First Lessons Learned in Central America

The time has come, the internet is finally powerful enough, the pictures are here! After almost two weeks in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala, I've learned a few things. Driving is confusing. Lines don't really matter, as long as your car fits, it's a lane. Two lane road? I think you mean five. Honking can usually…

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Sea Lions, Iguanas, And Boobies, Oh My! How To Plan A Trip To The Galapagos Islands

There are affiliate links in here. As I rewrite this post it has been just over six years since I went to the Galapagos Islands.  SIX WHOLE YEARS.  Where has the time gone?  Well, I realized my old posts were of no help at all and I wanted to change that, so I'm updating this…

My first glimpse at New Zealand: Tomahawk Beach

There are affiliate links in here. After stopping at our hotel in Dunedin and getting settled in, well sort of, we gather with the group and headed out for a drive around the area.  Our first stop was Tomahawk Beach.  With my camera acting up, the only way to start a trip, I took what…

Slovenian Cemeteries, Rent Reminder

Cemeteries.  They can be kind of a downer subject.  But, let's be real here for a second.  There is a certain appeal of foreign cemeteries.  There is just something about them that draws you in.  It can be really interesting, actually, to learn about death and processes or traditions relating to it. In Slovenia, we…

How To Survive A Long Haul Flight

There are affiliate links in here. There might be some sarcasm in that title.  Just a little bit.  But who knows, maybe you really do love planes.  I know I don't.  I don't hate them, but I don't love them either.  There are things I like far less.  Those things are the dark, being alone…

Snapshots of New Zealand, Some of my Favorites

So theres a lot I like about New Zealand and couldn't decide what to share next.  That's when I decided to just share a few of my favorite pictures for now while I make some decisions!  I tend to take a lot of macro shots, I really like those.  These are more of specific things…

My Favorite Things About Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

There were a lot of highlights of my Ecuador/Galapagos trip two years ago.  Two whole years ago.  That seems like too long, but I still know what I enjoyed the most.  Some things are just too good to explain in a few paragraphs though and deserve their own posts.  These are my favorite things in…

Today, we are going to have a typical Slovenian meal

There are affiliate links in here. This was something we heard almost every day, and it was followed by the same meal, or a general variation of it, every time.  I mentioned on my 10 things I learned in Slovenia list, number one actually, that I don't like pork and potatoes that much.  While I don't…

10 things I learned in Slovenia.

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog runnning. Like everyone when they travel, I learned a few things while I was in Slovenia.  Some about myself, some about the country.…