Snorkeling and Diving the Belize Barrier Reef
Ambergris Caye, Belize
A Long Layover in London
That Time I (Stupidly) Jumped Off a Bridge
When Beckett Jumped into a Gorge
Very Cool Day Trip to Chobe National Park, Botswana
3 Whirlwind Days at Victoria Falls
Kruger Days 2 – 6
A Magical Sunset Drive in Kruger
A Dream Day in Kruger National Park
Cage Diving with Great Whites in Simon’s Town, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
5 Relaxing Days in Beautiful Mauritius
3 Fantastic Days in Iceland
The Beautiful Golden Circle Tour of Iceland
Seeing the Magical Northern Lights in Iceland
2 Busy, but Fun Days in Copenhagen
Driving Tanks and Crushing Cars!
My Amazing Race Birthday Weekend
Family Visit in Oregon
I’m on a Boat (in Oregon)!
Hang Gliding Lessons
Riding Sand Rails (Dune Buggy) at Oregon Dunes
Sea World San Diego
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
2016 Ironman Eagleman 70.3
Indoor Skydiving at iFly
Santa Cruz, Galápagos
Diving with Hammerheads at Gordon Rocks
Snorkeling with Penguins at Los Túneles, Galapagos
Isabela Island, Galápagos
Diving Kicker Rock, Galapagos
San Crístobal Island, Galapagos
Welcome to New York! – by Mara
Scuba Diving in the Baltimore Aquarium
Mara’s First Concert – Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour
Go Kart Racing!
Cruising to Mexico
3 Days of Wine and Wandering in Sonoma & Napa
Taco Tuesday in Mexico
Blue Angels and More at the Miramar Air Show
Kirsten and Chuck Ride the Jetovator and Jetpack
Sand Sculpting Competition
Beckett and Chuck’s Trapeze Lesson
Interview with Beckett – A Year of Travel Wrap-up
Interview with Mara – A Year of Travel Wrap-up
Our Final Fling in Dubrovnik, Croatia
4 Nights in Kotor, Montenegro
A Quick Visit to Tirana, Albania
Grand Bazaar in Istanbul
6 Days in Istanbul
Basilica Cistern in Sultanahmet / Istanbul
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul
Blue Mosque in Istanbul
Paragliding in Ölüdeniz, Turkey
1 Month in Fethiye, Turkey
White Travertines and Blue Pools in Pamukkale, Turkey
Markets in Fethiye, Turkey: A Photo Tour
5 Days in Gorgeous Santorini
Medieval Times in Rhodes, Greece
The Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens, Greece
2 days in Athens, Greece
6 Wonderful Days in Paris
Notre Dame Cathedral
Palace of Versailles
Visiting the Eiffel Tower in Paris – by Mara
Day trip to Gibraltar
A Photo Tour of Almuñécar, Spain
Our House in Almunecar, Spain
How Living in Spain is Different than the US
2 Days in Seville
Royal Alcazar, Seville, Spain
Seville Cathedral & La Giralda
A Photo Tour of the Streets of Marrakech
Jamaa el Fna Square in Marrakech (Cobras and More!)
A Photo Tour of the Souks (shops) of Marrakech
ATV/Quad Tour in Morocco
2 Days in Marrakech, Morocco
Italica – Roman Ruins near Seville
San Miguel Castle in Almuñécar
Día de Andalucía Fiesta in Almunecar
La Sagrada Familia Church in Barcelona
3 Days in Barcelona, Spain
Going to a FC Barcelona Fútbol Game
2 Days in Oslo, Norway
Homeschooling Fun – Washington D.C. and Gettysburg
Day Trip to Forbidden City and Great Wall in Beijing
Interview with Beckett – Thailand wrap-up
Interview with Mara – Thailand wrap-up
What it’s Like to Drive in Thailand
Why We Loved Driving Around Thailand
Unusual Foods in Thailand
Thailand Recap – Kirsten
Fun Pictures and Signs from Thailand
Sunday Night Market in Chiang Mai
10 Things I’ll Miss About Thailand
Chiang Mai Night Safari
Loi Krathong in Chiang Mai, Part 2
Loi Krathong / Yee Peng in Chiang Mai, Part 1
Yee Peng (Sky Lantern Festival)
Road Trip Disaster (and Recovery)
3D Art Museum
Meditation Retreat – Kirsten’s Experience
Patara Elephant Farm
Halloween in Thailand
Buddhist Meditation Retreat – Chuck’s Experience
Sammy’s Organic Thai Cooking School
Red Chili Cooking School
Ziplining – Flight of the Gibbon
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
10 Year Anniversary at the Four Seasons
Monkey & Fish Cave near Mae Sai, Thailand
Black House – Baan Dam
Wat Chiang Man
Maesa Elephant Camp
Thai Silk Village (Silkworms & Factory)
Holding Bugs at the Siam Insect Zoo
Traditional Khantoke Dinner at Old Chiang Mai Cultural Center
Chiangmai F.C. Games
Longtail Boats on the Mekong + Snake Whiskey = Fun in Don Sao Island, Laos
Visiting the Golden Triangle (Border of Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar)
Border Crossing – Mae Sai, Thailand to Tachileik, Myanmar
White Temple in Chiang Rai
Our First Border Run to Myanmar
Thoughts on Thailand – Week 6
Our House in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Bo Sang Umbrella Village
Welcome to Chiang Mai
Scuba Diving Koh Tao
Koh Samui, Thailand
Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) in Bangkok
Grand Palace in Bangkok
Aloha and Farewell!
Ironman 70.3 Hawai’i Race Report
Homeschooling – The Plan
Moving to Hawaii Advice
11 Smart Decisions (and 8 Mistakes) We Made When Moving
Year 1 Highlights in Pictures
1 Year Today!
Year 1 in Hawaii Recap – by Kirsten
Q & A – Kona Schools
Swimming with (Wild) Dolphins
How are the Locals?
7 Bucks for Cheerios?! The True Cost of Living in Hawaii
A Whale of a Leap Day. . .
A Transformation in our Kona life
In the Driver’s Seat
New Year, New House!
Thanksgiving, Scuba Santa and More
You Sank My Battleship!
Renting… with children
How Big Island Schools Measure Up So Far
Halloween, Coffee Picking and Mara’s Birthday
Ironman World Championship 2011
Let the (Ironman) Games Begin
Early October Update
We on Sea
Hawaiian Culture: More than Ukuleles and Hula
Geckos, Ultralights, and Sunburn
Queen Lili’uokalani Canoe Race
Flying an Ultralight
Wednesdays are Kua Bay Day!
Floating Lantern Ceremony
LavaKids – Summer 2011
Things I’ve Learned About Kona
Vacation life vs. real life
5 Ways Our Life is Different in Hawaii
Freeing up some brain space
Coming in for a landing
What did we do with our stuff?
Month 1: Arriving and Settling Down
My hopes for our year in Hawaii
What the Hell Did We Do?
Home Sweet Home!
A Flood of News!
Be vewy quiet, we’re hunting houses…
Straddling the line between good-crazy and stupid-crazy
At long last, Aloha from Hawaii!
Top 10 Things I’m Going to Miss About Virginia
Here we go!
How we found our rental
The Kids Are All Right???
A Random Motivational Boost
How “The 4-Hour Workweek” Freed Our Minds
Have you found a place to live yet?
Aren’t Hawaiian schools terrible?
Why Now? 10 Reasons this is the time to move to Hawaii
All about the Benjamins: Income
Thank You, Tim Ferriss
Why I see Pets.com stock sitting around my house
20 Things I’m Looking Forward to in Hawaii
The Story Behind Our “Year Abroad “
Wow, Just Wow!
Hawaii or Bust!
Where to Go, Where to Go. . .
Let’s Do It. Let’s Go!
Adventure is Out There
Get New Posts by Email!