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Two Kapoanos Enter, Three Kapoanos Leave

Two Kapoanos Enter, Three Kapoanos Leave

So… that happened… Hard for me to believe that I started this blog after Ariel and I decided we were ready to start a family, but wanted to have one last big adventure before we did. Now it is six years to the day later, and all the things that I was pondering as we finished planning our New Zealand trip are finally coming to fruition. I’ll never forget standing on top of Mount Sunday (the Lord of the Rings…

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On Adventure Traveling: Family Edition

On Adventure Traveling: Family Edition

Sitting here now over a month after being home from our epic Hawaii trip, I can’t help but feel a bit of the same melancholy I felt five years ago at the end of our New Zealand trip, as there were quite a few parallels between coming home from that trip and this one. Both involved really rather epic travel itineraries that included long, overnight layovers in California. Both involved a lot of moving around, in a way Ariel and…

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A More Complicated Adventure

A More Complicated Adventure

As I write this in Tel Aviv, Israel we are actually wrapping up a pretty epic adventure. We’ve been here for just under two weeks with Jacob – his first transatlantic trip (although not his first overseas trip!) – and our first major trip since our Alaska babymoon. It had been my intention to blog regularly during our time here, but unfortunately we ran into a few roadblocks. Traveling with a baby is always complicated, and often there are unforeseen…

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Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village, though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the year. He gives his harness bells a shake To ask if there is some mistake. The only other sound’s the sweep Of easy wind and downy…

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Finding Adventure In The Everyday: Baby Edition

Finding Adventure In The Everyday: Baby Edition

Well, it finally happened. You can add me to the ranks of fathers who have, in desperate need of getting their baby to nap, gone for a drive with said baby in the back seat. What sort of magic or devilry transpires within the confines of a car rolling down the highway is beyond my comprehension, all I know is that it works. In actuality, our little car nap adventures have been part of getting Jacob used to sleeping during…

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A More Relaxed Adventure

A More Relaxed Adventure

So we are now well into our fourth full day of being on our first trip with Jacob. Unlike most of our other journeys, being that we’re…you know…literally carrying a little micro guy with us who isn’t exactly fit for endless car rides or traversing Mordorian volcanoes, we decided that on this journey we would take it easy. After embarking from JFK airport, we landed in Montego Bay, Jamaica. From there, we were taken via shuttle to our base of…

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Here We Go… Again…

Here We Go… Again…

Hi, I’m Jacob. I’m four months and 10 days old. Back in February of 2017 my dad started this blog about adventure travel because *he knew I was only about 11 months away from being born. Now I’m almost four and a half months and figured it was time for my own first adventure. So I managed to convince my parents to let me into their little travel party and take me with them to Jamaica. I was a pretty…

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A New Adventure Begins

A New Adventure Begins

On January 10th of this year, Ariel and I went on a little sidequest to picturesque New Brunswick, New Jersey. We left as a traveling party of two (well three if you count Sammy), but our little fellowship gained a new member. Oddly enough, our four days in hospital had more in common with our past adventuring than you might think. Our preparations/packing meant we used a lot of the same items we take on our other trips. Backpacks, granola…

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