Tag: world travel

Winter Wonderland in Whistler

Our trip to Canada was a very last minute decision, making it a very typical Kees/Savannah kind of holiday. Kees hadn’t been to my hometown in five years, so as you can imagine, being an extremely family oriented girl, I’ve been nagging him to return ever since. His […]

BELGIUM Photo Essay

When I first visited Belgium I was 16 years old and more than 2 1/2 years into an open-ended trip around the world with my family. We’d just spent a very challenging yet fun-filled five months exploring every corner of Egypt, repetitively visiting some of the most historic […]

Azerbaijan Photo Essay

One of the craziest natural wonders I’ve ever seen was in Azerbaijan. Azer-what-now?! Azerbaijan, yes. That was probably my exact reaction to one of the craziest country names I’d ever heard too. Azerbaijan is one of the three Caucus countries, the others are Georgia (the country) and Armenia. Azerbaijan […]

Andorra

ANDORRA Photo Essay

My sister Bree and her boyfriend, Donavin were in town visiting us from Vancouver when we decided to go on a ten-day Holland to Portugal road trip. On our way to Barcelona, Spain, we certainly were not going to miss making a short visit in Andorra. This small country […]

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 […]

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 […]

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“I Grew My Boobs in China” ebook is now FREE until September 22nd! Don’t miss this chance to read Volume #1 in the “Sihpromatum” travel memoir series.   If you need a copy in PDF or EPUB format for your Kobo (or eReader other than Kindle) just shoot me a […]

Monkey-Eating Harpy Eagle

A slightly painful 3:30am rise to watch the sunrise over the rainforest left us exhausted. We only had a couple hours to rest after breakfast before our private guide, Jair, was knocking at our door. Because it is so remote and a hotspot for wildlife, it’s not uncommon […]

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 […]

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 […]