Big Heads, Badlands & Bear Claws

After the seemingly endless trek across the windswept northern prairie, the landscape suddenly changes. On second thought, suddenly hardly describes it.

Abruptly, immediately, instantaneously the topography dramatically goes from flat grassland besieged with billboards to the spectacularly gnarled Badlands.

Out of nowhere the South Dakota plains give way to layers of soft shale, clay and limestone that wear away at a rate of about an inch a year… CONTINUE READING >>

After the seemingly endless trek across the windswept northern prairie, the landscape suddenly changes. On second thought, suddenly hardly describes it.

Abruptly, immediately, instantaneously the topography dramatically goes from flat grassland besieged with billboards to the spectacularly gnarled Badlands.

Out of nowhere the South Dakota plains give way to layers of soft shale, clay and limestone that wear away at a rate of about an inch a year… CONTINUE READING >>

Philadelphia, For Whom the (Liberty) Bell Tolls

Philly is truly the birthplace of our republic, this is where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were deliberated and approved.

We felt it all around us, inch for inch this must be the most historic ground in America…. CONTINUE READING >>

Philly is truly the birthplace of our republic, this is where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were deliberated and approved.

We felt it all around us, inch for inch this must be the most historic ground in America…. CONTINUE READING >>

Getting Down in the Mud on Saint Lucia

Our adventure of choice for the day on St. Lucia was to go into the caldera of a volcano and wallow in the mud. Yup, we were actually excited at the prospect of getting covered head to toe with fresh, hot, sulfur-laden volcanic mud… CONTINUE READING >> 

Our adventure of choice for the day on St. Lucia was to go into the caldera of a volcano and wallow in the mud. Yup, we were actually excited at the prospect of getting covered head to toe with fresh, hot, sulfur-laden volcanic mud… CONTINUE READING >> 

A Trip, an Exploration, or an Expedition? All 3 Aboard Viking Octantis!

Here’s a look at how we came to understand why Viking Octantis is classified as an expedition ship, because to travel is one thing, to explore another, but to be a part of an expedition is an entirely different experience… CONTINUE READING >> 

Here’s a look at how we came to understand why Viking Octantis is classified as an expedition ship, because to travel is one thing, to explore another, but to be a part of an expedition is an entirely different experience… CONTINUE READING >> 

Are There Vikings in the Caribbean? There are Now!

Follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram while we explore the Leeward Islands aboard Viking Cruise Line’s new Expedition Ship Octantis….
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Follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram while we explore the Leeward Islands aboard Viking Cruise Line’s new Expedition Ship Octantis….
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Time Traveling to Tower 23

The “spring forward” time change to Daylight Saving Time each year is one of our favorite days of the year. So this year we decided to celebrate moving our clocks ahead by one hour, and thereby making a day of only 23 hours, in a style befitting such a grand stretch of the time – space continuum… CONTINUE READING >>

The “spring forward” time change to Daylight Saving Time each year is one of our favorite days of the year. So this year we decided to celebrate moving our clocks ahead by one hour, and thereby making a day of only 23 hours, in a style befitting such a grand stretch of the time – space continuum… CONTINUE READING >>

4 Tips for Dealing with the Empty Nest

When your child is moving away from home you may feel a mix of conflicting emotions. Even though part of your role as a parent is to prepare them for adult life and to become independent, it can be hard to let them go… CONTINUE READING >>

When your child is moving away from home you may feel a mix of conflicting emotions. Even though part of your role as a parent is to prepare them for adult life and to become independent, it can be hard to let them go… CONTINUE READING >>