The Timing is ALWAYS Right for Lifestyle Design!

Is Your Clock Ticking?

This last weekend, we were smack in the middle of the adventure lifestyle and an experiment in lifestyle design- camped out in the desert 20 miles north of the Mexican border with a group of bonafide explorers , we were …

Trekking Tips

Whether you’re taking a leisurely hike in a nearby state park, or trekking in the Himalayas, the key to having a great trip is planning ahead. You want the right gear in your pack, the right shoes, and even the right fuel for your …

People to People Connection

People to People Connections

Today, I want to tell you about my experience in the village of Ravi Ravi on the island of Beqa off the coast of Fiji. I want to tell you about a humble, wonderful man who opened his heart and …

Duct Tape vs My Video Housing

Water resistant AND good up to 100mph??

Some Things I’ve Learned about the Uses of Duct Tape

Writing blogs is an education. Why, just today, I learned some interesting and important things about “duck” or “duct” tape. The first and of course most important …

Making Travel Easy and Fun….Coming Home

Coming Home from your Vacation

We have “officially” finished the 15 or was it 16 part series on Making Travel Easy and Fun and we hope you have found some tidbits to make the nuts and bolts of travel planning…well…..easy and fun. But this …

Seven Steps to Stress Free Travel

For some people, travel is inherently stressful. For most of us, though, stress happens when someone or something throws a monkey wrench into our plans. Betty Thesky, a flight attendant, blogger, and author offers some great tips on reducing or eliminating travel-related stress.…

Humility in Travel…Just when you think you’re the Expert

The Itinerary

Last night I returned home from a five week jaunt through a couple of destinations. It began as a simple 11 day trip to Costa Rica to check out one of the top dive locales in the world, Cocos Island. It turned …

Don’t Wait for Your Dreams

You would think that after 24 years of diving and 7500 dives I would not need courage to jump in the water. Yet February 20th, 2010 was a scary day for me. Was I diving with man eating sharks or in a 10 knot …

Travel Attitude- Final Post in Making Travel Fun and Easy

Travel Attitude
Its All Between Your Ears

Travel is ALL about Attitude- Do you need to change yours?

Someone once said that the true definition of luck is where preparation meets opportunity.   I like that a lot.
And there may be no better application …

Avoiding the Stress of Arriving

Arriving in an unknown country can be stressful

On Arrival

For many people this is a very stressful part of the trip.   It’s the “oh no, is someone going to meet me and if not what the heck do I do?”   For all of …