Dubrovnik, Part One

Dubrovnik, Part One

We’ve settled into our new digs in Dubrovnik and are spending our weekends exploring the city and the surrounding area. Dubrovnik is home to only 40,000 residents but receives 3 million tourist visitors each year. It’s known as the “Pearl of the...
Exploring the Islands by Sailboat

Exploring the Islands by Sailboat

When I was in high school, I had a little 16-foot sailboat that I patched up and sailed around Boyd Lake in Loveland. I’ve always been fascinated by long-distance sailing, but Colorado isn’t exactly conducive to coastal cruising. So when Jen asked me what...
Krka National Park and Klis Fortress

Krka National Park and Klis Fortress

One of the things I love about being somewhere for a limited time is that it forces you to make the most of your time. At home, it’s just too easy to say, “I can go climb that mountain (or do that bike ride) next weekend”. On the road, even traveling...
Inland Dalmatia and Hvar Island

Inland Dalmatia and Hvar Island

We’re traveling with my mom, Kathy, and our son, Quinn — that’s a 60 year age gap! One of our challenges is finding stuff that everyone likes to do. Kathy is easy — she’s up for anything and says that we can always just leave her at a...
Exploring Split, Croatia

Exploring Split, Croatia

August has turned into September, and we’re looking forward to cooler weather and thinning crowds as we head into shoulder season on the Adriatic. Meanwhile, we’ve been making the most of our time in Split. Here are a few of the highlights from the past 3...
Setting off Once More!

Setting off Once More!

Yep, we’re back at it again. We’ve packed up and rented out our house, and we’re taking our business on the road — this time to Europe! The inspiration for this latest adventure came from my mom, Kathy. After my dad passed away almost two years...
Traveling Well with Others

Traveling Well with Others

Meeting fellow travelers on the road is always fun. Preparing meals together at campgrounds and sharing stories over the campfire is one of the things we always look forward to during our travels. If schedules and interests intersect travelers will sometimes team up...
Kids, Travel, and Food Allergies

Kids, Travel, and Food Allergies

We were hunting for a school for our son and a place to rent in tiny San Marcos, on the shores of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. We had just enjoyed our first really good Indian meal in a long time and, although Quinn isn’t much for curries and spicy food, he dug...