From trudging through snowy-white sand in New Mexico’s 90-degree autumn weather to venturing deep into the shady woods of central Czech Republic, my hikes of 2018 were varied, to say the least. Also unique this year was my… Read More
The Spanish explorers obviously knew a good thing when they saw it. When 17th century explorer Sebastian Vizcaino happened upon the sandy strand that juts into the Pacific Ocean off the southern-California coast, he promptly named it Coronado,… Read More
With just two days to explore Yosemite, I needed to be strategic. I ended up taking in almost all of the amazing sights I set out to see, and I learned a few things along the way.
I like to mix it up when I travel. Luxurious 5-star one night; spartan tent cabin the next. On my recent solo road trip from Arizona to Sonoma, California, via Las Vegas and Yosemite, I had plenty of opportunity for variety.
Over the years, I’ve had plenty of infatuations with beautiful cities. I fell hard for Amsterdam, with its lovely canals and spirited street scene. I loved the energy and air of self-importance of New York City. Rome took… Read More