Best Things to Do in Moab with Young Kids

For your next family vacation, consider Moab. Picture a surreal landscape, a kaleidoscope of color and red rock faces that defy gravity. A city in eastern Utah famous for its rock formations, National Parks and dinosaur fossils, Moab is nature at its best. It’s the type of scenery that takes you away from the grind [...]

Best Things to Do in Moab with Young Kids 2018-05-31T17:24:31+00:00

Family-Friendly Ski Resorts: Best Places to Go in Crested Butte with Kids 

Perhaps it was the four-hour drive from Denver with the threat of two screaming kids in the back that kept us away from Crested Butte for so long. Most likely it was sheer ignorance. We didn’t know that we were missing out on one of the most charming ski towns in Colorado and one of [...]

Family-Friendly Ski Resorts: Best Places to Go in Crested Butte with Kids  2018-03-21T18:22:52+00:00

How to Turn a Staycation Into An Adventure

When you think about the term ‘adventure’ some extreme images may come to mind: Daredevils base jumping from jagged cliff faces, hurling themselves into the air. Thrill seekers rafting down torrential foaming rivers, darting danger at every bend. Risk takers, with a need for speed, sand boarding down dunes on a quest for their next [...]

How to Turn a Staycation Into An Adventure 2017-08-03T18:05:43+00:00

Where To Go Caving in Puerto Rico

There was a time when I knew as much about Puerto Rico as I do about Quantum Physics. Nada. My cultural and historical references for this exotic U.S. territory were limited to lyrics from 1960s musicals (i.e. the catchy “I want to live in America” tune sung in West Side Story, that paints Puerto Rico [...]

Where To Go Caving in Puerto Rico 2017-08-03T18:10:19+00:00

Best Thing to Do in Greenland: Dog Sledding

As if to welcome our tour group, a thousand wolf-like canines, chained and fierce, howled hauntingly. Pairs of multi-colored eyes (one blue, one brown) calculated our every move. It was a Stephen King novel, Arctic style. There I was in Illusiat, an isolated coastal city in the Western part of Greenland, preparing for my first dog [...]

Best Thing to Do in Greenland: Dog Sledding 2017-08-02T20:36:28+00:00

Solo Female Travel in Bolivia

In the spirit of International Woman’s Day, a global celebration for the achievements of women, I bring you a quirky story I stumbled upon while traveling through Bolivia…. With their long flowing skirts, braided pigtails and bowler hats, ‘Cholitas’ are easy to identify in the streets of La Paz, Bolivia’s capital city. It’s an antiquated look -- compared to the skinny jeans and low cut tops seen across the new generation – but the Cholitas have become a symbol of indigenous tradition and culture. That’s why I was so surprised to hear about the event that happens every Sunday in the mulifunctionary arena in El Alto, just twenty minutes outside of polluted La Paz. Here, in this humble arena, you can spot the Cholitas...wrestling!!

Solo Female Travel in Bolivia 2017-08-03T14:57:22+00:00

Canyoneering in Los Angeles – Urban Adventures in LA

Adventure travel writer and solo female travel expert reports on canyoneering in Los Angeles for Outside Television network. Just 20 minutes outside of downtown LA you'll find Rubio Canyon where there are a series of waterfalls that cascade through the San Gabriel mountains. It's a great spot for an urban adventure.

Canyoneering in Los Angeles – Urban Adventures in LA 2017-08-03T18:12:06+00:00

Video: Getting Wild in Alaska

  Adventure. History. Wild, rugged nature. A trip to Alaska promises a range of experiences – from visiting frontier towns rich with colorful characters, to spotting wildlife and taking in some of the State’s most spectacular landscape. As one of Travel & Leisure Magazine’s Celebrity Global Insider’s, I was recently invited aboard the Celebrity Solstice to [...]

Video: Getting Wild in Alaska 2017-08-03T18:14:49+00:00

World’s Bests and Worsts

(Cartagena, Colombia photo credit: szeke) Since I’m a travel writer and my job is to travel, I often get askedwhat my favorite places are…what are the worsts and the bests. Well, like anything, travel is highly subjective. What may be a life-changing experience for one tourist can be a complete bore for another. Nonetheless, after [...]

World’s Bests and Worsts 2014-06-30T09:00:34+00:00