passion and adventure

I believe that no one can be happy living a life of conformity and routine.   Life is far too important to be lived without passion and adventure.   Danika and I dedicated a category on this blog to the exploration of the world around us, because we find that our lives are enriched by new experiences.    Is there … Continue reading

she came, she saw, she conquered

This is a photo from Bita’s trip to India in 2006 and I am absolutely in love with it. It makes me want to hop on a 20-hour flight, put on my bravest traveler-in-unfamiliar-territory face, fill up on some authentic Saag Paneer and set out on an Indian adventure. Hey, maybe I’d even meet a sassy little Indian beauty … Continue reading

live to the fullest

“Why tell your grandkids you worked 9 to 5, five days a week for 40 years and quietly sat in traffic jams while people went to war, suffered disease and shot their own classmates?  Tell them you refused to live in fear.  Tell them you crossed the Amazon, saw the Lost Cities of Gold and … Continue reading