Six cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand (so far) and a precipitous decline in tourism that began on February 3 […]
Over the Mountains and Along the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island
In the U.S., it takes (at least) five days to drive 2,900 miles from New York on the east coast […]
Christchurch: Nine Years After the Big One
In February 2011, 185 people lost their lives in a major earthquake that left much of downtown Christchurch in ruins […]
Hello, New Zealand!
Or in the Maori language, kia ora, Aotearoa! We’re super excited to begin our New Zealand travel adventure. One rental […]
More Oahu: Lighthouses, Temples, Gardens, and a Turtle
Is it possible to enjoy a month in Hawaii without a rental car? Of course . . . but it’s […]
Ten Cool Things to Do in Honolulu
We had vacationed in Hawaii several times without once spending a chunk of time in Honolulu. As the largest city […]
Christmas Week Adventures in Hawaii
Why spend Christmas in Hawaii? Short answer – it’s 82 degrees every day! No snowstorms, and no hat, gloves, or […]
Wrapping Up Road Trip 2019 – What Did We Learn?
We confirmed that we love the traveling life! Our final destination on the drive back to Colorado from Death Valley […]
Is There Any Reason to Visit Death Valley?
Our visit to Death Valley got off to an auspicious start with the most spectacular moon rise I have ever […]
Three Hikes and a Couple of Strolls
Is it really hiking if you aren’t dripping sweat and gasping for air? Hiking in Colorado leads to spectacular destinations […]
Morro Bay: The Rock and Beyond
Why did we decide to hang out in Morro Bay, California for an entire month toward the end of our […]
Lighthouses, Coastal Dunes, and Monarch Butterflies
All three are found along the California coast, but what else do they have in common? Answer: unique and profound […]