Exploring Ecuador

Four weeks hardly seem enough to explore Ecuador, but we’ll do our best. This nation is compact — about the size of Colorado — but hyper-diverse. The weather stays fairly consistent year round, but climate varies drastically by region. We’re read more...

Normandy, France & Paris

Damaged car rentals, "Le Big Macs," tired kids, and a French Farmhouse that not only held the promise of rest, but our first lesson in history. read more...
Nosara

Packing 101: Beach Destinations

I am the family Super Packer, a title I deserve but despise. However, packing for the beach is my favorite and it may have a little something to do with clothes that take up less space — and feeling motivated by the thought of warm sun on my skin and sand between my toes. read more...

Aloha Collection Day Tripper

Finally, the perfect beach bag. The ALOHA Collection Day Tripper is part of a line of splash-proof bags created by on-the-go female surfers. read more...
meeting in the middle

Meeting in the Middle

Road tripping through Zion National Park, Southern California, and Bryce National Park with three important motives. read more...
sand eliminator

Ultimate Sand Eliminator

Quick, gentle way to get rid of that golden-brown grit. Making beach vacations a little more enjoyable. read more...