Hawaii (Oahu)

His… Landing in Hawaii was bittersweet.  It was nice to be back on familiar soil, where we can start to resume our normal lifestyles, however it means a swift conclusion to our travels abroad.   Nothing was more evident of being home than when we were walking to brunch our first morning in Honolulu, and … More Hawaii (Oahu)

Fiji (Nadi)

His… What a fantastic place to spend 24 hours.  I am so thankful that we had a “layover” in Fiji and knowing that we need to go back and experience it in full.   The weather was not fantastic, but that was all overshadowed by the beauty of the island and all the friendly locals. … More Fiji (Nadi)

Indonesia (Bali)

Itinerary: January 24th (Tuesday): Arrive to Bali, Indonesia late in the evening.  Walk to our “hotel” in Kuta and quickly fall asleep. January 25th: Check out of our hotel and meet with our wedding coordinator.  After this meeting in Kuta, we commute to Ubud where we will spend the next couple of days.  In the … More Indonesia (Bali)

Australia (Cairns & Great Barrier Reef)

Itinerary: January 21st (Saturday):  Arrive in Cairns (pronounced Cans).  We head out to walk the Esplanade, the remaining CBD (Central Business District), grab dinner and pick up some groceries for the remainder of our stay in AU. January 22nd: Full day of sailing and snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef.  We go snorkeling in two different … More Australia (Cairns & Great Barrier Reef)

Australia (Long Pine Sanctuary)

Itinerary: Monday (January 9th): First full day of volunteering at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Giovanna is assigned to “Birds” (Cockatoos, Kookaburra’s, Parrots, etc.) and Eric will be on “Mammals” (Wombats, Dingos, Golden Bushtail Possum, etc.).  High temperature for the day is 31deg Celsius (87deg Fahrenheit).   Thursday (January 12th): Giovanna is assigned “Mammals” and Eric … More Australia (Long Pine Sanctuary)

Australia (Sydney)

Itinerary Saturday (11/19/16) – 15 hour train ride from Brisbane to Sydney.  Arrive into Sydney late in the evening, grab dinner and head to the hotel. Sunday – Walk the Central Business District and cross the Sydney harbor bridge in the morning.  After walking around for a while we catch a ferry ride from downtown … More Australia (Sydney)