Adirondack Extreme

What’s a weekend of relaxation without a little adventure? That was our thinking when we made a reservation at Adirondack Extreme, an aerial treetop adventure course just a short drive from our cabin on Lake George. My parents happily stayed on the ground with my baby niece while my sisters, brother-in-law, husband, and I embarked…

A Daintree Day

Cairns was a brilliant starting point when it came to exploring the Daintree Rainforest area of Australia, and with just one day we managed to see a lot. We set off bright and early from our hotel, heading straight to the Captain Cook Highway and making our first stop at the gorgeous Rex Lookout. There…

Kawarau Bridge Jump

“Well, nothing says ‘I love you’ like jumping off a bridge!” This was the response I got from the staff member who was hooking up my harness when I told him that I was on my honeymoon. Meanwhile, on an adjacent platform just a few feet away, my husband was all tied up and ready…

A Day at Mayfield Falls

Touristy stores. Windy roads. Brightly colored buildings. Lush rainforest. Huge malls. Downtrodden towns. Modest fruit stands. Sprawling mansions. Rolling hills. Energetic waters. Reggae rhythms. Jerk spices. We found all this and more when we decided to venture off of the resort property on our final full day in Jamaica. Our driver, who told us to…