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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Walking the (Most) Western World of the Mayan Civilization at Comalcalco

Walking the (Most) Western World of the Mayan Civilization at Comalcalco

“Go west young Mayan,” if such a phrase was coined back in the late classic period of the Mayan civilization travelers would have journeyed to Comalcalco in present day Tabasco, Mexico. It would not be for the search for gold, but probably for the prized produce of Cacao (present day chocolate.)  Here at the western […]

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Sailing From Costa Maya at Sunset

The benefit of the balcony room on a cruise ship is the view of the ocean. The opportunity experience the seas and watch the world pass by at any point of the day, especially at sunset. To experience the sunset at sea from the comforts of your cabin is a highlight from every cruise I’ve […]

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