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Ammon’s ATC Audio

As you all know, Ammon recently had his very first day of WORK at Nav Canada talking with real live pilots. His lovely girlfriend Sasha, sent us this audio recording from the ATIS (Automatic Terminal Information Service), which she called every 5 minutes just to hear his voice. […]

Happy Birthday Ammon Salmon

Everyone please help me wish my big brother Ammon a wonderful 36th birthday!!! Have I ever told you about this absurdly cool dude? Well, if you don’t know, Ammon rhymes with salmon, and he is one of the big stars of my “Sihpromatum” travel memoir series. Though I […]

Jordon Photo Essay

In 2006 after a short stop back home in Vancouver, Canada, Jordan was our second beginning of our trip around the world. With my dad and my first love in tow, we landed in the ancient city of Amman, Jordan and met back up with my brother Ammon […]

Canada Wedding Reception and a Big Surprise

Our spectacular Caribbean elopement followed by honeymoon in Saint Lucia, Antigua, Saint Kitts and Nevis (posts coming soon!) wouldn’t be complete without a full blown celebration and blessings from family and friends at home in Vancouver, Canada. My darling Dutch husband was agreeable and granted me this wish. […]

There’s No Place Like Home

Terrible weather forced us to abort our skiing mission and drive home to Vancouver early on Friday. We had a wonderful sushi dinner with family and friends at our favorite, Yuko Maki. I’ll never forget the way my #1 fan, Melanee from Black Bond Books (the most amazing […]

ALBANIA Photo Essay

Welcome to Albania! A small, less common travel destination in Europe. The country has beautiful coastlines on the Adriatic sea, and borders Greece, Montenegro, Kosovo and Macedonia. We visited Albania for a week in the fall of 2006 during our four year backpacking adventure around the world. We […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

  I hope everyone has been enjoying this bright and joyous holiday season by surrounding yourselves with loved ones. And if you’re not surrounded by loved ones, I hope that’s because you are out exploring the world. Mom and I spent Christmas Eve watching Downton Abbey until 7am. […]

Bringing Smiles to Paris

“My thoughts and prayers go out to loved ones of the victims of a terrible tragedy. We must stand together, hold hands, be strong and remember that the majority of us WANT peace! We are with you France. #prayforparis #parisattacks” A week before the tragedies on Friday the […]

ABOUT US

We are a RTW-traveling family from Vancouver, Canada: With a collective country count of 143 out of 193 countries, and still counting. 🙂 That in a nut shell is my Family. Comments: Met them at Mario’s place on Gozo and then “stole” them from him and took them […]

Retreat to Lima

If we had stuck to my original 6 week Peru/Bolivia itinerary, we would be on a 10 hour bus ride from Cusco to Lake Titicaca (12,555ft), the world’s highest navigable lake. Instead of getting off the plane in Cusco from Puerto Maldonado (main town outside of Tambopata Rainforest), […]

Sacred Dream Lodge, Peru

Retreat To Paradise

Giancarlo, the manager of Sacred Dreams Lodge, welcomed us back with open arms and we couldn’t have been more appreciative. The three of us had a lot of fun and great laughs together when we first met. We discovered the area, joined town riots and balanced three of […]

10 Year Travel Anniversary

TODAY is our 10 year anniversary of a life changing event. Mom, Ammon, Bree and I took off on an adventure that lasted four years and took us through 80 countries as a family, changing all of our lives forever. It’s incredible to look back and see how […]

Delving into France

It’s such a privileged to have friends all over the world, and the opportunity to pop in and visit them in their homes. It’s like having family everywhere, always ready to open their door for us, and of course we will always do the same. We get to […]