Getting to Machu Picchu

Getting to Machu Picchu

For many, going to Machu Picchu is a dream trip.  It was for us.  The idea of a lost city on a mountain in the clouds just seems too cool for words.  And it is.  But getting there is tricky.  You cannot just fly there, there will be at least a few flights involved. ...
How to Make Your Dream Trip Actually Happen

How to Make Your Dream Trip Actually Happen

I want to give you one simple method that will take you from dreaming about a trip of a lifetime to actually making it happen. First, I want to talk about making good whiskey.  Bear with me because this will actually have some application to what I just mentioned....
The Joys of Packing Light

The Joys of Packing Light

I take packing light fairly seriously.  I never check a bag, even on trips of two weeks or more.  I’ve been to Peru with nothing more than a small photo backpack.  I know that sounds braggy, and I’m sorry for that, but I need to show you right up front that I take...
Underwater Photography in Destin

Underwater Photography in Destin

This year, Susan and I decided to get certified to scuba dive. We go to Destin, Florida every year and decided to use that trip as our opportunity.  Prior to leaving for the trip, we completed the course work online.  It is about 15 hours of videos and quizzes.  Once...