Our Trips

Our travel photography, journal, and muses.

Smithsonian Spring Break: Washington D.C. March 8, 2019 - March 15, 2019

Day 1 Sweet Heather dropped us off at the airport that Friday evening. Despite being prime time for spring break crowds, we were through TSA precheck and sitting in the … read more

Our Holiday Trip to Mexico City: Part II December 24, 2018 - January 2, 2019

Day 6 It was a new day. We had just a couple more tours left of the trip and we spent our 6th day in a different neighborhood, Coyoacán, the … read more

 

Our Holiday Trip to Mexico City: Part I December 24, 2018 - January 2, 2019

Day 1 Craig drove us to the airport on our morning out of Saint Paul. We were grateful for the ride, and exchanged Christmas presents in the car with Henrik. … read more

Our Road Trip to the Westfjords, Iceland: Part II June 7, 2018 - June 17, 2018

Day 6 That morning I couldn’t sleep through the midnight sun. I walked around, admiring the details of the home, trying to find angles to photograph. A map of Iceland … read more

 

Our Road Trip to the Westfjords, Iceland: Part I June 7, 2018 - June 17, 2018

Day 1 As most trips go–the packing, juggling of luggage, standing in lines, and finding the right train that carries you away from home–it’s usually with a hitch or two, … read more

Oregon Road Trip March 24, 2018 - March 30, 2018

Day 1 It was spring break. So the airport was a bit of a nightmare, with a stressfully long security line, the longest we’d ever seen. We got through, though, … read more

 

Fall in Asheville, North Carolina October 19, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Day 1 Asheville was like a little treat. Not only did we essentially get free flights and lodging (because, points), we treated ourselves by parking at the airport, something we … read more

Restless Honeymoon in Portugal: Part II July 7, 2017 - July 22, 2017

Day 8 – Madeira We were up before the sun. Daniel, our taxi driver, drove us north to the airport, suggesting things to eat and see while in Madeira. He … read more

 

Restless Honeymoon in Portugal: Part I July 7, 2017 - July 22, 2017

Day 1 – Cascais Our departure felt like smooth sailing. We were treated to a ride to the airport by Robyn, Chris’ gracious mother. We were then helped by a … read more

London, The Homecoming April 8, 2017 - April 15, 2017

Day 1 – Homecoming When we landed, we had been in limbo for a good part of a day. Our flight had been delayed, and sleep, of course, was hard … read more

 

We Took Our Travel Pants to France January 27, 2017 - February 1, 2017

Day 1 – Fate of Feet On the eve of flight departure Friday, I came down with an angry cold that teased me throughout the trip, and hours before our … read more

Brooklyn

Our Weekend in New York City August 18, 2016 - August 21, 2016

Day 1 We landed in NYC to a long wait at baggage claim. COME ON, I thought. She was waiting for us! We were so jazzed to see Keysina, (Christina, … read more

 

Trip to Rio de Janeiro: Part II June 10, 2016 - June 19, 2016

Day 5 We woke up early that morning in order to plan our day. Surely we would find a boat tour–it was all I had wanted on this whole trip! … read more

Botanical Garden

Trip to Rio de Janeiro: Part I June 10, 2016 - June 19, 2016

Day 1 Our hopes were so high. That’s the only way I can start this story. Even I, Ali Leis, was excited and wasn’t afraid to show it. We happily … read more

 

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