Category Archives: Experience

Yellowstone’s Hydrothermal Beauty

September 9th, 2020 Yesterday we came face to face with some fantastic beasts of Yellowstone and the Teton Range. Today we’re getting up close to living, breathing Planet Earth. Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the U.S. and the site of explosive volcanic activity over millions of years. The last apocalyptic eruption here occurred 640,000 years ago. The area

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Repost of the Day: Taiwan’s Tasty Night Markets

August 21st, 2020 Can you believe it? We’ve been quarantining, sanitizing, wearing masks and trying to stay healthy for about FIVE months now (in the U.S.). In some ways, it feels like it’s been an eternity. In other ways, the monotony of the days makes it feel like we’ve been looping endlessly in the same 24 hours. I think most

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Repost of the Day: Wanaka Heli-Ski

August 10th, 2020 We’re back in Wanaka, New Zealand for today’s armchair adventure with J. He’s taking us on a virtual heli-ski trip in the Crown Range in this repost from August, 2013. More tomorrow, Kelly Post of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos

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Majulah Singapura

August 9th, 2020 Surprise! I’m interjecting a little skyward celebration amid my current posts about New Zealand. Today is National Day in Singapore which marks the island nation’s independence from Malaysia in 1965 ~ 55 years ago. Normally, the day is celebrated with the longest and most lavish fireworks display you could ever hope to see. It’s so spectacular, they

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