Rise of the Solo Female Traveler

Wandering among the pews of St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Enjoying the gardens at Schönbrunn Palace. Riding on the Great Wheel Riesenrad. I’m in Vienna, a…

New Zealand Wine: Taste of the Vines

Rows of old barrels lined the walls of the cave tunnel leading back to a cool, moist cellar. There, sitting atop a red tablecloth,…

A New Years Celebration in Kyoto

Holidays are usually an important of my life. I am a big fan of Christmas, my stomach starts craving turkey weeks before Thanksgiving and…

Vietnam-There is Something Happening Here

“There’s something happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear. There’s a man with a gun over there, telling me I got to beware”…

Angkor Wat

Monkeys. I am surrounded by monkeys. I have been longing to see wild monkeys since I was a child. Growing up in the U.S,…

The Rain of Milford Sound

River water rushes over bone white rocks, so clear the bottom is completely visible, so clean you can drink straight from the rapids. The…

Cave Adventures in Belize

“You will get a little wet…” This comment seems pretty unambiguous, right? That’s what we thought when we first signed up for the Actun…

Find your Iceland

How much further and how much colder could it have been, I wondered. Well, Iceland was the answer to that question. I did not…

Travel as a local, not a Tourist

Returning from a recent trip to a stunning off-the-beaten path island called Palau, I discovered the significance of what it means to become a…

Chiang Mai, Thailand: Best “Bang-for-Your-Buck” Destination

Chiang Mai, Thailand: Life here is easy, convenient, and what’s more you can afford to really enjoy it, not to mention you meet so many…