Sri Lanka days 25-28: last days in Ella + more motorbiking adventures + tea factory tour + Ella Rock hike + secret waterfall swim + trip reflection 

Our last days in Sri Lanka were just beautiful. We explored more of Ella, the mountain town in Sri Lanka known as “nature’s paradise.” After checking off some of the more popular/touristy sites during our first three days in Ella, we spent these last days exploring new spots that were more off-the-beaten-path. This brought us … More Sri Lanka days 25-28: last days in Ella + more motorbiking adventures + tea factory tour + Ella Rock hike + secret waterfall swim + trip reflection 

Sri Lanka days 22-24: lively mountain town of Ella + Little Adam’s Peak hike + Nine Arch Bridge + scooter adventures to Ravana Cave + Sri Lanka’s economic crisis

After a beautiful start to our reunion in Sri Lanka, Joe and I made it to the mountains for the second week of our trip. We are spending one week in Ella, a lively town in the highlands known for its picturesque hills covered with cloud forests, hiking, tea plantations, and hippie vibes. Day 22: … More Sri Lanka days 22-24: lively mountain town of Ella + Little Adam’s Peak hike + Nine Arch Bridge + scooter adventures to Ravana Cave + Sri Lanka’s economic crisis

Sri Lanka days 16-21: vacation mode in southern beach town of Mirissa + Joe is here!

Hey friends! This past week has been the best week of my entire trip, and that’s because Joe is here!! We are so excited to be together again after 2 months apart. We have two weeks together in Sri Lanka and have been making the most of it with quality time in this new country. … More Sri Lanka days 16-21: vacation mode in southern beach town of Mirissa + Joe is here!

Road trip through coastal Maine + hiking and lake time + boat ride to port towns

After our visit to New York, Joe and I headed up to Maine for 5 days where we visited Joe’s good friend Neal. Joe actually lived in Maine for a few years, so it was nice to have him and Neal take us around the local sites – it felt special to see Joe’s old … More Road trip through coastal Maine + hiking and lake time + boat ride to port towns

Mexico week 4: secret beaches + off the beaten path activities + final days in Sayulita

And just like that, our dreamy month in Mexico is over! I’m writing this post on my flight back to San Francisco feeling a bit sentimental but also excited to go back home. One month was the perfect amount of time in Mexico – it gave us the outdoorsy adventure & local living we were … More Mexico week 4: secret beaches + off the beaten path activities + final days in Sayulita

Mexico week 3: A day in the life of working remotely in Sayulita

One of our goals of coming to Mexico was to take advantage of our work-from-home situation and enjoy life here without taking our precious vacation days. During this time, we’ve developed a routine that balances enjoying daily life as well as our busy work schedules. While every day looks a little different, I wanted to … More Mexico week 3: A day in the life of working remotely in Sayulita

Big Island days 12-15: last chapter in Kona with the girls joining

Our last chapter in Hawaii ended with a bang. For the final days, our group of 2 became 4 as Rachel and Rene joined me and Joe. Our days were filled with lots of relaxing on the beach, outdoorsy activities in Kona, and even some partying. 🙂 Day 12: Beach/pool time + shopping in downtown … More Big Island days 12-15: last chapter in Kona with the girls joining

Big Island, Hawaii days 8-11: surf, relaxation, kava and coffee in Kona

These last 4 days flew by quicker than the other chapters of our trip, and that’s because we are now on the Kona coast where the climate is sunny and steamy and time is one big blur. 🙂 Relaxation was the theme these last few days but we did sneak in some activities too – … More Big Island, Hawaii days 8-11: surf, relaxation, kava and coffee in Kona

Big Island, Hawaii days 6-7: farm stay in Waimea + magical Waipi’o Valley

After kicking off the trip on the wet side of Big Island in Hilo, Puna, and Volcano, we headed away from the coast to inland to the gorgeous agriculture town of Waimea. Our time in Waimea was short but we made some very special memories exploring this underrated part of the island. Day 6: Quick … More Big Island, Hawaii days 6-7: farm stay in Waimea + magical Waipi’o Valley