Aminjirah Sunset
Travel, Utah

Albion Basin: Wandering among the Wildflowers

This past weekend as we hiked through massive fields full of colorful wildflowers I couldn't help but sing one of my favorite Tom Petty songs: "You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea Sail away, kill off the hours You belong somewhere you feel free." We've hiked part of the… Continue reading Albion Basin: Wandering among the Wildflowers

Hawaii, Kauai, Travel

The Daunting Kalalau Trail

The Kalalau Trail (Kah-lah-low "low rhymes with how" Get it? Kah-lah-low) is the epitome of hiking trails. 11 looooong miles of intense physical and mental challenges mixed with an awe-inspiring coastline, friendly hikers, and the most incredible destination one could strive for: Kalalau Beach. Photo Credit There's only two ways to reach Kalalau Beach my… Continue reading The Daunting Kalalau Trail

Favorites, Hawaii, Maui, Travel

Playing Favorites on Maui

With its smooth sand, clear waters, gentle breezes, and palm tree-lined backdrop, it's no surprise that this beach is probably my FAVORITE beach on Maui. I know, I know, it seems like I have a few favorites with pretty much everything that I consider "favorite-worthy", but I went to this beach quite a few times… Continue reading Playing Favorites on Maui

Hawaii, Maui, Travel

The Road to Hana: Pipiwai Trail and the Seven Sacred Pools

When I asked Cody what he wanted to do on this trip to Maui, he said he wanted to go on a hike. Of course a ten-minute (risk-filled) jaunt to Kihalulu wasn't going to suffice. 😉 During my research, I read about a hike through a beautiful bamboo forest with a 400-foot waterfall to reward those who… Continue reading The Road to Hana: Pipiwai Trail and the Seven Sacred Pools

Cruising, Norway, Travel

The Flåmsbana

We've covered the first half of our cruise already, can you believe it? From our day at sea, to the breathtaking islands of Ålesund, to the jaw-dropping scenery in Geirangerfjord, the days flew by as the fun continued.  While cruising through our second fjord of the trip, Sognefjorden, I couldn't get over how many small… Continue reading The Flåmsbana