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Destinations, Europe, Portugal, Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

As the first international stop of our year long journey, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, on Sao Miguel island of the Azores, featured sweeping views of lush green hillsides. The Azores are Portuguese islands floating almost smack dab in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. To say that they are remote or […]

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Earn American Airlines Miles with AAdvantage Credit Cards

Right now you can earn up to 60,000 bonus miles for the American Airlines Citi AAdvantage personal card, and up to 70,000 bonus miles for the American Airlines Citi AAdvantage business card.   What can 60,000 bonus miles get you?  We’ve flown round trip from Dallas-Fort Worth to Rome for as […]


Norwegian Epic – 15 Day Transatlantic Cruise (Orlando to Barcelona)

Epic marks our 4th Norwegian sailing as a couple, Len’s 14th overall cruise individually, and JJ’s 11th overall.  This was our first Transatlantic or re-positioning sailing (one way cruise) and at 15 Nights, our longest cruise to date.  Article Summary Norwegian Epic Overview True to it’s name, Epic is undoubtedly […]


Travel Playlist

From planes, trains, to automobiles, this our Ultimate Travel Mix to inspire wanderlust, and to listen to while traveling. We’ve listened to this on countless trips around the world, and even just around town.


Playa Beach Playlist

Our ultimate Beach Playlist, originally conceived in “Playa” (Playa del Carmen, Mexico) in 2010, and meticulously developed, tweaked, labored upon, obsessed over, added to, and listened to on infinite repeat on countless beautiful beaches around the world since that time. Here’s to #beachlivin.

Destinations, Europe, Italy, Rome

When in Rome…

Rome is an amazing city full of history, culture, friendly people, and great food.  The best advice we can give to anyone visiting Rome with limited time (as we were for our Mediterranean cruise out of Civitavecchia), is to book tours with a tour guide through Trip Advisor.  JJ and I […]

Destinations, Central America, Belize

You Better Belize-It!

Belize is a beautiful country, and is fast becoming one of the most popular Central American locations for U.S. Citizens.  This could have something to do with the little known fact that Belize is the only Central American country where English is the primary language.    In June 2012, we visited […]