5 GoPro Accessories I’m Glad I Bought

As I prepared to embark on my first solo island adventure, I knew that the perpetual photographer in me would want something more versatile than the waterproof point-and-shoot camera I had been taking on my aquatic endeavors. While I still adore my Lumix (and always keep it close at hand on the water), that camera…

Snap Back to Reality

Whenever I end a vacation, I have this impending feeling of, “Welp, back to reality.” But I had a moment of realization as I sat at the airport awaiting the return flight from this last vacation: it’s all reality. Yes, my trip to Grand Cayman was a dream incarnate. But it was real. Every. Piece.…

Adventure, Party of 1

At the intersection of hope and fear, we find adventure. That’s precisely where I found myself last week when I was 37,000 feet above the Caribbean heading out on my first solo international trip. My mood was a healthy mix of nerves and excitement. Excited because I was heading to an island I’d long wanted…

You-Turn

Show me the blogger who hasn’t at least once written (or thought about writing) something along the lines of: “it’s been a while since I’ve written here,” and I’ll crown them a unicorn. The fact is that we all start blogs with the best of intentions and a zillion posts in mind, but life gets…

Travel Tale: Go with the Gondola

Gondolas. One cannot think of the city of Venice without picturing those long, skinny and beautifully crafted boats and their perfectly uniformed gondoliers. As my husband and I were preparing for our trip to Italy a couple of years ago, we struggled with the question of whether or not to spend money on a gondola…