How Raunchy is Amsterdam’s Red Light District, Really?

I’m certain many of you, like myself, are curious as to what Amsterdam’s Red Light District is all about: is it as raunchy as all the hype?  Is it worth visiting?  Is prostitution and weed actually legal?  After visiting and spending a few nights roaming the district, thru-in-thru, I can provide the answers you so […]

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ATV Ride Among the Andes

Doug and I’s ATV tour around Sacred Valley in Cusco, Peru had as many ups and downs as the surrounding Andes Mountains.   It all began on our fifth day in Peru, a day after exploring Machu Picchu, when Doug and I decided we wanted to explore so much more of the Peruvian countryside’s beauty, […]

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The Time I Accidentally Ended Up in a Nudist Colony

My husband and I were amid our whirlwind road-trip ALL over Colorado, camping in Great Sand Dunes National Park, when one morning we decided to venture to some nearby hot springs.  I had never soaked in natural hot springs before this trip, especially in the middle of the mountain wilderness, so I was particularly stoked […]

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Best Day Ever in Voyageurs National Park

When you ask yourself, “What’s one of the best days I’ve had this year, or even in my life?”, you begin to reflect.  Upon reflection, certain days immediately come to mind with little to no effort.  I know, for me, there are about ten, unforgettable days that instantly pop into my mind from recent years. […]

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What’s the worst camping experience you’ve ever had?

I’m a huge fan of camping and I camp, in a tent, often.  I’ve had countless, amazing camping trips, far and near, in the past.  I’ve also had my fair share of not-so-great nights in a tent.  One night stands out above the rest, without a doubt, when it comes to particularly bad camping experiences. […]

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My Visit to the Floating Islands of Uros: A Photo Essay

This day, visiting the Floating Islands of Uros, truly meant the world to me.  It was such a heart-warming, profoundly enlightening experience.  A day I will cherish for the rest of my life.  When I originally planned our trip to Peru, I was most excited about seeing Machu Picchu and exploring Sacred Valley (which are […]

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