3 Hikes Near Florence, Oregon Oregon Coast Trail Marker JetSetting Fools

3 easy hikes near Florence, Oregon

The coastal town of Florence, Oregon, population 8,500, is situated in the central portion of the state where the Siuslaw River flows into the Pacific Ocean. In the charming Old Town district, Bay Street runs parallel to the river where locally-owned restaurants and shops are housed in historic buildings.… Read the rest


Hiking and Biking Trails in Rovinj, Croatia

Hiking and Biking Trails in Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj was an island until 1763 when the channel was filled in, connecting the city to the mainland. As an island, it was heavily fortified with two stone walls surrounding it – keeping attackers and illness (like the plague) out, which made it quite a desirable place to live.… Read the rest


A Dubrovnik nature walk along the rugged coast

Dubrovnik nature walk

In our week-long stay in Dubrovnik, Croatia we have covered some ground. Besides walking nearly every street and taking in the sights within the historic walled center, we also took in the views of Dubrovnik from the top of Mount Srd and from the rocky coast east of the city.… Read the rest


Cairns Botanic Gardens JetSetting Fools

Cairns Botanic Gardens

We’ve been spending quite a bit of time in our studio for two reasons: 1) We need to study up on Southeast Asia (we mean it this time!) and 2) We need to give our budget a little break.

It’s a big enough space and easy to “work” in, however, there is only so much staring at screens we can do until we start to go blind.Read the rest


Hiking Paths of Titirangi Beach New Zealand

Hiking paths of Titirangi Beach

When we first decided to stay 45 minutes outside of Auckland in Titirangi we feared it might be a little too remote. Without a car we were left with public transportation and our own feet. In addition, we chose to stay at the beach, which is at the bottom of a steep hill…the village is a 30 minute workout to the top.Read the rest


Parque Municipal Llao Llao Bariloche Argentina

A walk in the park: Parque Municipal Llao-Llao in Bariloche

The well-maintained paths at the Parque Municipal Llao-Llao in Bariloche, Argentina lead to incredible vistas set within their natural landscapes. The park is about an hour away from town (by an inexpensive bus ticket of about $1) and entrance to the park is free to visitors.… Read the rest