Lemon Shark
Moorea, Risky Business, Scuba Diving, Travel

When Life Gives you Lemons, Grab Your Camera

"If we get lucky, we'll see a lemon shark or two at this dive site."  This was the last thing I heard right before I back-rolled into the aqua-colored water at our second dive site of the day. Because visibility was over 140-feet I could clearly see the reef over 45-feet below, and as I snorkeled… Continue reading When Life Gives you Lemons, Grab Your Camera

Moorea, Scuba Diving, Travel

Fins Up! in the South Pacific

Many of my long time readers know that I have a sliiiiiight obsession with sharks. I'm fascinated by my sharp-toothed friends and am often left speechless (if only for a moment) after each peaceful encounter. From diving in Maui, to snorkeling in St. John, to that one time we saw a shark "attack" on Maui's Big Beach, my… Continue reading Fins Up! in the South Pacific

Mo'orea Shark and Stingray snorkel
Moorea, Risky Business, Travel

A FINtastic Birthday Celebration!

Aloha Friends! If you haven't noticed I'm a little bit behind schedule. My birthday (and our wedding anniversary) was in June, and here it is, already the end of September. I'm hoping to catch up soon. As always, thanks for following along. 🙂 I love Birthdays! In my family we have a running joke about… Continue reading A FINtastic Birthday Celebration!

Hilton Mo'orea
Lodging, Moorea, Travel

A Dreamy Bucket List Stay at the Hilton Mo’orea

I remember the day that I picked up my first travel magazine. Browsing through the pages filled with beautiful photos of far-off, exotic lands, I came across the dream-like islands of the South Pacific; and ever since that day I've dreamed about staying in an overwater bungalow. There's just something about the destination that screams bucket… Continue reading A Dreamy Bucket List Stay at the Hilton Mo’orea

Moorea, Scuba Diving, Travel

The Ultimate Bucket List Countdown

You guys, YOU GUYS! I am SO excited to hit the publish button on this blog post today. As you know one of the consistent themes throughout this blog is my never-ending Bucket List -- I've shared the many fun adventures we've had while completing different items on that list, I've shared recent updates to my Bucket List, and… Continue reading The Ultimate Bucket List Countdown