Adventures

2017-02-26 - _mg_6253
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Our Plan to Visit ALL the US National Park Units

Sunday 28th October, 2018

It's been nearly 4 months since we quit our jobs in San Francisco to set out on a journey to visit all the National Park Units in the US, and so far we haven't done any. Those aren't very good stats! But fear not, we have been busy and we have a plan! [...]

Sunset in Whitby
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Exploring the North York Moors National Park

Saturday 27th October, 2018

When I lived in England, I spent over 8 years in and around the North Yorkshire area. It's a beautiful part of England, with several National Parks within easy reach. One of these is the North York Moors National Park, and I was excited for the opportunity to take Diana there when we were back in the UK recently. [...]

Jacobite Steam Train on the Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Scotland Road Trip: 10 Day Itinerary

Thursday 25th October, 2018

Within our busy schedule for our trip to Europe, we had carved out 10 days to visit Scotland. Although I've been to Scotland several times before, it's been years since I last visited and Diana has never been. Scotland is a beautiful country and we were keen to see as much as we could in the short time available to us. Looking back, I think we ended up with the perfect itinerary. [...]

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
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Ultimate RVers Guide to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Monday 15th October, 2018

In early October every year, Albuquerque, New Mexico plays host to the world's largest hot air balloon festival - the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (AIBF). With more than 500 balloons, the event attracts nearly 1 million visitors over the 9 days it runs. Let me walk you through how to make the most out of the event, with our ultimate guide to the balloon fiesta, written with RVers in mind. [...]

Sunrise in Santa Rosa, NM
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Leaving California and Driving to Texas

Sunday 5th August, 2018

Day 1 - Tuesday (Fremont, CA) It's 5:15am on Tuesday morning and that sound is the alarm clock. We need to get out of bed and get rid of this mattress. [...]

Turtles at sunset near Mauna Lani Bay Hotel
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A Week in Hawaii and a road trip around Big Island in a day

Sunday 11th February, 2018

I had promised Matt a relaxing vacation sitting by the pool and doing nothing. Two years later it finally happened. [...]