When you walk across a border from one country to another, it is almost always confusing. It's like the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing, and in this case the right hand is Israel and the left hand is Jordan. Each country has its own processes and requirements and jurisdiction. There … Continue reading Jordan – The Warm Heart of the Middle East
Just a few months before my and Tim's scheduled trip to Israel, US President Donald Trump announced that the US would be relocating its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the internationally disputed capital of Jerusalem. Symbolically, this was the US saying that they recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The problem is that Palestinians … Continue reading Israel & Palestine – A Journey Through the Holy Land
Have you ever looked into the eyes of an animal and thought that the life looking back at you was the same as you? We experienced this several times during our week and a half in Malaysian Borneo. We split our time between the jungle of Sabah and under the sea scuba diving around the … Continue reading Borneo Wildlife Adventure
If you are planning a trip to Indonesia, you are already doing something right. Indonesia is one of my favorite countries I've ever visited. The people are warm and kind, the food is great, and it's safe and easy to get around. On top of that, the natural sights are incredible. From beaches, to mountains … Continue reading Indonesia Itinerary – Java, Bali and Komodo National Park
If you are traveling through New Zealand’s North Island, and you enjoy the outdoors and hiking (and honestly what are you doing in NZ if you don’t?), then the Tongariro Alpine Crossing should absolutely be a priority in your plans! This was easily one of the best things my husband and I did during our … Continue reading What to Expect: Hiking Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Itinerary: Day 1: Arrive in Auckland Day 2: Head north to Paihia Day 3: Cape Reinga day trip Day 4: Morning exploring Russell Island and then back to Auckland Day 5: Drive to Hahei on the Coromandel Peninsula, kayak to Cathedral Cove and visit Hot Water Beach Days 6-8: Leisure days in Hahei (snorkeling, hiking) … Continue reading Unexpected Adventures on New Zealand’s North Island
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to San Juan, Puerto Rico Friday: Beach day and night out in San Juan Saturday: Pool day and evening kayak trip in bio-luminescent bay Sunday: Fly back to Atlanta Dates: July 20-23, 2017 Our Odyssey: Tim and I flipped a coin and it landed in Puerto Rico. Two weeks later on a … Continue reading Trips to Puerto Rico, Say the Word and We Go
Itinerary: Saturday- Tuesday: Miami and Biscayne National Park Tuesday- Friday: Key West and Dry Tortugas National Park Friday- Sunday: Everglades National Park Dates: December 26, 2015 to January 3, 2016 Our Odyssey: Tim and I drove from Miami to Key West on Tuesday December 29. Key West is a very popular New Year’s destination, so … Continue reading Key West and Dry Tortugas National Park
Itinerary: Saturday- Tuesday: Miami and Biscayne National Park Tuesday- Friday: Key West and Dry Tortugas National Park Friday- Sunday: Everglades National Park Dates: December 26, 2015 to January 3, 2016 Our Odyssey: Flashy and fancy, Miami is known its high-end party scene, expensive drinks, and busy (but beautiful) beach. For us, we came for its … Continue reading Welcome to Miami!
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