Joshua Treefeatured

Joshua Tree National Park is a remote location, for sure, but none the less beautiful.  Fortunately for us, we ended up living just down the road for a couple years.  So, we took that opportunity to visit the park multiple times for hiking, blooming season, rock climbing (kid style), and I even took our family Read more



Missoula, Montana the outdoorswomen and foodie in me is calling out to you. My family has traveled to Missoula twice in the last few years and I look forward to the day we visit again.  Family is the main reason we visit however, the experiences are wonderful added bonuses and make visiting all the more Read more


Sea Days & Take Awaysfeatured

Wow, I slept like a baby!  I don’t recall the last time I slept that good.  I sure hope that was a glimpse of what the next 6 nights will look like… Indeed it was.  I wonder, do our bodies recall the comfort of rocking to sleep as infants?  Did it innately return?  Intriguing. Sophisticatedly Read more

St. Thomas

St. Thomasfeatured

We were sitting down enjoying our breakfast and a couple approached us.  They asked if we wanted a free excursion to go snorkeling at St. John.  Of course.  They had won it at the welcome aboard presentation but it was for two and they had a party of six.  Seems lack of planning can turn Read more

Dominican Republic & Grand Turk

Dominican Republic & Grand Turkfeatured

I decided to combine Dominican Republic and Grand Turk into one post.  Between experiencing each stop, relaxing, drinking and eating (tons!) our days flew by. Dominican Republic was the only port (Amber Cove) that we had booked a shore excursion.  I was excited to experience Puerto Plata City & Cabarete Beach.  Unfortunately, due to rough Read more