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view from beach to village and acropolis

Greece: Cyclades and Rhodes

This was our second trip to Greece. We hit Rhodes first before heading and our favorite beach town (Perissa) for a relaxing end to our trip, with some of the less commonly visited Cyclades Islands in between. It was a great mix of the old buildings, charming villages, beaches, and walking.

live oak at dusk

Natchez Trace and the Gulf

When COVID-19 forced us to postpone our trip to Spain for another year we took the opportunity to drive the Natchez Trace Parkway, a road trip we’ve been wanting to do. We combined that with a couple of weeks along the Gulf of Mexico for some beach time and long walks in nice weather.

ruined arcade

Texas Road Trip

We'd planned to go snorkeling in the Caribbean but COVID forced us to stay in the USA. We took the opportunity to drive to Big Bend National Park to go hiking instead. And hit Austin and San Antonio for some urban exploring, and Port Aransas for the beach and birds.

mountain view

Glacier National Park

Plan A was England and Wales. COVID-19 scuttled that. Plan B was a trip to three national parks (Glacier National Park in the USA and Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada) but the Canadian border was closed due to COVID-19. So Plan C ended up being a road trip to Glacier. Which was still great!

Thunder Ridge area

Fort Myers and the Blue Ridge

We were supposed to be in Spain, but the worldwide pandemic canceled that. So we went on a quick road trip to Florida instead, figuring that we could bail out and head home any time. And we were glad we did, because we ended up doing just that!

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Recently published trips

England and Scotland

Three weeks covering the highlights of Bath, Oxford and the Cotswolds, the Scottish Highlands, York, London (and more).
Fall 2012

Greece: Cyclades and Crete

Antiquities, beaches, great food, and a couple of amazing hikes.
Fall 2014

Upcoming trips

Costa Rica Coast-to-Coast

We'll be revisiting a couple of our favorite spots (Monteverde and Montezuma) and checking out some new places: Cahuita (our first time on the Caribbean coast), Arenal, Playa Grande, and Samara.
Winter 2022


Three weeks in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Cordoba, and Granada. Plus day trips to Segovia, Toledo, Cadiz, and Ronda. Postponed from 2020 to 2022.
Spring 2022

North Wales and the Lake District

Four weeks of hiking, castles, and scenic train and bus trips, followed by a few days in London. Postponed from 2020 to 2021 ... and now to 2022. We may stretch it to five weeks if can.
Fall 2022

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