I felt almost a sense of nostalgia stepping foot in Finland, the same place where my great grandparents set off to America from in the early 1900’s.

There’s something about being in the back of a tuk-tuk, wind blowing in your hair, watching a land seeming so ancient and mystical fly by. You feel more of a part of it all. A part of something real. A part of something that’s been around a REALLY long time.

This was on our bucket list for a long time…to see gorillas and chimpanzees in their natural habitat. And last year, we made it happen! The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda is one of the best places in the world to see mountain gorillas- if you are lucky to find them. They are wild and, Read More

Boudha Stupa Nepal

First of all, I want to send love and light to Nepal and all who were affected by the tragic earthquake on April 25, 2015. I never thought after visiting Nepal last November that the photos I would share would be images of buildings and places that are now destroyed by the earthquake and, Read More

In a land far, far away, surrounded by rivers and jungles, live one of the world’s most peaceful people. The forest people. We call them orangutans, which is translated literally as orang meaning “person” and hutan meaning “forest”. Native to the rain forests of Indonesia and Malaysia, these amazing beings share 97% of their DNA, Read More

salem, massachusetts ship harbor

Whale Watching and Exploring the Witch History in Salem   We are masochists. Really. Backpacking for 6+ hours a day on cobblestone streets in the freezing cold and wind is only for the super adamant adventurers. My feet and back are obliterated. But it was amazing fun. And yes, I’m only talking about one weekend., Read More