Kauai Beach Day – Brennecke’s Beach

One thing we discovered about Kauai is that while you are on a island, much of the beaches have rough surf and are not suitable for swimming. Although we had a resort by the beach, the waters near us were rough. That’s what had us in the Poipu Beach area, looking for a beach to…

2019 – The Year of Reflection and Change

I started out 2019 with some great goals. I was going to get back into working out. I was going to focus on my career and finding my happy spot. I was going to go on great trips, and including a trip to Bali for my 40th birthday and my first ever solo trip. I…

Saving the Best for Last – Tandjung Sari

As we drove toward what would be our last hotel in Bali, we were all a little sad knowing that the vacation was coming to an end. We pulled into the palm tree lined driveway and up to the welcoming reception pavilion of the Tandjung Sari. We didn’t know it at the time, but we…

Luxury in the Jungle – The Menjangan Resort

It was dark and late when we pulled into the dirt road that lead to The Menjangan Resort. All we saw was dirt roads, tall trees and eyes in the darkness. Where was this they were taking us? Then, out of a clearing we saw the tall Bali tower with it’s soft cushions and chairs,…