Category Archive: Travel

Old Friends and Turtle Piggyback Rides

FUN FACT: Butterflies don’t poop! They only live for 1-4 weeks and many butterflies taste with their feet. The top speed of a butterfly is 12 mph! (Facts Courtesy of the Henry Doorly… Continue reading

Colorado Hikes and other Adventures

Coming home from the road trip had a few perks, like sleeping in a bed, having fresh not freeze dried food (although I do really like that stuff!), showering for as long as… Continue reading

The Summary: 5 National Parks in 3 weeks…

THE FIRST ROAD TRIP: When we left Grand Teton National Park I didn’t want to admit that our road trip was over. We had such an incredible 3 weeks. I was¬†really¬†getting used to… Continue reading

Grand Tetons: OUT WITH A BANG!

FUN FACT: Grizzly bears can climb trees as cubs but after a few years, their claws are too long (up to 4 inches!) that they lose the ability. Also, grizzly bears can run… Continue reading

Jellystone with Yogi

Fun fact: Bull elk shed their antlers annually (typically in January) and the process takes several weeks. When the antlers begin to regrow in the spring they are in velvet, the only regenerating… Continue reading


Fun Fact: You can tell the difference between a seal and a sea lion because sea lions have protruding ears while seals do not. Check out the pictures for comparison… Seal: Sea Lion:… Continue reading

The Canyons

We have no deadlines to meet, no schedule that we must stick to, we are FREE. Free to do, free to be, free to go anywhere whenever we want to, and that is… Continue reading

So far in the 80433

For the last two days we have had rain, then hail, then snow, and then of course, ice-covered roads. I seriously looked at booking a flight out of this cold weather for the… Continue reading


Traveling was something we both have always wanted to do, and recently we realized that despite loving Hawaii and our jobs, we still had something nagging us to move on and to explore… Continue reading