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.
It was our first thrilling jet boat ride ever, and what prettier a place to have experienced it than on the placid and sometimes turbulent Rogue River in Oregon? Pictures & videos are included.
Boston, a city of tremendous historic significance and modern delights, was on my calendar of coming events, but how is it possible to see all of this city in one day? Here is what I did.
Back in the "strike-it-rich" days of the 1800s, prospectors put the scenic setting of Georgetown, Colorado on the map. Today, visitors are still lured there for its beauty as well as the casinos hoping to take home their own load of silver! Read on for a brief history and photo tour of Georgetown.
Puerto Princesa on the island province of Palawan is an enormous city in size, but not in population. One of the more popular diversions there is island-hopping.
While visiting my sister in San Antonio, we made a trip to the hill country and visited LBJ's Texas White House. It was fascinating!
We were lucky enough to be in Minorca for the flower festivals in 2017 and 2018, but it wasn't until our second visit that we learned what the festival was really all about!
Here are 18 photos and videos showcasing the history and charm of this quaint, scenic village set amidst mountains in Washington State. It's a unique place to see architecture like that found in Germany and Switzerland!
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.
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.
In June 2018, my Thai family and I had an enjoyable outing at a mountain reservoir lake in the Loei area of Thailand. For two or three fun-packed hours, we rented a bamboo raft that was towed to the middle of the lake. Then the real enjoyment began.
Hyderabad is the capital of the Indian state of Telangana. This city is where North India meets South India, creating a unique mix of culture in aspects such as its architecture and world-famous biriyani.
Cambodia has a very tragic recent history. Some of the worst things man is capable of happened in the killing fields, which is one of the most tragic remains of that period. They are a must-see for visitors to Cambodia, though their contents are difficult to bear.
Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and the former capital of the country. It is renowned for its colonial architecture, art, food and cultural festivities. My four-day visit to the city only left me wanting more!
Anyone wishing to see authentic gold mining towns should visit Cripple Creek. Casinos and tourism helped to keep it from becoming a ghost town. Please enjoy the pictures and videos below.