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Best Itinerary for a Uganda Self-Drive

The Best Itinerary for Uganda Self Drive

“Where should we go? How about somewhere in Africa?” This I asked Jim a few months ago. His response floored me, “Uganda.” “Huh?” I’ll admit, it’s not the most intelligent reply, but I never even considered Uganda as a destination. […]

Boat Cows on the Königsee

The Alps + A Lake + Some Cows = A Happy Fall Day!

…Or the Best Cows Coming Home Ever! What is it about fall?  There is always so much stuff going on that I have to make choices, and making those choices means that I’m not doing something that I really want […]

Walking the High Line in New York City

Walking the High Line in New York City

Blooms and Relaxation on the High Line Every summer we try and get back to the US to visit family, and whenever we’re on the East Coast one place we love to go is New York City. We don’t like to spend […]

Cap Fréhel Brittany France

Drive and Hike the Stunning Cap Fréhel

A Stunning Coastal Drive in Northern France Have you ever been to northern France, specifically Brittany? We rented a cottage for a week in Brittany and enjoyed eating mussels and oysters, trying out the famous galettes or savory crepes, walked […]

One Week Itinerary Iceland

The Best of Iceland: A Driving Itinerary

Driving around the Island of Iceland – (Part 2) A few summers back, on a driving trip to Norway to visit some close friends in Stavanger, we stopped in a tourist information office in the Danish ferry port of Hirtshals. […]

Weekend Travel Inspiration Roman Payne

Weekend Travel Inspiration – Roman Payne

Where does our inspiration come from? What is that inner muse that drives us on to the next adventure, the next story, and where does it come from? I’ve been a wanderer for as long as I can remember. My […]

Vestmanna Cliffs Bird Watching

The Vestmanna Cliffs – Best Bird-watching in the Faroes

Bird-Watchers Paradise in Vestmanna Disembarking off of the ferry from Iceland, we had no idea what to expect in the far-flung Faroes except for a beautiful landscape and abundant bird-watching opportunities.  We couldn’t go to a set of islands and […]

Favorite Photos 2014

My Favorite Photos from 2014

 Photos are Memories This is a look at some of my favorite photos throughout the year.  I like all of them for different reasons.  Which one is your favorite? Women walking into a mosque in Brunei.  It’s hard to pick […]

Cruising the Icefields Parkway Canada

Cruising the Icefields Parkway, Canada

A Road to Remember – Icefields Parkway The Icefields Parkway connects two of the UNESCO inscribed Rocky Mountain National Parks, Banff and Jasper. I had never heard of it before planning our road trip last summer to the Canadian parks, […]

Animals of Iceland

Animals of Iceland – A Personal Photo Essay

Shaggy and Wild, Iceland’s Fauna is Spectacular As one would expect of such an isolated island situated in the North Atlantic, there is not much wildlife on Iceland.  The majority of the wildlife comes from  the sea, and the bird life is prolific […]

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