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Travel Bucket List

I really like the idea of a bucket list.  I used to do seasonal goals, (summer, winter, etc.) but haven't gotten into the habit here since everything felt so new this past year.   Survival was the goal.   Now that we are back into a familiar routine, we can make some adventure plans. So… Continue reading Travel Bucket List

Caribbean · cartagena · colombia · expat life · tourist · walking tour

Cartagena Ghost Tour

This may be a little early for Halloween, but I had the chance to take the Ghost Tour in El Centro and couldn't pass it up.   Cartagena at night is a beautifully different experience.  The cooler temps and charm from all the ambient lighting really makes a feast for the eyes. We used Cartagena… Continue reading Cartagena Ghost Tour

expat life · Oregon · Photography · tourist · Travel · Vacation

My Central Oregon Coast Guide

We have spent a lot of time roaming the central Oregon Coast, with all its quirky beach towns and secret hidden gems.  As we are coming to a close on our nearly month-long summer stay here, I thought I would put together a list (including all the links) of some of our favorite spots to… Continue reading My Central Oregon Coast Guide

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Finding Dory…at the Aquarium of the Pacific

We took a mini trip to Long Beach to check out the Aquarium of the Pacific and we were not disappointed.  Lots to see even at toddler level, both my kids enjoyed touching the rays, seeing the tiniest sea horses and finding Dory in just about every exhibit. Really, rays are the best. But jellys… Continue reading Finding Dory…at the Aquarium of the Pacific

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Volcan Totumo

Last weekend, we had the chance to take a dip in the Volcan Totumo.  It's a naturally occurring mud-filled volcano, which some locals say has mineral infused healing powers.  I'm not sure about that, but how could we turn down the opportunity for such an adventure? We rolled up, two gringo girls in a minivan,… Continue reading Volcan Totumo

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A Quick Weekend Getaway

We found ourselves in the islands again, this time for a quick family getaway.  Sometimes you need to spend all day in your swim suit searching for crabs, practicing your kayak skills, perfecting your underwater pose, digging for treasure in the white sand, all while sipping fruity drinks.  Yeah, so we did that.   And… Continue reading A Quick Weekend Getaway