A Quick Day in Hot Springs, AR

A Quick Day in Hot Springs, AR

In July of 2016, the family took a quick day trip through Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas. We spent the majority of the day walking down bath house row and popping in to see interiors when possible. Click on the thumbnails below for a larger view.    ...
McConnells Mill State Park

McConnells Mill State Park

So often, I tend to over-plan a trip. I’ll download and pour over countless maps, line up every possible stop on the way, and research my destination until I’ve taken every element of surprise out of the adventure. Actually, at that point it’s not...
The Blessing of the Fleet

The Blessing of the Fleet

Rounding Bayou Lafourche, it occurred to us that this all would’ve looked more beautiful on a different day. It seems ungrateful and petty but blue skies rather than the uniform ceiling of grey would’ve set the colors of the flags in brighter contrast as they snapped...
Aussie Clare Visits Hawaii

Aussie Clare Visits Hawaii

In September of 2015 I vacationed on the Hawaiian island of Oahu with a couple of friends from Melbourne. Our accommodation for the week was in one of the penthouse suites of the Hawaiian Monarch Hotel. The hotel is located in downtown Honolulu. The views were pretty...