The Other Half

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous For the last four years or so this has been our...more

An Adventure Tour through New Zealand

Once Derik and I figured out we would be leaving New Zealand in a matter of a few weeks, we were hitting things pretty much full throttle trying to arrange flight tickets, get out of our rental agreement, what to do post-New Zealand, and packing up our stuff. We both had this nagging feeling like we hadn’t seen enough of New Zealand to be completely satisfied before we left can you ever be completely satisfied? ...more

A Clean Slate

Oh hey! It’s been a...more

Staying at Sala Arun Bangkok

Last spring Derik and I...more

Fall in New Zealand

I bet you didn’t expect to see a post full of colorful fall leaves in May did you? As the rest of the world is transitioning into...more

6 lesser-known vacation spots you should definitely consider for 2015

If Derik and I could go anywhere in the world for vacation, where would we go? I partnered up with Expedia to talk about 6 lesser-known vacation spots we’d love to visit in 2015, and hope you consider them as well! Wanderlust is something that follows me everywhere ....more

Let’s catch up.

Sometimes I get overwhelmed. Actually, that’s a lie — I get overwhelmed a lot, especially living in a foreign country. There’s just so much to remember and be responsible for, and issues you have to deal with that you would never have to consider if you were living in your home country ....more

Aurora Australis in New Zealand

I’ve been researching...more

Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?

“Are you a traveler or a tourist?”...more