A Weekend Getaway to Joshua Tree

It was 3:30 am when the wheels of our rented compact car turned left into the dirt path of the driveway. Five-hundred miles south of San Francisco and according to Google Maps, we finally made it to Joshua Tree in the Mojave Desert. Unaware of our surroundings, as everything around us was the darkest of […]

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An Early Morning Snowshoeing in Lake Tahoe

Although we were only in Lake Tahoe for roughly 48 hours, our trip wouldn’t have been complete with a little snowshoeing. Lucky for us, we met the nicest man when we were picking up our snowshoes who let us in on one of the best kept secret spots in all of Tahoe’s backyard. As soon […]

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An Epic 48 Hours in Lake Tahoe

Hello. How’s life treating you these days? I hope well. Me, well, I’m sitting here smiling. One reason is because my belly is all warm and full from just having devoured a huge bowl of this delicious quinoa vegetable soup. Don’t you just love a good hearty soup on a rainy day? It really does […]

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365 Days Since Hiking Machu Picchu

Wow. It sure is hard for me to comprehend a year has passed since flying down to South America for the first time to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu!

Four days of non-stop hiking. What an adventure that was! What a challenge, both mentally and physically. Yet, I wouldn’t trade a thing. Okay, I take that back. There is one thing I’d take back…

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Mini Film: Chasing the Irish Luck

I wanted to start this week off on an extra happy note and share another mini film. As you can tell from this page here, we got pretty into making these little video snippets during our trip. Well, since Derek is the creator behind all the films, I guess I got really into jumping around and doing high kicks in every place we visited. HA!

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Exploring Ireland: Cliffs of Moher

Ah, the Cliffs of Moher. How can I even begin to describe the magic wrapped up in these cliffs? The truth is, I just can’t. There are no words. Well, none that I can think of right now. Although we had to drive for hours upon hours up the coast just to reach this part of the Wild Atlantic Way, it was a million times worth it.

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