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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Sedona, AZ | Lunch with a View at Cathedral Rock

After several failed missions to hike to waterfalls in both Tucson and Hong Kong, we were hell bent on making it to Grasshopper Point in Sedona. Unfortunately, we didn’t…

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Sedona, AZ | Wine, Cheese, Trolleys and Art

The town of Sedona is a tacky souvenir collector’s dream. (I’ve got Jake in mind here). Feeling extremely satisfied with our first hike of the trip, we treated ourselves to an early…

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Sedona, AZ | Arizona’s Most Picturesque Town

A good photo keeps a moment from running away. But what about when the photo can’t quite capture the moment? Jake and I are such (dare I say it?!) POOR gift givers that we decided long ago…

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