Tammany Trace

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Justin mentioned he’d heard about a nice bike trail on the North Shore and suggested we check it out. After looking at a couple of options, we decided on Tammany Trace. I had no idea Louisiana had a rail-to-trail conversion – the railroad line that was formerly the Illinois Central Railroad Corridor is now a paved, 31-mile trail where you…

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Once a year, my immediate family meets up somewhere tropical, typically timing it so we are escaping cold winter weather. This time around, we spent five days exploring the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica, near the capital city of Liberia. It was my first time visiting the country and it was breathtaking – the colorful landscape, wildlife, and sheer beauty of…