Zippy Turtle Hospital

A Hospital for Turtles

We love turtles . . . If you all hadn’t noticed, we’re big turtle fans!  Traditional symbols of wisdom, longevity, steadfastness and patience, the turtle is a careful observer, and…

White Sands, NM

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument The world’s largest field of gypsum sand dunes fills 275 square miles of the Tularosa Basin at the northern end of the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico…

Cgo Yong

Transportation Modes: Our Top 20

Transportation Modes Around the World It’s not about the destination, but rather the journey . . . or something like that.  Getting around in an unfamiliar place can be a…

Hillsborough River

Exploring the Hillsborough River by Canoe

There’s more to Tampa, Florida, than Busch Gardens, beaches and shopping. Researching things to do during our days off in the area, we discovered that the Hillsborough River is a…

Bajo Fisherman

Don’t Skip: Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

Intro to Labuan Bajo Labuan Bajo lies on the westernmost coast of the island of Flores in Indonesia. Known best for its proximity to Komodo National Park, Labuan Bajo does see…

travel lesson: get off the grid

Travel Lessons: What We’ve Learned So Far

Travel has been our life’s focus for over a decade, and we’d like to think we’ve learned some things along the way. Whether we’re traveling as part of our work in…

Capture the Color Yellow: Canola Field, South Australia

Capture the Color 2013

Launched last year by Travel Supermarket, the Capture the Color photo blogging challenge has generated tremendous buzz and many breathtaking photos by travel bloggers around the world. The idea is to publish five…

Australian Bakery

Meat Pies, Coming Full Circle

Growing up in the US, neither of us were really exposed to proper meat pies.  Sure, we have the classic chicken pot pie, and maybe a Shepherd’s pie here and…

Travel Photo Roulette

The Winner of Travel Photo Roulette Round 64 Is . . .

When selecting the theme, “Dance” for this round of Travel Photo Roulette, we wanted to celebrate how the human body in motion has the power to both express and evoke…

Dancing in the Park, Beijing

Travel Photo Roulette Round 64: Dance

We are thrilled and honored to have been selected as the winner of Travel Photo Roulette’s Round 63!  Last week’s winner, Passports and Pamplemousse, presented the excellent theme “Hands at…