Here's a journal of my summer trip from Helsinki to Tallinn by ferry, including resources and information to help you plan your own expedition across the Baltic sea.
If you live in the UK or Northern Europe, it’s a short flight to Dublin, and you can even go for the day if you are in London. That’s what I did, and I really enjoyed what the city had to offer.
Though we were only in the area for a short time, the Riviera Maya stole our hearts and has us aching for another visit!
There is such awesome scenery in this part of the world! Lush valleys and snowy mountains made for spectacular views from the Glacier Express Train. Photos and videos are included.
Who hasn't heard of Aokigahara, the notorious Japanese forest at the base of Mt. Fuji? People seem to be universally fascinated by it. Having visited it in July 2017, by pure coincidence, I wanted to share my experience with you.
Gold prospecting is like fox hunting—the chase is more exciting than the capture. The fresh air and beautiful scenery make it worthwhile, though, and a little gold in the pan spices things up.
Once an essential stop on The Grand Tour, there is always something to discover in Venice. A convent or monastery stay gives a unique experience when visiting this treasure of a city.
Paris in spring has long been celebrated by writers and poets, though it's lovely at any time of year (perhaps slightly less so in the heat of high summer). It's full of fabulous architecture, great food, shops, galleries, and more. Join me as I reflect on my own two visits to this beautiful city.
In 1999, I decided it was time to fulfill a longtime wish of mine—that of walking on the Great Wall of China. I'm so glad I did, as it was the experience of a lifetime. Here is some of that journey.
Port Vila, Vanuatu, South Pacific. These romantic words conjure images of mysterious islands and an idyllic paradise bathed by the sun and lost in an emerald sea—an image not too far from the truth.
This is a story I wrote about my six-day backpacking trip in Wyoming's Wind River Range with five friends from Pennsylvania.
It has been said that the new "American Dream" for millennials is "van living," but what if instead of a van, you have a smaller passenger car like a Toyota Prius? I decided to find out, and the adventure lasted 18 months and took me through 48 states and three countries.
My first time in China provided some unique challenges and great opportunities to reevaluate my preconceived notions about the country. Hold onto your chopsticks, and come along for the ride.
Here's a look at the challenges, new experiences, and beauty of my stay on a small farm in rural Thailand, and why I highly recommended taking a similar trip of your own.
In February 2018, I traveled from Udon Thani City to the peak of Phu Bo Bit Mountain in the Loei Province. Relive the experience of a senior citizen scaling a mountain peak 647 meters above sea level.