Empty Nesters

The nest is never completely empty, it seems.

On The Fourth Day In Antarctica

On The Fourth Day In Antarctica

On Day 4 we were in the Penola Strait region of the Antarctic peninsula. The area has the most amazing basalt rock…and a lot of penguins, of course! Booth Island and Port Charcot are one of the few places all three species of brushtail penguins – Adelies, gentoos, and chinstraps – nest together. I did not hike […]

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I am SO Thrilled to be Featured on Next Act for Women!

I am SO Thrilled to be Featured on Next Act for Women!

I am so excited to be featured on Helene Stelian’s fabulous blog, Next Act for Women! I am joining a very elite band of women who have been reinventing their lives. Please come on over and read the article, find out about all kinds of travel opportunities, and peruse the stories of many women who […]

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Join Me on an Incredible Adventure to the Baja Peninsula and Sea of Cortez in Mexico!

Join Me on an Incredible Adventure to the Baja Peninsula and Sea of Cortez in Mexico!

I am so excited to announce that Red Travel Mexico and Travels with Tam are offering a fantastic trip to the Mexican Baja! There is something for everyone: scuba, snorkeling on a reef that is 20,000 years old, beautiful beaches, waterfalls, snorkeling with whale sharks and sea lions, kayaking, and of course, just relaxing! Where […]

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Why Finland is the Perfect Winter Adventure Getaway

Why Finland is the Perfect Winter Adventure Getaway

Looking for a little adventure this winter? You may want to head to Finland! While largely associated with Lapland, Finland offers a wide range of activities for the adrenaline junkie. Boasting more than 188,000 lakes and striking, dramatic coastline, it’s particularly popular for those who love to kayak, sail and canoe. Whatever activity you enjoy, […]

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This is the Season when Giving is Good Any Day of the Week!

This is the Season when Giving is Good Any Day of the Week!

Generosity is always good, whether in material goods or in the heart. At this time in our history, I believe it is imperative to do something, whether it is for people, the environment, or our fellow creatures. In formulating this list I tried to keep the needs of the world and our earth in mind. These […]

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The Scenic 17 Mile Drive along the California Coast

The Scenic 17 Mile Drive along the California Coast

On our recent trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea, we were delighted to find that we were only a mile from the Scenic 17 Mile Drive which winds through the Pebble Beach area. It truly is a magnificent drive, especially along the coast. We did the drive thrice, and had very different experiences each time. The first time […]

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All Rounders: the Best Cruises for the Whole Family!

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All Rounders: the Best Cruises for the Whole Family!

When going on a holiday with different generations of your family it can be hard to find a one size fits all destination. Young children want exciting thrills and spills, teenagers love activities and opportunities to escape their parents by making new friends, parents want a little bit of relaxation time and the older generation […]

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The Star of this week’s Fab Photos Friday is Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

The Star of this week’s Fab Photos Friday is Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the most beautiful towns in the country. Randy and I stayed in a cottage near the Carmel River State Park and Carmel Beach, with a view of Mission Ranch through the wetlands. Every day was stunning, I will let you judge for yourself!    

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Perfect Holiday Destinations for a mix of Luxury and Adventure

Perfect Holiday Destinations for a mix of Luxury and Adventure

Adventure holidays don’t have to mean uncomfortable sleeper trains, budget meals and backpacking for days on end. With a company like Exsus you can enjoy an exotic adventure with all of the luxuries you’d expect from a family holiday, too. Getting the balance between thrill seeking and relaxation can be tough but with these incredible […]

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This was 1 Glorious Day at Yosemite National Park!

This was 1 Glorious Day at Yosemite National Park!

On an October day Randy and I hired a guide for a tour of Yosemite National Park while traveling from San Francisco to Carmel. We chose Close Up Tours , and we highly recommend them for a more personal experience of the park. They go out of their way to accommodate your needs. Our guide was […]

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