“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Wyland- Turquoise water framed by pristine white sand and a brilliant blue sky. Palm trees swaying in a gentle breeze, dancing to the invisible vibrations of island life. Grass roof palapas, stark seaside cliffs and award winning golf courses […]
“Only if we understand, can we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help, shall they be saved.” -Dr. Jane Goodall- ‘When faced with the question, “What is your dream?”, ‘Littlest B’ replied, “I want to volunteer with the sloths.” After landing in San Jose, Costa Rica, we wound our way […]
“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time.” -T. S. Eliot- Located in northern Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, is perhaps a place missed on many wander-lists. It’s a city buried under snow six to eight months […]
“What’s best about those seaside towns is that they are like time warps, and that’s why people go there.” -Harland Miller- Nestled along the Passamaquoddy Bay of New Brunswick, Canada, is a charming colonial town as rich in beauty as it is in historical significance. Consistently voted as one of the 10 most beautiful towns […]
“The mountains are calling, and I must go.” -John Muir- If you spend any amount of time on a road in Alberta, Canada, after May 1st, chances are you will meet the caravans of residents hauling trailers and all name of toys for enjoying rough roads and back country. We are masters of camping, we’ve […]
“Family, like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” -Unknown- We live a very fortunate life, not only for our ability to travel, but simply to be part of a four generation family with extremely close bonds. Every time I watch my daughters interact with my […]
“In the end, I still prefer the sound of the winds in the firs across the brook more than the tinkling of crystal.” -Anne of Green Gables- Prince Edward Island is a place like no other. It’s not just a step back in time, but a place where time itself seems to linger, running a […]
“Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it.” -Michael Faraday- I suffer from what I affectionately call “Water-Lust”, a deep yearning to be near the waves, to stick my toes in the sand and listen to the roars and the ripples. I […]
Sometimes unscheduled stops and unplanned discoveries turn into the most memorable moments of travel. Portofino is a destination for the rich and famous, from stunning Paraggi beach to the harbourside shops and restaurants, Portofino is an incredible family destination.
Oahu’s North Shore is more than a destination, it is an experience. A place where surfboards, sunsets and shaka are a way of life. To top it off, we were fortunate enough to experience what happens when the elements and travel collide….