How An Elk Got Into Our Van!?

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One word: Carrots. After an impromptu, adrenaline-filled morning of sport kayaking down the Riviere Rouge with Nouveau Monde, we decided to listen to our friends' advice and hit up the nearby Parc Omega on our way into Ottawa (more on carrots below)! We had been told numerous … [Read more...]

Meeting the Patients at Marathon Key’s Turtle Hospital

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After riding along "Old Seven," (post here) we continued our bike trip on the Overseas Heritage Trail, which extends a total of 103 miles, crossing 37 of The Key's 42 scenic bridges. On our ride we passed some of the infamously gnarly looking Marathon iguanas and a lineup of … [Read more...]

A Garden of Glass: Chihuly at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

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 When we think of Florida we think home, beach, LaSpada's and more beach. But when it comes to finding new things to do and places to see, our minds generally blank here, SO we decided to do some digging and uncover South Florida's hidden gems. (Can you spot our lizard friend … [Read more...]

An escape from LA is just a ferry ride away!: Exploring Catalina Island

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The morning sun was shining brightly on our sleepy-eyed faces as the salty wind flew through our hair. We could see the outline of our destination in the distance and sat happily as the Cat Express gifted us with stunning views of the Golden Coast along our 1 hour commute. As the … [Read more...]

Summiting Alta Peak in Sequoia National Park + Seeing the LARGEST Trees in the World!

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You never forget those days when you summit a mountain, and we mean that both literally and figuratively. The experience of overcoming that physical and mental struggle that tries to weigh you down as you persist and push forward is a powerful experience, one that keeps you … [Read more...]