There aren’t many pelicans that make their way to the Jersey shore. That isn’t to say that it never happens, it is just rare and I’ve yet to see them pop up, so when I came across the Australian Pelican I was utterly impressed. First off pelicans are a bit funny looking to begin with. … More That’s a Big Beak!
It’s that time of year again! Bust open your calendars and start planning which mud runs you want to race in. It may seem a little early to some folks, but the truth is the last couple years some of these races have been running some KILLER cyber Monday deals. On top of that, each … More Whose Ready to Get Dirty?
When you take a safari ride through a National Park in Uganda your mind is blown by the wonders around you. Enormous elephants walk on by without giving you a passing glance, lions yawn as they lazily watch their prey around them and every color of the rainbow is represented in the birds buzzing by … More Getting to the Heart of the Hartebeest
Millions of people far and wide flock to New York City to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Even more watch it on T.V. and enjoy the tradition of sitting at home as the balloons pass on by. If you are considering going, and I recommend you do, here are a few tips to make … More 5 Tips for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
“I don’t care about below, I’m here for the mountain porn” – Derik Bowen He’s so eloquent as we ride the cable car up to the second to last stop up the Eiger. It is true, our focus on this trip has been very mountain driven. We started with the Three Sisters in Liechtenstein … More Mountain Porn
Okay am I the only one who finds this guy utterly adorable? Caimans can be found throughout Central and South America hanging out in rivers and swamps just like this guy. While taking a tour in Totuguero National Park in Costa Rica, our boat came to a stop and we were told to spot the … More Caiman Time
You know that quote “Not all who wander are lost?”. It’s a great saying, I mean I have it hanging on my wall and I totally agree with it, but yesterday all I could think is well sometimes those who are wandering are sure as shit lost. Since fall came around I’ve been big on … More Weekend Wandering: Where the Heck are We?
For whatever reason Switzerland was not exactly top of my list of places to go. I knew Derik was dying to get there for all the mountains and what not but in my mind, it was just an expensive country of watches and chocolate. Boy was I wrong. One of my favorite places that we … More Alpine Adventures
Nothing is more exciting than stumbling upon a bird as beautiful as the Blue Crowned Motmot. With its electric blue crown, chestnut colored chest and bright green back your eyes immediately gravitate to this beautiful bird. While trekking through Montverde’s cloud forest I was fortunate to stumble across a very brave Motmot who just posed … More Blue Crowned Motmot
What does a suspension bridge and sculptures have in common? Originally I would say not much but when you are looking for mini road trips around your state sometimes you find the unexpected. Looking to check off one of our Tri State Bucket List items, Grounds for Sculptures, we were wondering what we could tie … More A Bridge and Sculptures