Where to Stay in the Conch Republic – the Key West Margaritaville Resort

Where to Stay in the Conch Republic – the Key West Margaritaville Resort

Key West offers many options to visitors when selecting where to stay.  The Conch Republic is filled with boutique hotels, luxury properties,, rustic B&Bs and hotel chains. Options are plentiful in this tourist town. Whether it is your first time or you are a repeat offender, the place famous for allowing its visitors to escape […]

Mount Fuji, Japan at Sunset from Kawaguchiko Lake

Mount Fuji, Japan at Sunset from Kawaguchiko Lake

Japan, known as the  Land of the Rising Sun has a beautiful sunrise, but showcases equally captivating sunsets as well. The difference? Sunrise happens around 4 a.m. when nobody is awake.The sun usually starts to slip behind the horizon around 6:30 p.m. even on a warm summer day. So you do not have to be […]

Take a Summer Road Trip in Canada through the Maritimes

Take a Summer Road Trip in Canada through the Maritimes

Although it may not feel like it, summer is nearly here. And now with the arrival of the warmer weather, there’s nothing better than planning a road trip. Canada, a huge country with tons to see, offers plenty of road trip itinearies with one of its best – a trip to the “Maritimes.” With three […]

Something New – One Sustainable Way to Take the Stress out of Packing with prAna

Something New – One Sustainable Way to Take the Stress out of Packing with prAna

Packing for an adventure can be stressful for some, yet for others it can be an enjoyable experience. Yes, it is true, we can actually enjoy packing for an adventure. It’s all about using the proper mindset and maybe a little “life force” can help. My lessons on packing started early in life. My childhood […]

2018 Florida Keys Calendar Raises Over $500 for Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

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A special thank you to all those who purchased the 2018 Florida Keys Road Trip Calendar, the sales enabled me to help raise over $500 USDs for Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts. Where did the Funds go? On the official 2018 calendar page, I detailed a list of four organizations to disperse the funds across. The […]

Sunset at McAfee Knob in the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Appalachian Trail

Sunset at McAfee Knob in the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Appalachian Trail

As an “outdoorsy” person I am always on an endless ‘hunt’ for scenic areas and unforgettable views. It’s what I live for. However, one thing that I hadn’t done until recently is taking photos of nature, and now I can’t stop! One of the photos which is especially dear to me is one of a […]

The Summer Sunset in Eggum, Norway

The Summer Sunset in Eggum, Norway

The northern part of Norway lies above the Arctic Circle. At times, the sun remains visible at the local midnight and watches over the land for more than 20 hours a day from mid-May to mid-July.Thus the name, Land of the Midnight Sun. After a hectic work year, I finally had the chance to take […]

Traveling to Tabasco, Mexico – Episode 29

Traveling to Tabasco, Mexico – Episode 29

When I reach for the hot sauce now, my mind travels off to the real destination, a place ironically where the Tabasco peppers are not grown, but it is certainly hot – in the southern part of Mexico on the Gulf. The sauce I grew up with is produced in Louisiana, but the actual destination […]