Rio de Janeiro and the 2016 Olympics

When I retired from competitive synchronized swimming a few years ago the last place I expected to be in 2016 was in Rio de Janeiro. So when I got an email asking if I would be available and interested in working at the Olympics I jumped at the chance. What an incredible opportunity and it meant I was going to attend my 3rd Olympics in … Continue reading Rio de Janeiro and the 2016 Olympics

Galapagos Sea Lions

10 reasons why you HAVE to visit the Galápagos Islands at some point in your lifetime.

The Galápagos Islands are a group of volcanic islands located off the coast of Ecuador. I’ve been lucky enough to visit this magical part of the world and I’m yet to find anywhere else that comes close to comparing to it. These South American islands are a breeding ground for the weird and wonderful, with 97% of the area being national park! Its isolated locations … Continue reading 10 reasons why you HAVE to visit the Galápagos Islands at some point in your lifetime.

Top 10 (maybe 11) Travel Moments to Date

Admittedly every time I travel I feel like there are so many more things that I could add to this list. But as it stands right now, these are my top 10 travel moments to date. They are in no particular order because I can’t possibly rank one better than the other! Climbing Koko head crater on Oahu, Hawaii The Koko Head crater trail consists … Continue reading Top 10 (maybe 11) Travel Moments to Date