Palma, Majorca | Strolling Old Town & A Stellar Boutique Hotel

Our few days in Barcelona ended on a high note: Jake would be clothing-less no more! We were thrilled to find out the airlines finally located his bag – just in time as we were getting ready…

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Barcelona, Spain | A day trip to Montserrat

Feeling confident we crammed in as much as possible during our first day in Spain, we decided to get out of the city for a portion of Day Two. I was intent on on getting to Montserrat…

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Barcelona, Spain | Gaudi and Gluttony in the Gothic Quarter

Here’s what I love most about our recent travels. Post-Asia, we have never made the conscious decision to venture outside the US with complete free reign on where to go…

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Puerto Penasco, Mexico | The Ocean in Arizona’s Backyard

Let the road trips continue! I’m sure Jake will accuse me of taking on a new job promoting the state of Arizona, but what can I say. The place amazes me sometimes. (And I’m…

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Oman | Wadi Shab and Water in the Desert

Throughout our trip Jake and I kept commenting that Oman’s climate is pretty similar to that of Phoenix. While the camels and dunes are visibly missing from the Sonoran Desert…

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Oman | Desert Glamping in the Wahiba Sands

Having gotten a good feel for Muscat midway into our trip,we decided to venture out of the city and into the desert. A two hour road trip placed us smack dab in the middle of what looked like nowhere…

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Oman | The Grand Mosque and Souk

For my final project in a photography class I took this spring, I showed 10 images from our trip to Oman. My classmates’ impressions of them truly touched me. Moreso than their generous feedback…

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Breckenridge, CO | Scenes from a Ski Town

With a trip to the Snowbowl under our belts and a newfound sense of confidence in our abilities (didn’t take much… ANY practice was a bonus after four years off skis), it was time…

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Flagstaff, AZ | From Cacti to Snow Covered Pines

General rule of thumb: When it rains in Scottsdale in the ‘winter’, chances are good that it’s snowing just north of the valley. Hello ski season! We had our doubts…

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Surprise, AZ | Picking Our Own… Citrus!

At the risk of yet again exposing my inner nerd… I LOVE Pick Your Own produce. You just can’t get a fresher taste than straight off the tree. And what’s more, you get to spend…

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