North America Travels


Grand Bohemian – Orlando, FL

Immerse yourself in luxury at our downtown Orlando hotel. Overflowing...
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Daytrip to Santa Cruz Island – Scorpion Landing

So, I’ve been living in Santa Barbara for more than...
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31st Birthday in Cambria

Since it has been nonstop & epically hot lately we...
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Loon Point, Santa Barbara

Our go-to beach this summer has been all Loon Point,...
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The Casitas of Arroyo Grande

The Casitas of Arroyo Grande

Perfectly situated on a hilltop overlooking the finest vineyards in...
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Maluaka 4 Ever – Last Day on Maui

Since we had so much fun at Maluaka with the...
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Road to Hana Hike & Paia – Day 4

We didn’t want to drive the whole road to Hana...
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Snorkeling with Turtles on Maui – Day 3

Thanks to the time difference it was really easy to...
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Exploring Maui – Day 2

Getting the lay of the land by starting out local...
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So Cal Glamping at Flying Flags Resort

On a spur of the moment, we booked a night...
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Jesusita Trail, Santa Barbara, CA

Quick Hike Up Jesusita Trail, Santa Barbara

The weather is finally starting to act a little more...
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Niner Winery, Paso Robles

In Search of Fine Wine in Paso Robles

After a couple years worth of Sunday drives out to...
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Comus House, Denner Vineyards

Comus House at Denner Vineyards

In an effort to expand our wine palates’ horizons we...
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Hip Hotel, Tulum, Mexico

Hip Hotel, Tulum, Mexico

After spending our first night at a nearby resort and...
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Tulum Highlights

Our annual spring trip off the mainland led us to...
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Chuckwalla Arch, St George, Utah

Chuckwalla Christmas Day Hike

The last day of our visit, Christmas Day, we went...
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Motorcycling, St George, Utah

Extreme Sports Day in St. George!

Mik’s dad is in his mid-70s, but is still a...
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Snow Canyon, St George UT

Snow Canyon Hike in St. George, Utah

Snow Canyon, on the edge of town in St. George...
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A Day in Zion National Park

The last time I was in Utah was in November...
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On the Desert Highway to St George

Mik’s dad & stepmother live in St. George, Utah so...
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Hamlet Inn, Solvang, CA

Overnight in Santa Barbara Wine Country

What we thought was going to be a standard day-trip...
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The Spring Resort, Palm Springs, CA

The Spring Resort, Palm Springs

We went to The Spring Resort for a weekend birthday...
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Korakia Pensione, Palm Springs, CA

Korakia Pensione – Deluxe Desert Getaway

We took a little extended weekend over Easter and stayed...
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Palm Springs, Palm Canyon Hike

Palm Springs – Palm Canyon Hike

Second rule of travel (behind sampling local fruit): take a...
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San Ysidro Hike

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Kelly Lane Traveling in Jamaica


Jamaica was a spur of the moment Travelzoo-inspired trip that...
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Maui Sheraton Hotel

Aloha from Sheraton Maui Resort

The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa is the premier location...
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Arches National Park, Utah

Hiking Around Arches National Park, Utah

To spice up the drive back to California from Chicago,...
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San Felipe, Baja Mexico

Exploring the Baja CA Coast in San Felipe

One afternoon Mark came home with the wild idea that...
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The All-New Auberge du Soleil in Napa

Somehow my photography skills seem to have made an extreme...
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New York City, NY

Birthday in the Big Apple!

For my 20th birthday I flew off to NYC to...
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