Tag Archives: beach

Doing nothing & everything on Gili Air

It’s been a full week on the little island of the coast of Lombok, Indonesia called Gili Air. We’ve spent hours lounging in the shade of a large tree by the ocean, intermittently snorkeling in the clear blue water, eating, talking business, life and love with our friends, the Pearce family. We’re celebrating our 2 […]

Celebrating on Monkey Beach, Penang

Admittedly, we have a lot of fun experiences, maybe more than the average family. Our most fun experiences are shared with others. Meeting other travelers or locals transforms a time that would have been simply memorable to extraordinary. The energy level of our meet up in Penang was immense. We traveled to Penang to meet […]

Perfect sand in Tulum, Mexico

Tulum & The Need for Luxury

After negotiating our way out of Belize and entering Mexico via water taxi from San Pedro to Chetemal, we quickly made our way to the bus station and purchased tickets to Tulum. The Ado buses in Mexico are nice, air-conditioned and super comfy. It took 3 1/2 hours from Chetemal to reach Tulum. We had […]

Happy Holidays from the Kings!

The Making of a Tropical Christmas Tree

Tis’ the season!  Here we are in the heat and humidity with the AC running, the skies are blue, and the sun is shining through the palm trees.  There is a palm print couch in our living room, banana trees printed on our curtains and a pile of sand on our floor.  And as we […]

costa rica superstition

A Costa Rican Superstition come True

I like superstitions. There is something fun and magical about them. I’d like to think that the creative energy that propels this wonderful world likes to play fun games with us.  I really wanted to believe this one.  It would mean a lot of changes for our family and a new-found independence.