The Encantadas… The Enchanted Isles… Galápagos…

Herman Melville wrote about it. Buccaneers, pirates and privateers roamed the archipelago. And Charles Darwin developed his Theory of Natural Selection on these volcanic islands. It is a bucket list

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Staycations Rejuvenate The Soul

Like any great vacation, it’s important to do a little planning but also leave some spontaneous time for the unplanned adventure. This balance makes for the most fun possible, no

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If They Build It, Travelers Will Come…

Architecture Tours celebrate the most beautiful structures in the world. At the age of 20, I walked in to the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Easter Sunday. I was traveling

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Off The Beaten Path

Many of us want to travel “off the beaten path” to discover and enjoy destinations less riddled with tourists. We want to be travelers not tourists. Perhaps this instinct to move

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Is A Safari In Your Future?

When I hear the word safari, I immediately think of a long expanse of desert, traveling by jeep with the top off, strapped in a standing position, camera out, hurtling

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All The World’s A Stage

Do you dream of traveling to a place with endless theatre? Do you love the behind the scenes angle? So whether it is attending 10 Broadway plays in a week,

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Iceland – The Land Of Fire And Ice

Longstanding on my bucket list, I finally had the opportunity to visit Iceland, The Land of Fire and Ice! So named because it is indeed a country of extremes, with

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Vancouver & Whistler – A Match Made in Heaven

I recently had the opportunity to go to Vancouver and Whistler. As my Air Canada flight approached Vancouver Airport, I did one last check on my list of must do’s,

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We Need Wolves

This is the dirty fact I’ve come to recognize: we humans won’t allow wolves to live on our planet. We won’t stop until the last one of them is gone.

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Gear Up With Backroads

I had the opportunity to participate in a Backroads bicycle tour through the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. On our tour was a writer for TravelAge West Magazine. She summed up

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