The Beard and the Blonde – A Travel Blog

The journey to "everywhere."

Mexico’s Fastest and Longest Zip Line – Puerto Vallarta

It can be called a zip-line,  aerial runway, flying fox or a death slide. No matter what you call it, zip lining is the type of adrenaline rush that stimulates the senses and keeps you wanting more and more. A... Continue Reading →

Why Exploring Washington D.C. at Twilight is the Way to Go

Our impromptu getaway to Washington D.C. was a last minute decision.  We were in Baltimore for work purposes and had limited time to explore. We made the decision that if we quickly found our way to the train station not... Continue Reading →

Cancun, Mexico: It’s Not Just for Spring Break!

Spring has sprung and we're already into the month of April. That means Spring Break is over and the inebriated college kids have gone back to school and are no longer swamping the beaches of the Yucatán peninsula. BUT, Cancun... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Ilulissat, Greenland

Greenland may not be on your vacation radar, but it should be a destination that gets a look. Although Ilulissat is becoming a popular destination in Greenland, its visitors usually come from one of the Nordic or Scandinavian countries. Ilulissat... Continue Reading →

Coco Beach Resort – Ambergris Caye, Belize

Romance, barefoot luxury and adventure. That's what you'll get at the beautiful Coco Beach Resort, which is 3.5 miles north of San Pedro on the island of Ambergris Caye. The accommodations are spacious, offer stainless steel appliances, air conditioning and... Continue Reading →

How to Find the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland

In our opinion, no trip to Scotland is complete unless you make your way to Loch Ness in search of Nessie, otherwise known as the Loch Ness Monster. Part of us felt like a complete idiot going up to the... Continue Reading →

48 Hours in Newport, Rhode Island

The charming coastal town of Newport, Rhode Island has everything you need for the perfect getaway weekend: beautiful ocean views, amazing architecture, scenic walking paths and restaurants overlooking the picturesque harbor. Here is the perfect itinerary to maximize your time... Continue Reading →

21 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Tanzania

A safari in Tanzania is a trip of a lifetime. It was on the top of our bucket list and it did not disappoint. We saw every animal you'd ever want to see and some other unique experiences too: mating lions,... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Bermuda

Don't let the frightful stories of the Bermuda Triangle deter you from enjoying this Atlantic Ocean gem. If you're on the East Coast, you're in luck. Getting to this exotic island could not get any easier. Here are a few reasons... Continue Reading →

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