A Welcome Mooring

Brandon and I are in the midst of a travel lull at the moment. We began this adventure without a detailed plan of where to go and when, opting instead for the relative freedom of booking travel on short notice and moving along at our own pace. Since Romania, we’ve moved quite a bit: In … More A Welcome Mooring

Romania: Compelling and rich. Delicious, but filling.

Traveling southeast from Budapest on the train to Transylvania, we weren’t sure what to expect. We chose to visit Romania, because it seemed to have everything we were looking for in our next destination: incredible mountains, friendly people, and places that are a little more off the beaten path. Our intel was solely based on … More Romania: Compelling and rich. Delicious, but filling.

Winning the lottery

On Monday, we loaded up the car again (minus our trusty rooftop carrier and several hundred pounds of stuff) and left San Jose for our next stop: Yosemite National Park. Brandon grew up going to Yosemite, but I had never been. He was probably as excited to show it to me as I was to … More Winning the lottery

Six Tips: Half Dome

Being avid hikers, we always appreciate good info when prepping for a day on the trail (we use The Washington Trails Association Site religiously in Washington). We learned a lot from our recent hike up Half Dome, so we figured we’d pay it forward. Let us know if you have any additional tips in the … More Six Tips: Half Dome