Wanderous Whimsy
The SYF Experience

The SYF Experience

For Festive Friday I wanted to tell you about my experience at Sedona Yoga Festival this past February. Tickets for next year’s festival in March are on sale now through Tuesday, May 5th. You can save $170 on an all access pass!…

Costa Rica vs. Nica – A Snap Shot

Costa Rica vs. Nica – A Snap Shot

Late last year I traveled to Costa Rica with some friends. It was my first trip to Central America and yes I had expectations. We have all heard about the unsurpassed beauty of Costa Rica so it wasn’t too far fetched…

Magic in Aravaipa

Magic in Aravaipa

Just after returning from the Sedona Yoga Festival, I found out that my first Hot Yoga teacher in Arizona, Deborah Joya, was hosting a retreat in Aravaipa Canyon. I had not heard much about this Aravaipa, but my husband the outdoors enthusiast,…

Sedona Yoga Festival

Sedona Yoga Festival

Have you ever considered attending a yoga retreat or yoga festival? I have always thought it would be nice but never made a sincere effort to make something happen. Since I began my yoga practice over 5 years ago, I’ve fantasized about different yoga events that have…

Superstitions

Superstitions

This past weekend, my husband Tom, along with our friend Will, decided to embark on a one night back packing trip in the Superstition Wilderness. After my frenzied New Years and a long weekend traveling all over San Francisco/Bay Area, I had difficulty jumping…

14 Destinations of 2014

14 Destinations of 2014

2014 has been filled with adventures. I hiked all over Arizona, had great weekends in California, went to two fabulous weddings, traveled to the Midwest for the first time, and explored the best of Costa Rica. Its been a good year. Bring…

Woes to Wonders

Woes to Wonders

Deus ex machina (God of the machine) is a term used in film to describe the introduction of a person, thing, or god-like entity who has the ability to suddenly and unexpectedly provide a solution to an unsolvable problem. Basically,…

Less is more, Less is more…

Less is more, Less is more…

Ok! This was the challenge. Fit everything for an 11 day trip to Costa Rica into one simple backpack. Easy enough, right? Not so much…Over the years I have made progress. Each trip I pack a little lighter. But truly, how…

One Year Ago in Angkor

One Year Ago in Angkor

#ThrowbackThursday One year ago today, my husband and I were far, far away, adventuring deep in the Cambodian jungle. We were on our honeymoon and an ultimate journey to explore Angkor, the ancient archaeological remains of the Khmer Empire. One day, I may write a post on…

30 Second Yoga – Standing Head to Knee Pose

30 Second Yoga – Standing Head to Knee Pose

A few weeks ago, I finally cleared out the old office room. It really wasn’t an office at all. It had a desk, yes, but I never used it! Over time, this became the room I hid my mess in. It became the holding ground for anything…