Kuranda: A village in the rainforest Australia JetSetting Fools

Kuranda: A village in the rainforest

While there is plenty to do in Cairns, it is also a jumping off point for so many other adventures. Travel agencies seem to occupy the majority of the storefronts in town, all offering nearly the same deals for everything from snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef to helicopter rides to trips to the outback.… Read the rest


Day Trip to Surfers Paradise from Coolangatta Australia JetSetting Fools

Day trip to Surfers Paradise from Coolangatta

From Coolangatta Beach, looking north across the water, the skyline of Surfers Paradise is clearly defined. The Q1 Building is the most recognizable as it pierces the sky at 230 meters. After spending a week in Cooly, it was high time we took a day trip to Surfers Paradise from Coolangatta to check out the oceanfront skyscrapers that give a big city feel to the Gold Coast.Read the rest


from Hondarribia to St. Jean De Luz JetSetting Fools

Getting from Hondarribia to St. Jean de Luz

Getting fromHondarribia to St. Jean de Luz map

I popped into the Hondarribia TI on the main square of the upper town to ask a simple question: How do we get from Hondarribia to St. Jean De Luz, a town just 12 miles away on the French side of Basque Country.… Read the rest


Oak Creek Canyon Detour JetSetting Fools

Roadtripping, Part Three: Oak Creek Canyon detour

Click here to read Roadtripping, Part Two: The Flagstaff Ale Trail Pub Crawl

The morning after a pub crawl is never greeted bright-eyed and bushy tailed, and our morning after the Flagstaff Ale Trail was no exception. What was worse was the daunting task of the road trip south on I-17 back to Phoenix.… Read the rest


Roadtripping, Part One Scenic Skyway to Agassiz Peak JetSetting Fools

Roadtripping, Part One: Scenic Skyway to Agassiz Peak

Heading north out of the Valley of the Sun I felt a strong sense of adventure and excitement. It was our first road trip in nearly two years and we were kicking it off in true road trip fashion: No time frame, good tunes and a like-minded crew.… Read the rest


San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Flowers JetSetting Fools

Itinerary for a Perfect San Francisco Weekend

Over the years, I have had many “Perfect” San Francisco Weekends. From our first visit when I discovered the Sea Lions on Pier 39 to the weekend we sneaked off to get married to a birthday celebration with friends. But, this past trip ranks as our most perfect San Francisco weekend.… Read the rest