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“Stuff your eyes with wonder. Live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.”

Ray Bradbury

I’ve been fortunate enough to have some really great adventures in my life. I love organizing and planning these trips and I take pride in making sure I cover every detail. It’s not unusual for me to start with what my friends and family consider a “crazy” idea and turn it into reality. Equestrian vacation at a castle in Ireland? Two week self drive safari in Namibia? Why not!

Here I will detail some of these journeys and how I made them a reality. I’m not rich by any means, nor am I an expert in African wilderness or Icelandic geography. I don’t know anyone in the hotel business or have a connection at a big airline. But all is possible!

Check out my latest travel stories below.

Kayaking with Seals

One of the most exciting parts of our Namibia trip was getting the opportunity to go kayaking with seals in Walvis Bay, Namibia. In this post, I want to tell you a little bit more about that experience so hopefully one day you can enjoy the same amazing encounter! Eco Marine…

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NYC Trip Mistakes to Avoid

New York City. More than a place – a mood, a dream, everything! There really is no place like NYC. People travel from all over the world to visit the big apple and take in its many sights, tastes, and wonders. For a first time visitor, it can be easy to…

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Five NYC Parks to Visit

For a lot of people, when they think of New York City they think of Times Square – skyscrapers, bright lights, and people hustling across busy sidewalks. A loud, hectic, concrete jungle. And when people imagine things to do in Manhattan, they think of Broadway and shopping. But those who designed…

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Two Week Iceland Itinerary

If you’re planning a trip to Iceland but aren’t sure what you should cover beyond Reykjav√≠k and the Blue Lagoon, check out my two week Iceland itinerary for some ideas! This is the real itinerary I followed while in Iceland (a 12 trip) plus some padding for travel days or personalization.…

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