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Bryce Canyon’s Peek-a-Boo Trail. It’s Just That Incredible! (Repost. Original 12/30/18)

As promised in my last post about our recent visit to Bryce Canyon… Peek-a-boo Loop Trail starts at Bryce Point, an an elevation of 8296 feet and drops quickly down into the Canyon. It is considered strenuous by the park officials… 5.5 mile hike with … [Read more...]

Bryce Canyon… Mother Nature at Her Best (Repost. Original 12/30/18)

There’s not a whole lot I can say about Bruce Canyon National Park that I haven’t already said. It’s truly one of the most magical places I’ve ever experienced. I’ve enjoyed and studied the works of some of the most incredible and talented artists … [Read more...]

Zion… Just Keeps Calling Me Back! (Repost. Original 12/24/18)

I love this place... Zion National Park. Definitely amongst my favorite places in our country. So… although I’ve been here twice, I could not pass up the opportunity to bring John for his first visit. Unfortunately, by the time we got … [Read more...]

Top Ways To Make Money While Travelling

Source Travelling is always an exciting time in people’s lives – and many people these days take the opportunity to go off travelling for months, sometimes years at a time. Indefinite travelling is the dream for many – working on the road … [Read more...]

Return to Death Valley

The drive isn’t long… between Lone Pine (Alabama Hills) and our stopping point in Death Valley… but it’s brutal. White knuckle most of the way.  From the time you enter the park boundaries it’s a long, narrow, windy, … [Read more...]

Alabama Hills- A Little Known Gem

A few years ago, while still traveling solo, I got chatting with a couple of guys who were standing at the same vista photographing sunrise in Death Valley. When I told them the direction I was heading later that day, one of them asked if I was going … [Read more...]

Yosemite… Touched by Fire

I’ve been to Yosemite numerous times… always in love… It’s just such an incredible place. We came in via Tioga Pass from the east, which I had hoped to do during my last route down the Eastern Sierra’s, to no avail. … [Read more...]

Solo Female Road Trip Q&A (with dog tips!)

Since my first 33 day cross-country solo trip after a bad break-up, traveling alone has been one of my favorite ways to adventure. I’ve slept in gas station rest stops, remote forest campsites,  cheap motels, KOAs off the highway–you name it, … [Read more...]

Eastern Sierra’s- Tahoe, Mono and June Lakes

After departing Crater Lake, and stopping for supplies in Klamath Falls, we continued south to Carson City (near Reno). This is the same route I took exactly 5 years prior, making a pit-stop in Reno to visit my niece Madeline, who was in school … [Read more...]

🎵🎶 On The Road Again 🎵🎵🎶- South through Central Oregon

At the moment we’re sitting in Kanab Utah, which is central to a lot of very cool places, but I’ll have to get back to those since I have a bit of catching up to do here. This one post was a bit hard to begin, mostly because we’ve … [Read more...]

Sailing Into Summers End

On the morning of September 12th, we pulled up anchor and headed west across Malispina Strait.  At this point we were down to the last ten days of our summer voyage, and hoped to make the most of our time. During our “summer at sea” we … [Read more...]

Sailing the Canadian Islands

After farewells and good wishes to the rest of our Princess Louisa flotilla, we turned toward Desolation Sound roughly 50 nautical miles to the north, pretty much requiring a stop along the way. The west facing harbour of Lund was that stop. The only … [Read more...]

Princess Louisa Inlet… A Treasure Worth the Voyage!

Princess Louisa was without a doubt the high of our first summer cruising together on Summer Breeze. A little more than a month after setting out through the Puget Sound, San Juan Islands and Gulf Islands of Canada we met in up with friends and … [Read more...]

Bring Your Travel Memories Home As Decor

Source Travelling is a wonderful experience, full of fun, amazing adventures and meeting new and interesting people. The downside to travelling is the return home to your normal life, whatever that means for you, and having to get back into it. … [Read more...]

Oh Canada… the Gulf Islands and Beyond

A month after departing Olympia we sailed into Canadian waters! First priority was going through customs which we did in Sydney Harbor. This is a sizable harbor with several marinas and yacht clubs. After “checking in” by phone (just that … [Read more...]

Sailing into the San Juan’s

After our little dash out and back under Deception Pass Bridge we went to La Conner for one night to restock, do laundry and such before heading up the narrow Swinomish Channel, past the historic railroad swing bridge and into Padilla Bay where we … [Read more...]

At Last… The Journey Continues!!

At the crack of dawn on July 14th John and I began our long-awaited Journey on Summer Breeze. My wonderful team of “roadies” was down to one after losing Jazzy last year but Sadie, who got her sea legs while traveling in the motorhome, was all in … [Read more...]

Top Tips For Travelling To Uganda – What To See And Do

Source Uganda seems to be on everyone’s must see list these days but it’s for a great reason: the wildlife is incredible, the scenery is to die for and the food is out of this world. But what do you need to make sure is on any ‘to do’ list when … [Read more...]

Introducing your kids to nature the right way

Many parents are keen to instill a love and appreciation for nature in their children, but our city-bound lifestyles don’t always give us much opportunity to do so! When you’re thinking about taking your next family vacation, however, is an … [Read more...]

The 10 Best Vacations in the American West

Whether you’re planning a family vacation, taking a road trip with your friends, or travelling solo, there are plenty of options open to you, should you decide to look out west. With its palatial beauty, it’s virtually unmatched in its grandeur, so … [Read more...]

The Great Outdoors – 5 Ways to Camp it Up in Style

Source: Pexels Ah, camping: whether you’re planning a solo trip, a romantic excursion or a weekend with the kids and dog in tow, noone can deny the peace and quiet that comes with living amongst nature, if only for a night or two. That being said, … [Read more...]

Road Trip Prep – What To Do And Where To Go

Source Road trips are always a fantastic way to get out and see the world – with so many routes to take, options for length and difficulty and places to check out along the way it’s easy to see why road trips have a continued air of desire that … [Read more...]

5 Camping Trips to Take at Least Once in a Lifetime

So you like camping and you have been to your local campgrounds a few times but maybe you want to explore something bigger. You want to see a place that has amazing scenery and beautiful landscapes. We have you covered. Below, you are going to read … [Read more...]

5 Gorgeous Mountains to Conquer in Asia

So you are an avid hiker and a person who loves the outdoors. You have probably climbed mountains around your area or while on vacation, but what about those overseas? Asia is full of great mountains to hike that are challenging and beautiful. In … [Read more...]