adventures

The water by my house in Florida Keys (pre Hurricane Irma) – normally cleaned this up once a week filling up a whole trash bin worth of plastic Plastic Free July is quickly approaching… For those of you who don’t know what that is, it is a movement started in Australia that challenges individuals to do one of the following: Not use the top four consumed plastic items (bags, bottles, straws, and coffee cup tops) Avoid single-use plastic packaging Go completely plastic-free for the month of July Even if you don’t 100% succeed, the purpose of the challenge is to…

Day 1: We arrived in Barcelona Wednesday afternoon and went to our hotel in Gothic District to check in. Once we settled we explored the area including the…

Day 1: My mom, sister and I left Paris Saturday morning on a train to Luxembourg and my dad picked us up at the train station. We decided to rent a car in Luxembourg because we were there for four days and wanted to make the most of it. Once we got to the city, there turned out to be a huge event going on – the ING Night Marathon that about 15,000 people participate in. Since the marathon doesn’t start until 7pm, there were festivities going on all day beforehand. We grabbed lunch then walked out of town and around…

Recently I was lucky enough to be able to travel to Europe with my family. We went to Paris, Luxembourg and Barcelona. I am going to do a…

Recently, I went on a weekend vacation while in Michigan to Mackinac Island, an island about 3.8 square miles that is between Michigan’s mitten and Upper Peninsula. It is a charming, quaint town that is known for not allowing cars on the island so visitors and locals travel by foot, bike, or – my personal favorite – horse. Although the weekend began with some not so flattering weather, it cleared up by the second day allowing for unforgettable adventures! From sailing the Great Lakes to horseback riding with Titan – my new friend – to cocktails at the Grand Hotel,…