Belize: Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

One of our day-long adventures from Belize's Caye Caulker was a snorkel trip through Caveman Snorkeling tours. I had never been on a guided snorkeling tour before, and I ended up completely amazed at all of the different species of animals, corals, etc. we encountered. The weather was perfect, the water was clear and blue, …

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Belize: Barrier Reef and Great Blue Hole Tour

We spent the second half of our trip to Belize in the cayes (pronounced 'keys'), opting to stay on Caye Caulker based on reports that it's more relaxed and less populated than Ambergris Caye. The reports were true, and our plan to stay on Caye Caulker and take a day trip over to Ambergris Caye …

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Adventures in Maui: Driving the Road to Hana

When we visited Hawaii several years ago, we decided to divide our week of travel between the Big Island and Oahu. Our priorities were exploring Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, where we saw incredible active lava flow, and visiting Pearl Harbor, where we learned more about WWII. This year we decided to visit Hawaii once again, …

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Exploring Redwood National and State Parks

I was thrilled the weather cooperated for our day re-discovering Redwood National and State Parks during my birthday motorcycle trip through Oregon and California. While we had driven through the park about 10 years ago on our road trip from San Francisco to Seattle, it was a completely new experience being on the motorcycles and …

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Washington Hikes: Whipple Creek

After a great weekend exploring Vancouver, Washington, we made one last stop in Clark County to check out Whipple Creek Regional Park. It was the perfect opportunity to stretch our legs before our several-hour motorcycle ride home. There is a fair amount of parking at the trailhead but be warned - several of the trails …

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