Take a Photo Standing Under the Las Vegas Sign. Snapshot.

Take a Photo Standing Under the Las Vegas Sign. Snapshot.

Take a Photo Standing Under the Las Vegas Sign The “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign is as representative of Sin City as the Bellagio fountain waterworks or a leggy burlesque show. It’s about a twenty minute walk from Mandalay Bay, but tourists, myself included, stand in line a dozen people deep for the opportunity to […]

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Explore a Temple inside the City Walls of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Explore a Temple inside the City Walls of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Temples in Chiang Mai are like Duomos in Italy or sea lions on the Galápagos Islands, they are everywhere. You will spot them next to convenience stores, tucked in between souvenir shops and smack dab in the middle of bustling business sections of town. Even though there was not a Chiang Mai temple that quite compared to the […]

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15 Travelers Share Their Favorite Bucket List Adventure

15 Travelers Share Their Favorite Bucket List Adventure

It is extremely difficult for me to pinpoint my absolute favorite bucket list adventure, but a couple high on the list are swimming in Jellyfish Lake in Palau and going on safari in Tanzania. Though, thinking about it got me wondering if other travelers had a life list check that stood out amongst the rest. So, I asked the question “What has been […]

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Learn the Art of Making French Macarons in Paris

Learn the Art of Making French Macarons in Paris

It was embarrassingly recent that I learned the difference between macaroons and macarons. The first being the chewy, coconut mound of deliciousness and the latter being the colorful sandwich style cookie known predominantly as a French confection. I am a fan of both. I never discriminate when it comes to cookies. But, we were traveling through in Paris which […]

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Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the Vineyards of Northern California

Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the Vineyards of Northern California

Recently, the Sonoma County Tourism Board in California chose me to be one of the next faces of Sonoma County and I was beyond thrilled to be representing the beautiful county that I call home. And that was way before knowing that one of the perks to being a representative (aka: a Sonomad) was a hot air balloon ride […]

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See the Blue-Footed Booby Mating Dance in the Galápagos Islands

See the Blue-Footed Booby Mating Dance in the Galápagos Islands

Peter was excited when I told him we would be traveling to Ecuador and going on a cruise with Ecoventura to the Galápagos Islands, even more enthusiastic when I informed him that he would be seeing hundreds of boobies. What I failed to mention was that these Boobies weren’t of the well-endowed female sort, they were the […]

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Tour the Grand Canal of Venice. Snapshot.

Tour the Grand Canal of Venice. Snapshot.

Tour the Grand Canal of Venice. The Grand Canal is the main waterway in Venice and this is one of the stunning views you will see from the Valporetto #1 boat, which weaves its way from Piazzale Roma to Piazza San Marco. This waterbus is the perfect substitute for the significantly more expensive gondola ride through the Grand Canal. […]

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Drink the Carpe Diem Cava in the Penedes Region of Spain

Drink the Carpe Diem Cava in the Penedes Region of Spain

Carpe Diem. Seize the day. This is a term that I try to live my life by and is one of the main reasons I was traveling all the way to the Penedes region of Spain to taste many of the 50 Great Cavas ranked by Wine Pleasures. So, it was beyond appropriate that when we arrived at MasTinell […]

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Drink From a Water Fountain in Zurich, Switzerland

Drink From a Water Fountain in Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich, Switzerland is one of the cleanest cities I have ever been to, as well as one of the most expensive. So, on one hand it did not surprise me that you could drink the water straight from the hundreds of beautiful water fountains scattered throughout this enchanting town. Though on the flip side, it was completely shocking that the potable fountain […]

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19 Bucket List Ideas for Spring

19 Bucket List Ideas for Spring

After a long Winter, Spring will soon arrive. The sun will begin to shine and the flowers will start to bloom. It is time to make a plan as to how you are going to enjoy this change of season. Here are 19 Spring Bucket List ideas to get you started. 1. FLY A KITE Flying […]

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