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Experience Canada’s natural beauty wi...

Jan 08, 2017No Comments

Free National Parks Pass from Canada Parks Canada is home to some of the world’s most stunning national parks. This year, in celebration of Canada’s

Joslin Carson and the Sea Turtles

May 23, 20147 Comments

Seven years ago an American woman named Joslin Carson set out on an adventure that would change her life forever. Fed up with the careless,

Feliz día de las madres! Mother’s Da...

May 12, 20141 Comment

Yesterday most of the world celebrated Mother’s Day.  Here in Mexico, we celebrated Día de las Madres the day before, May 10.  Each year on

Yellowknife to Mexico with a Dog, an interv...

Apr 10, 2014No Comments

Brad Hussey, the owner of Brightside Studios and BradHussey.ca recently interviewed us for his website. We’ve all seen and heard the news about Mexico—on the

Mexican Craft Beer Against Humanity

Apr 06, 2014No Comments

I’ve walked past Sayulita Public House hundreds of times, but never ventured in.  It’s not that it didn’t look good; on the contrary, it seemed

Seattle for Nerds

Apr 04, 2014No Comments

Seattle is one of my favorite cities in the world. It truly has something for everyone. The people it has the most for, however, are

Sayulita Public Market

Mar 21, 20143 Comments

For the past six weeks our home base has been Sayulita, Nayarit, a small village renowned for its excellent surf.  Home to about four thousand

Las Islas Marietas

Mar 13, 2014No Comments

We convened at the beach in the early afternoon, on the west end where newbies learned to surf.  Dozens of fishing boats laid scattered across

The Real & Ridiculous Idiosyncrasies o...

Feb 26, 20141 Comment

Time didn’t move slower in Sayulita; time had been outlawed.  Sayulita pulled the pendulum from the clock, threw it out the window and drove over

Why We Overland With Our Dog

Feb 17, 20142 Comments

Over the past few months LJ and I have weighed the pros and cons of taking our dog, Sophie, on the next leg of our