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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 […]

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. […]

Hitting a Wall

I honestly don’t know what to write about. The world we live in makes me want to travel more than ever to get away from, well, everything. The problem is we can’t run away. The world won’t let us. I can’t express how frustrating that is to me.  I know that it’s got to be […]

Godzilla!

The king of monsters has his own museum and they’re building a zip-line that lets you go right down his gullet.  I’ll say upfront before you get too excited that the zipline isn’t up and running…yet. The open museum has 80 monster figures, movie props, models, posters, and other memorabilia in Toho’s collection. You will […]

Aerial Look at Paradise

I will admit it. I am swamped and close to brain dead. The school year has started for teachers in my county and we’ve been pulled in so many directions it painful. I just want to retreat to a place that makes me happy. I give you this amazing video from the Smithsonian Channel of […]

If you got to go…

We know that airline travel at the moment isn’t recommended for most of us unless the need to travel by air is truly important, like business or life and death -not a vacation. We came across a great list published by The Points Guy. The Points Guy, if you don’t follow him, is a travel […]