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How to Decide on Your Next Holiday Destination

The world is at our fingertips in this century. Combine improving tourist infrastructure with cheap international flights and disposable income for many families, and you find yourself with virtually the whole world as your oyster for travel. As … [Read more...]

Kanab Utah… Central to So Many Cool Places! (Part 1) (Repost. Original 1/1/19)

Kanab Utah… Central to So Many Cool Places! (Part 1) Posted on January 1, 2019 2 After enjoying one last sunrise from the rim of Bryce Canyon we were on our way to Kanab, very close to the Arizona border. This would be another repeat for me, but … [Read more...]

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...]

How to Organize a Group Camping Trip

After a mundane year, a break becomes imperative. Well, a break could be a flamboyant tour to some fancy place or simple camping for a  brief period. You can go for solo-camping trips to disconnect yourself from the stressful life which you get … [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...]

The Best U.S States to Visit for Sports Fans

If you’re looking for a sports-crazy nation, then look no further than the USA. The country regularly tops the medal table at the Summer Olympics and plays host to the Super Bowl, the world’s most widely watched sporting event. Sports run through … [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...]

Karachi: The financial hub of Pakistan

Source Karachi is the 6th most populous city in the world and is the capital of the Sind province of Pakistan. It is the financial and industrial hub of the country which signifies the importance of it for them. The heritage of the city lies in its … [Read more...]

Karachi: The financial hub of Pakistan

Source Karachi is the 6th most populous city in the world and is the capital of the Sind province of Pakistan. It is the financial and industrial hub of the country which signifies the importance of it for them. The heritage of the city lies in its … [Read more...]

Three Reasons to Holiday in the UK

When daydreaming about where you should go on holiday this year, the UK might not be the first location that springs to mind, but there are hundreds of reasons why you should consider this country for your next vacation. While there may be too many … [Read more...]

The Exotic Fruits in Southeast Asia

Exploring Southeast Asia is like exploring a land of endless wonders and everlasting magic. If you are planning a trip to Southeast Asian countries, congratulate yourself as you are to embark on a journey never taken before. The region is shaped by … [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...]