Grand Teton and Mormon Row

Part two of our winter adventure took us on another snow trek. While we were heading home from the family winter trip that took us to Big Sky and Yellowstone in the winter, we stopped by Grand Teton National Park and decided to hike our way to Mormon Row in the snow.  Mormon Row is…

Plitvice & Split, Croatia

Part 3 of our road trip. The rough road trip outline would allow us to Explore the Dolomites, swing by Slovenia to visit Predjama Castle, make our way down to Plitvice National Park Croatia, then travel the coast to Split and all the way down to Ploce; hop on the ferry to Trpanj and drive the island all the…

Italian Adventures

The desire to visit Italy again was driven by our love for the mountains. Glorious towering mountains, isolated and serene; a place to go and escape reality, disconnect from the modern world and feel the earth and stars move around us. I had dreamed going back on and off over the years ever since spending summers…

Westcave Preserve & Winery – TX

Westcave Preserve The Westcave Preserve and Outdoor Discovery Center is a quick 43 miles from Austin, TX and somehow in our many many years of living here I had never even heard of it! Located just past Hamilton Pool in the Texas Hill Country, the preserve is a beautiful and lush fern covered grotto and cave with highland…

Southwest Roadtrip 2016

Once a year for the past decade my husband’s side of the family takes a trip to go skiing. We usually drive to wherever we decide to go mostly because of our love for road tripping.  This year we split up and the hubby went on a solo trip, taking his time driving up to Colorado…

Iceland Itinerary

I love reading about Iceland and seeing everyone’s photos of this magical place. Our trip was over two weeks and the path outlined in the map below is a sample of the stops we made and what we did, where we stayed, ate, etc. Next time were getting the camper van for sure. At the end…