Avila Dog Beach, California

Avila Dog Beach, California

Avila Dog Beach I’m pushing my two-year old daughter Zelia in a chain link swing at the pirate themed seaside park in Avila Beach. She’s yelling “high-urr, fash-ter!” I’m growling “Arrrrrr!” Another couple sashaying their toddler in the adjacent swing asks me where I’m from. I say I live here. “It must be nice to … Continued

Big Sur, California

Big Sur The term “staycation” is often utilized for time-bereft people looking to eke out a few days of sanity in their stressful version of this world. We were recently blessed with our second baby girl and decided to take the two-year old and the two-month old on a camping trip to Plaskett Creek- in … Continued

Maui, Hawaii: Replenish Your Mana

Join George Kamana Hunter, an Intuitive Healer, in Maui for his workshop  Reclaiming Your Vitality in Maui on May 15-18, 2014 at Lemuria Maui. It was a cold, brisk morning in Astoria, Queens.  I left my NYC apartment 20 minutes late, wearing my long black wool coat to stay warm in the 20 degree weather. The coat made me look … Continued

The Red River Gorge in Kentucky

I remember vividly the first time I heard Avicii’s song “Wake Me Up.” I was riding from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Red River Gorge, Kentucky (The Red) with a bunch of fellow in-coming college students. The song created a new atmosphere in the van, everyone smiled a bit more and happiness seemed more alive. At … Continued

Planet Earth: Simply Living

Throughout the eighteen young years of my life, I have learned that inspiration is not so much a destination as it is a transformation. If you were to ask each person on earth what their definition of inspiration is, more likely than not, each answer would come out somewhat the same. However, if you were … Continued

A Hidden Gem in Green Bay

Some say life is full of regrets. I disagree. You can’t change the past so you might as well learn from it. So by taking any regrets and turning them into lessons it is hard to find a place I have traveled without learning a lesson. Out of my limited hat of travels, one place … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel