Sint Maarten/St. Martin

We spent almost 2 weeks in the beautiful island of Sint Maarten/St. Martin. We were invited as a surprise to celebrate my parents 25th anniversary. Below is where we stayed, where to eat,… Continue reading

Solomon’s Island, MD

Where we stayed: Solomon’s Navy Recreation Center RV campground (Military ID required) Cost: $550 month (Daily rate is $25) They also have waterfront cottages, cabins, yurts, and apartments you can rent. We highly recommend… Continue reading

Washington DC

There is so much to see in Washington DC! Our family visited two full days and we still haven’t even seen half of what DC has to offer. Everything we did and everything we saw… Continue reading


I’ve been neglecting and frankly straight up avoiding our blog. Since we had to scratch our plans to go south in Fidelis this past winter I haven’t had much to write about. The good news… Continue reading

Strasburg, PA

Our family visited Strasburg Railroad for their Day out with Thomas event. The kids had a blast! We lucked out with 70 degree weather which was an added bonus. If you are looking for… Continue reading

Change of plans

Our family has had a huge change of plans. Our last post was about our next adventure; that we would be sailing down the ICW to Florida and then to the Bahamas and beyond. We… Continue reading

Our new journey begins…

We started our trip to the Bahamas in S/V Fidelis! Jon is using YouTube to document our day to day experiences along the way. So far day 1 was perfect and the rest… Continue reading

New Orleans Ritz-Carlton Exclusive Event

As a Ritz-Carlton Reward Credit Card member, one of the perks we receive is exclusive event invitations throughout the year.  I tried to do research on these events and if they were worth going… Continue reading

Williamsburg, VA

Our family spent a week at The Historic Powhatan Resort in Williamsburg Virginia with Mom and Dad Essig. Unfortunately our week was full of rain and thunderstorms which wrecked a lot of our outdoor plans. Most… Continue reading

Untold traveling stories… laughs and ugh oh moments.

We have been full-time travelers for several years now and we share a lot of our adventures but some stories have been left untold. Until now… (in no particular order) 1. While in Spain… Continue reading