Whale Magic in Magdalena Bay

Magdalena Bay whale watching. Photo © 2016 Nancy D. Brown The full-throttled leap of a female Pacific gray whale was heard before it was seen from our small panga bobbing in the lagoon. Her giant splash reverberated through the shallow waters of Magdalena Bay like a meteor exploding into Earth. We are close [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:01+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Mexico|

Sea Kayaking Adventure to Danzante Island

Kayaks at Honeymoon Beach. Photo © 2016 Nancy D. Brown As our plane descended into Loreto, Mexico the Sierra de la Giganta mountain range, Isla Carmen and Danzante Islands came into view. After a quick overnight in the sleepy fishing village of Loreto, we were off to begin our week long sea kayaking [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:02+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Mexico, What a Trip|

14 for 2014 — Ideas for Kid-friendly Trips

Kicking it palapa-style at Dreams Nueva Vallarta. Dreams Resort, Puerto Vallarta Mexico For a great all-inclusive resort vacation, I highly recommend Dreams just north of Puerto Vallarta. We stayed for a week in this lovely paradise with enormous crystal clear pools, beach palapas, entertainment, all manner of activities and fantastic restaurant. To lounge [...]

2017-08-24T09:24:24+00:00 January 28th, 2014|California, Lodging, Mexico, New York, San Francisco, Travel, United States|