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Staying healthy for travel, learning and growing though travel and achieving a travel lifestyle. Discover yourself while discovering the world!

runDisney provides a comfortable, supportive environment for runners of all abilities to go after their goals

What to Expect at a runDisney Race

If you're looking for a destination race to run where you can feel comfortable, supported, and inspired, try runDisney!
Essential oil blend recipe - Skiing on the Slopes!

Essential Oils Inspired By Travel

I started experimenting with essential oil blends for my diffuser, inspired by my travels. I hope some of these remind you of your favorite travel spots!
Snowcat skiing adventure at Powder Mountain, Utah

When Adventure Goes Awry

Taking a snowcat up to the top of Cobabe Canyon at Powder Mountain, Utah, I knew I'd be able to handle the terrain, even if it wasn't a graceful run. And it definitely was not.
Young Living Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Health (and Fun!)

If you're interested in experimenting and learning more about essential oils, don't buy just any oils. Here's how to get started with Young Living essential oils.
Young Living Essential Oils

How Essential Oils Saved Our Summer

The silver lining in this past ghastly month? I've proven the value of using essential oils - at least to myself and my family.

I Met the Woman I Want to Become at Woodward Copper

While the physical part of my visit to Woodward Copper was challenging, it was the mental part where I grew the most.
target practice

Love and Guns: Fire Up Valentine’s Day

Bored of dinner and a movie on Valentine's Day? Check out your local shooting range. I can't think of a better way to spend a romantic day.
Disney marathon

Destination Fitness: My Travel and Personal Goals for 2015

It's the time of year when I make plans, set goals, and reflect on the past year. In many ways, this was the best year of my life. But in other ways, it's been my biggest backslide in decades.

The Importance of Overseas Travel with Kids

Here are five reasons why travelling overseas with kids is – in my book – a must.
Sand dunes in Cape Cod

Far To Go

For some reason, this seemingly innocent poem has stuck with me year after year, and has managed to shape how I think about myself.
snowball fight at squaw valley

International Snowball Fight at Squaw Valley

An impromptu snowball fight on the slopes at Squaw Valley led to a conversation with a young, Russian girl and a memory my daughter will not soon forget.

11 Days On the Road: The Highlights

My family's 11-day road trip across America is complete! We started in New Jersey and are now living on the north shore of Lake Tahoe in California. Here are the highlights, Instagram style.
Cadillac Ranch

Notes from the Road: 10 States, 2,172 miles, and 6 GB of Data

My family has just embarked on a road trip across the country. This has been a dream of mine for many years, and so far, it's even better than I expected.
Disney wine & dine half marathon

Destination Running Races Combine Fitness and Travel

My personal motivation to exercise stems mainly from the promise of traveling to a new location. Each year I pick a destination and find a race I can run. While finishing a half marathon feels euphoric, enjoying that race in a beautiful setting, a fun destination, or with the promise of a really excellent bonus at the finish line, makes it all the more worthwhile.
travel turns you into a storyteller

Travel to Learn, Connect, and Slow the Passage of Time

Traveling and personal growth go hand in hand. This year I'm embarking on an epic cross-country road trip that will challenge me to slow down, learn and connect with others.