Around Bali

Rice Fields Local Fishing Boats Gunung Agung (Mount Agung, active volcano) Celebrating Hinduism Bondalem Morning Market Bali was the unplanned vacation that turned into something wonderful. We had originally planned on staying in Singapore for a week before traveling out to South Africa. Matt had been there a couple of… View Post

Grand Canyon – South Kaibab Trail

check out my other Grand Canyon post My favorite part of the trip was our hike on the South Kaibab Trail. The word Kaibab is a Paiute Indian word that means “mountain lying down”, or upside-down mountain. And as we climbed deeper into the canyon it was clear to see… View Post

Spontaneous Adventures While Traveling

I’m a planner, plain and simple. I spend a good amount of time planning out almost every aspect of my life (meals, day-to-day activities, blog posts, etc) . And I really enjoy planning, as it is one of the ways that I reduce my stress about all the things that… View Post

Kauai – the Final Days

This is going to be the last Kauai post, I promise. (I think?) During our last couple of days on the island we went to visit some awesome caves. And spent time on the beach. Both amazing things. We also went to the Limahuli Garden and Preserve Botanical Gardens. Absolutely… View Post

Its Ok – Vacation Edition

Its ok… …that this is the laziest vacation I’ve ever taken …to drink beer every night …that I have done zero work in the last two weeks …to be happy about the fact that my computer charger doesn’t work properly (the reason for no worky work for me) …to spend… View Post

Makes Me Smile

What is making me smile this Monday? Just my trip to a glacier yesterday. And the fact that I get to spend the next week in beautiful Alaska! Also, this silly outtake of Matthew and I is really making me smile right now.

Travel Tromp: Vancouver

This summer is quickly turning into the summer of travel. I think that my longest stay at home this summer is 2 weeks. While it can be a bit stressful living out of a suitcase, I’m so lucky that I have the opportunity to see new places, revisit some favorites… View Post