Category Archives: Travel

“hey mom how about the half in Lisbon”

20 weeks, 100s of winter km, dogs in tow = kahlua & coffee

20 weeks, 100s of winter km, dogs in tow = kahlua & coffee celebration

…. and that’s how it started. Half marathon training while not as arduous as a full, still involves 4 days a week of running and in a perfect world a yoga thrown into the mix, while working a full time job.  Read More

Ancient Kauai Adventure Awaits

Why Kauai?

This is why Kauai

This is why Kauai

If you’re looking for the feel of old Hawaii without the mega resorts, Kauai should be your pick. Drop down any path on the side of the “highway” and it’ll likely lead to you to an empty beach, each with its own character and few if any people. Read More

Negril, Jamaica

Ok it’s true, I never had a big desire to go to Jamaica. I had heard too many stories (actually looking back, only from one or two people) about being constantly harassed to buy things. So how did I find myself in Negril? Another friend’s happy memory of a super laid back place named the rockhouse hotel. Yes it really does look like that. Read More

Boulder, Colorado

ozo coffee

ozo coffee

Easily accessible hiking, a huge selection of excellent restaurants and great coffee! Oh and just an hour away by city bus (this is what the locals use, as it’s the fastest and most convenient) from Denver’s international airport. Read More

Cycling the Dordogne

If you’re contemplating a cycling trip to France, early fall is the perfect time. Less crowds, less expensive and ideal weather. Consider the Dordogne region for its quaint and numerous villages that are listed in “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” (more than any other region) as well as excellent food (aka foie gras and duck especially) and very respectful drivers towards cyclists. Read More