Nature of Western and Central Kazakhstan

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Sailing Croatia

I don’t think that it is a secret at this point that Croatia is one of our favorite places in the world. Tawny and I found ourselves in Croatia back in 2013 for the first time and we instantly fell in love with it. So much so that often when we have the opportunity to go to Europe we always […]

Spain’s Most Instagrammable Locations

If you like to add a few memorable photographs to your Instagram account you need to head to Spain. This country is home to some incredible locations that are ideal for those who like to take special photographs. From man-made to natural structures that are all worth visiting, Spain certainly seems to have it all. The Tibidabo Ferris Wheel We […]

Crashing a honeymoon in Scotland

If we’re going to be friends, there’s one thing you should know: If you invite us to travel with you, you better mean it. There’s a strong chance that we’ll accept your invitation and then there’s no turning back. Our friends Jackie and Paul had to learn that the hard way when they invited us to crash their Scotland honeymoon. […]

Dreaming of Costa Rica

Every winter the debate starts anew. Tawny is a true islander, born and raised for tropical climates. I, as a passionate northerner wait for snow. While we love to make the most of our time in the snow-capped peaks of Washington we almost always end up booking our escape to somewhere tropical. Lately we’ve being weighing the pros and cons […]

Trying our hand at the Finger Lakes

It was just like a scene from the movies. We were at Grist Iron Brewing Company for our last dinner in the Finger Lakes Wine Country. Within minutes of arriving, Holden had wooed his way into nearly every patrons’ heart–blowing kisses and giving high-fives.The cover band started playing Melissa Ethridge’s “I’m The Only One” and without even thinking, I popped […]

Summer road tripping in style

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Shell, in which I was compensated. The opinions and text are all mine. How is it already September? It still feels as if summer just arrived and now we can already feel fall nipping at our heels. I can’t believe the season of BBQing, slip and slides, and road […]

Italy’s best foodie experiences

Pizza, pasta, prosciutto, risotto, and gelato- oh my! Excuse me while I drool. Those are just a few of my favorite dishes from our numerous trips to Italy. It’s hard to believe that I was 27 years old the first time I stepped foot in Italy. I’ve made up for lost time and have been back at least four times. […]