The road to Kibale National Park feels almost other-worldly. You drive through the Ugandan countryside on a dirt-packed road that unfurls like a narrow rust-colored carpet cutting through an expanse of tea plantations and small towns before entering an ancient forest. The jungle is only a few feet from the road and it is so thick it is […]
There are some adventures that are so wild and life changing it becomes a milestone by which you judge future experiences by. Although it had been a year in the works, our trip to Uganda somehow crept up on me without me realizing it. I had been so preoccupied with work and out-of-town visitors this summer that before […]
If you ever want a glimpse of your own insignificance in the universe, take a walk in the redwood forest where the trees are as ancient as time itself. We spent the majority of our hike in awed silence, taking in the vastness around us and listening to the sounds of the forest.
Old San Juan reminds me of the streets of Havana Vieja. Ambling narrow streets, colorful buildings, and almost purposefully derelict. I’d visited Puerto Rico while in college, but didn’t stay in San Juan so was grateful for the chance to explore the city. My favorite part of the trip was exploring El Yunque National Forest […]
Sharing part two of our Hawaiian adventure (see part one: Maui) – Big Island! If Maui is for honeymooners, Big Island is for the adventurous. Big Island is the largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago, and there is a lot to explore. We split our time in Big Island in two hotels (one on the east, […]