No Kids, Will Travel

A Walk in the Park

The weather was nice this past Saturday and in an effort to breath some fresh air and  journey beyond the walls of our apartment we went for a walk along the trails in Upper Tampa Bay Park. We’d been meaning to visit this park for a while but it had been closed for months because of […]

Hawaii Life

You’ll need a COVID-19 test if you want to say Mele Kalikimaka in Hawaii this year. If you don’t have a negative COVID-19 test in hand you’ll have to submit to a 14-day mandatory quarantine or the length of the trip whichever is shorter. “We’re taking this added safety precaution now in response to the […]

Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park

We wanted to get out of the house and wanted to find as responsible a way of doing that as possible. We decided that we’d take a walk in the park, the Lowry Park and Zoo Tampa. The Zoo is divided up in to 6 sections that lend its self to a meandering walk through […]

What’s Next…?

The world, we hope, will move on from the last four years. We’ve found it quite surreal the way the world, no we, the US retreated from the world. We hope that at this point, given the imminent change in leadership, we will return to a place of leadership in the world. We also agree […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Sets the Standard for Travel in the Age of COVID-19

The Virgin Islands have seen thousands of visitors in the month since opening to tourist traffic. The department of tourism believes that the Travel Screening Portal to screen for COVID-19 and the established guidelines for visitors. “The Travel Screening Portal has been a game-changer for us as it has given us the technological capability to […]

A Jurassic Park

We decided to get out of the house and remind ourselves of a time before COVID-19. A time before the politics of our government’s leaders made us want to hide under a rock. A time before humanity made a mess of things. We decided to go to the world of dinosaurs or more appropriately Dinosaur […]

Take Care of Yourself

We know this year hasn’t been easy, especially for those of us who like to explore the world and are now feeling trapped. We know from experience that if the world seems like it is spinning out of control you need to hold on to someone to make it stop. You should never feel that […]

Its “Getting” Better in the Bahamas

The archipelago nation we love, The Bahamas, is beginning to get back to normal. The mandatory quarantine for visitors they had previously instituted has been lifted. You now, as of November 1, only need to have a negative COVID-19 test to ender the country. We are not talking about the antibody test either, you need […]

Nature’s Little Secrets Will Open Soon

The territorial government of the (British) Virgin Islands has made it official the British Overseas Territory will open its borders to visitors on December 1. The Government according to statements from the Premier, is optimistic and is vigorously preparing for the re-opening of the Territory to welcome back tourists among others. Premier Fahie said, “The […]

A Trip to the Beach that Made Me Feel Weird

I am the first to recognize that spending time at the beach and in the water is a version of therapy for Amanda.  So, with that in mind, I finally agreed to spend the morning at the beach. I knew she needed the time in her favorite refuge so it was hard to say no. […]