If you are man (or woman) enough to brave a steep two hour cliff-hugging horseback ride, a half hour slippery, muddy hike through the forest and a 100 foot rappel down King Louis Waterfall at Matapalo, then I have the perfect excursion for you.
Heading to a yoga retreat in Costa Rica frightened and excited me all at the same time. The intimidating part was that it had been over a year since I had practiced any yoga; my mat was getting dusty in the back of the closet and my downward dog looked more like a lazy cat stretching.
I am not a huge fan of cilantro, raw tomatoes, spicy food, tequila shots or wearing sombreros, which is why traveling to the touristy towns in Mexico is typically not [...]
Five times a day throughout the streets of Istanbul you can hear the trilling call to prayer, also known as ezan. During this time the voice of the bellowing muezzin, the man who [...]
After having traveled to Las Vegas a half a dozen times in the past couple years, on this current trip I was looking for something more than sparkling lights, feathered girls and [...]
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 [...]
We stood outside of a sumo stable in the Ryogoku district of Tokyo, one of the places where wrestlers practice and live, hoping they would allow visitors to watch as they refined [...]
When I told my friends about a pending trip to the Micronesian island country of Palau to swim in something called Jellyfish Lake their faces had that half quizzical and half "you're a [...]
Nothing could have prepared me for a visit to an African orphanage. Nothing. Kibowa Orphanage is on the outskirts of downtown Arusha, hidden down a bumpy dirt road and painted [...]
I am very familiar with the saying "expect the unexpected". Yet, not one little part of me expected to be on a plane alone to Tanzania, Africa. Come on, it was AFRICA, 38 [...]