Yoga in Yosemite Day Trip

TweetFor the past 5 years I have enjoyed taking groups in and around Yosemite National Park for a time of hiking and yoga in one of the most beautiful places in the world! Earlier this year I took a group to The Yosemite Bug Rustic Resort for an over night trip where we enjoyed comfortable…

5 Ways to Budget Yourself While Traveling the World

Tweet5 ways to budget yourself when traveling the world It’s safe to say travelling isn’t cheap. With so much to buy and so much to do, you’ll find that the only way to do it is by budgeting – but how? Thankfully, there’s plenty of tried and tested tricks out there to ensure you’re not bankrupting yourself…

Floating Thru Sian Ka’an, Mexico

TweetWhile in Mexico this month we had the pleasure of exploring Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve.  The boat tour took us over cenotes to watch manatees play, thru crocodile infested mangroves, past partially submerged Mayan ruins and giant eagles nests perched on driftwood over the water, then to the beach and finally to a foot path that…

My Two Cents on Little Passports

TweetMy 2 cents on Little Passports. . . .  IT’S WORTH IT!!! After taking a couple years break from Little Passport, simply to save some money for real life travel and extra circular activities, Jolee and I decided to sign back up for the older kids edition this time around. To be honest, I didn’t…

TEP Wireless Services

TweetIf you have been traveling without portable wireless, you need to stop that mess asap.  You know that saying, “ignorance is bliss”?  Well, I was traveling the world very ignorantly  for a long time before discovering Tep. Tep wireless is a service that provides you wifi anywhere in the world via a very portable device,…

Natural Beauty – At home AND On the go

TweetI often get asked which brand of beauty and body care products I use and to be honest, I don’t really have a wildly elaborate beauty regime.  Over time, I have tried different brands for different needs and if they work, I stick to them.  I even enjoy making my own products using essential oils….

3 Places to visit where the US dollar will go far

TweetMexico Mexico has always been one of my favorite destinations and the fact that it is so inexpensive helps to make it a more realistic goal year after year.  I know that most of my readers are American and lucky for us, we can fly to Mexico from pretty much anywhere in the USA for fairly…

Laugarvatn Fontana

TweetDuring our last 2 days in Iceland, after completing our road trip around the island via the ring road, a friend of mine told me about a lesser known(than the blue lagoon) but also super great geothermal bath house, Fontana.  With only 2 days left and a ton of places left to experience, I knew we…

How to get or renew a Passport

TweetAs a travel planner, I often get asked how you go about getting a passport or how to renew an expired/expiring passport. I thought it would be helpful to write a post with all of the information in one place for easy access.😀 Let’s start with those of you who don’t have one.  First of…

Genealogy Inspired Travel

TweetAs long as I can remember I have been trying to figure out my exact family history.  Knowing my lineage has been something I have longed to know because I would like to visit each country of my heritage.  Bucket list item #19048930, visit every country in my blood lines.   Slight exaggeration of course…