West Bay Beach, Roatan, Honduras

Relaxing in Roatan, Honduras

If you’re looking for an easy, tropical, budget friendly getaway, Roatan, Honduras is a great spot.  It’s pretty easy to get to as some of the large airlines fly there directly and it’s a breeze to get around once you’re there.  For more information on transportation options, check out More >

Caye Caulker, Belize

Photo of the Week – Dreaming of Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker, Belize



When I’m dreaming of somewhere warm, relaxing and relatively easy to get to, I think of Caye Caulker in Belize.  No cars, no traffic, no chaos – just a wonderful place to kick back.


This was one of those More >

Biking in Newport Beach, CA

Top 5 Ways to Spend Your Valuable Free Time

You may have been wondering where I’ve been lately.  Have I been out gallivanting on an exotic adventure?  Perhaps I’ve discovered the fountain of youth?  Unfortunately, what has really happened is that I have been wondering whether I have been following our motto of “Don’t Waste Life”.


I realized More >

Montanita, Ecuador

Chilling in Montanita – Brrrr

We had been dreaming about spending some time along the coast in Ecuador relaxing, surfing, and enjoying the sun.  Montanita had sounded like it might just be perfect.  I had read so much about how Ecuador was an expat paradise.  I knew we just had to go see it More >


Photo of the Week – Surprisingly Green Zimbabwe



I think one of the things that amazed me most about Africa during my overland trip was the diversity of the landscapes.  I had always imagined the entire continent of Africa as a dry, flat savannah with tall grasses and lions hidden within. More >

Gili Islands, Indonesia sunset

13 Ways to Relax Like You’re on Vacation

Envision forests of palm trees, with a hammock slung between two of them, endless miles of white sand and clear blue water, a light breeze blowing, some Jimmy Buffet playing, and a cool drink in your hand.  Now open your eyes and remember that it’s only a picture on you’re More >

Cows in Rajasthan

A Few Moments of Peace in India

The chaos of northern India was a bit much for me!  The constant noise, people, cars, cows, dogs, motorbikes, and everything else imaginable just attacked my state of well being.  In order to keep my sanity, I struggled to find peaceful moments.  Here is a photo essay of my path More >

Watch out for Snakes!

Photo of the Week – Watch out for snakes!


This is one of those signs that makes me chuckle every time I look at it!  I’m not sure if I should be worried about the snake kissing me or biting me!  Either way I figured it was wise to look out for snakes on this trail.  I More >

Iguassu Falls, Brazil & Argentina

Weekly Photo – Iguazu Falls in Brazil & Argentina


Oh how I love waterfalls!  Something about the awe I feel in being privileged to see something so powerful and beautiful all at the same time.

Iguazu Falls, or Iguassu, spelling depending on who you ask, is absolutely amazing.  It’s on the UNESCO World Heritage list and is More >

Downtown Idyllwild, California

Spending the Weekend in Dog Friendly Idyllwild

Strawberry Creek, Idyllwild


The fresh mountain air, the pine trees, the lack of cars and traffic – Idyllwild in Southern California is the perfect weekend get away.  We’ve been coming up to the area for day trips to go rock climbing at Black Mountain More >

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