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Camping in a Honda Element

I realize I have written quite a bit about our road trip out west, but I think this topic definitely deserves its own post.  For 8 nights, our Honda Element (who we lovingly call Elsafie or “Ellie” for short) was our shelter and our bed.  Elements are pretty versatile vehicles.  They are great for everyday […]


Our Road Trip West – The Park Tour

Enjoying the outdoors is one of the things we really enjoy doing on our vacations.  To incorporate that part into our trip we wanted to visit multiple historic sites and National Parks.  In visiting the ones that we did, I was impressed by how different the landscape is from the Midwest through the Great Plains […]


Our Road Trip West – The Restaurant Tour

The restaurant tour was inspired by a favorite show of ours called, “Man v. Food” that airs on the Travel Channel.  For those of you who have not seen this show before, the premise is, the host, Adam Richman, highlights the best pig-out and comfort food spots in the US.  Each episode covers a city and some […]


Our Road Trip West

As I alluded to in an earlier post, this year we took a road trip out west.  After contemplating what kind of vacation we wanted to do this year, we determined that we have never really taken a road trip together nor have we really spent much time discovering other US states.  We decided that we […]


Happy 2011

A new year is here.  It is time to reflect on the old and look forward to the new.  One of my new years resolutions is to get working on this blog.  I have quite a few updates that I want to make.  It will just be a matter of buckling down and getting to […]