Upcoming trip to the Azores

Back at it! Next week we are taking a 10 day trip to three small, picturesque volcanic islands in the middle of the Atlantic near Portugal... The Azores. We are taking the direct flight from Boston instead of connecting through Europe to spend our first four days on the main island of the Azores, São … Continue reading Upcoming trip to the Azores

Three day weekend in Joshua Tree National Park

Jenny and I had planned on a getaway over President's Day Weekend for a while. However, we had originally planned to explore Death Valley National Park, but due to surprising Central Cali winter weather that resulted flash flood road closures we changed our plans. We decided to cross a different place off of our California bucket list, Joshua … Continue reading Three day weekend in Joshua Tree National Park

Oz II: Tasmanian Roadtrip

Since we gave ourselves about two months to explore Australia, we had time to travel to the isolated island off the coast of southern Australia called Tasmania and see its rugged, natural landscape. On our road trip around the north east section Tasmania we covered about 1,215 kilometers and explored a few spectacular places such as Cradle Mountain, Bicheno and Freycinet … Continue reading Oz II: Tasmanian Roadtrip

Practical Info (supplies, cash/money, etc) for the ABC trek in Nepal

We recently finished an 8 day trek to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). If interested in our experiences and pictures, please see this other post of ours: ABC Trek Report. In this post I share some information about our supplies, money/costs and on porters / guides in hopes that it will help anyone thinking about … Continue reading Practical Info (supplies, cash/money, etc) for the ABC trek in Nepal