through the circular gape or a ceiling watching the clouds roll by. Blue sky littered with floating white clouds passing above it like a framed moving picture. It was so beautiful I wanted to capture the moment and I did, brie…
Mar 10, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala
What a journey. And what a change from our hellish ride from Belize to Guatemala. The overnight bus went fast and was a very cheap alternative to getting into Antigua.
Mar 1, 2013 Ambergris Caye, Belize
I am petrified of sharks. I come from the land down under where the Great Whites plunder (rap not intended). I rarely swim in the sea and if I do it’s more like a wade where a quick exit is available. And now here I sit. On the edge of a boat gazing at a …
Feb 21, 2013 Ambergris Caye, Belize
Ever met someone on holiday that convinces you to do a tour? You actually know nothing about the tour, but your husband wants to go because it’s Mayan ruins and that has to end well, right? Next time do your research or you too could be on a 6-hour journe…
Jan 23, 2013 Southeast, USA
We’ve seen a number of TV shows about red neck hicks wrestling alligators and we thought it would be fun to see some up close in their natural habit. So while we were in Miami we chose the Everglades Safari Park as the place to visit. Situated about 45 mi…
Dec 1, 2012 Southwest, USA
With Josh still in Portland for business our third day got off to a rough start. A friend from Australia was visiting and we wanted to meet up. It never happened. We missed him by a few hours Why? As I was getting the kids dressed I started to brush Mia’s…
Aug 27, 2012 Hong Kong, China
With kids a Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour is the perfect solution for seeing all the sights... You might not make a lot of stops, but you can still see everything from the open top view and hear a great commentary too.
Aug 19, 2012 Manila, Philippines
Corregidor is a small rocky island in the Philippines about 48 kilometres west of Manila located strategically at the entrance of Manila Bay. This island fortress stands as a memorial for the courage, valour, and heroism of its Filipino and American defen…
Jun 22, 2012 Bali, Indonesia
An absolute must in Bali! Quad biking through the rainforest and then tubing down a river in a canyon. Now that's adventure! "Josh jumps onto his tube in the middle of a canyon with water bubbling past at an unknown speed. Before he gets comfortable he …