Obtaining an Australian Visa

For my upcoming travels, I needed to obtain a visa to visit Australia.  This is the first time I’ll be traveling to a country that requires anything more than my passport.  I started my research at the US State Department’s Continue reading Obtaining an Australian Visa

Travel Vaccinations…Where to Start

Note:  This post only pertains to US travelers.  If you are from another country and have information, please leave a comment below.  Thanks! In the past when I’ve traveled the entire topic of “do I need vaccinations” has been a Continue reading Travel Vaccinations…Where to Start

A Useful Travel Item…The Sarong

My Sarong

I used to take a sarong when I traveled to use as a swimsuit cover up, but over the years I’ve discovered many other uses for it.  Now I take a sarong (and sometimes two) on all of my vacations Continue reading A Useful Travel Item…The Sarong

My Perfect Car for Camping

My Car

When I decided to buy myself a new car for my 40th birthday a couple of years ago one of my main goals was to get something that would work for car camping.  I love to camp, but since I Continue reading My Perfect Car for Camping

My Answer to “What Shoes Should I Bring?”

Ahun Sandals

In the past when I traveled shoes always seem to take up way too much room in my luggage.  For years I thought there must be a better way and yet I continued to travel with more shoes than I Continue reading My Answer to “What Shoes Should I Bring?”

TSA PreCheck

Part of the benefits of my Global Entry Card is access to the TSA Precheck program.  This program is available at selected airports for selected airlines.  At the selected airports, there is a special screening line for TSA Precheck participants.  Continue reading TSA PreCheck

Australia Adventures

Australia Tour Map

Sometime between day 42 and 44, I’ll be traveling between Auckland, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia.  I should end up with a free day in Sydney prior to starting my next G Adventure.  Click here to see all the amazing Continue reading Australia Adventures

New Zealand Adventures

New Zealand Tour Map

I arrive in Auckland on my 18th day and have no set plans until my G Adventure trip starts the next day.  Click here to see all the amazing details of this 24 day tour of both the North and Continue reading New Zealand Adventures

Belize Adventures

Belize From The Air

I’m starting my trip in Belize.  Yes, I know…I’ve already been there twice in the last couple of years.  But, I love Belize.  Taking the first couple weeks of my trip to unwind from work in a place I’m comfortable Continue reading Belize Adventures

Count Down to Massive Adventure

As of today, there are only 95 days until my biggest vacation/adventure EVER!!! Several months ago, I mentioned I had been approved to take three months off of work.  At that time, my plans were very fluid.  The main goal Continue reading Count Down to Massive Adventure