Get Ready for Family Vacations

Get Ready for Family Vacations

Going on a family vacation means creating some of the best memories you will ever have. But from planning out the perfect destination, saving up the money to get there and taking the trip itself, it can become a headache rather than an enjoyable time. That is, if you set off unprepared. Packing up an entire family and getting them […]

Travel Inspiration on the Morris Canal

Travel Inspiration on the Morris Canal

A staycation with the best view of New York City I recently posted a query on my blog for solo female travelers, inviting readers to share a moment that took their breath away. Replies included Lusaka, Gambia; Denali National Park in Alaska; Angelokastro, Corfu; the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi; a first view of the Grand Canyon….all inspiring, all […]

Iran is NOT What You Think!!

Iran is NOT What You Think!!

I just completed a 14 day trip around Persia with G Adventures, and much to my surprise, Iran is not (at all) what I thought it’d be like!  Contrary to popular belief, Iran is extremely safe, with the most friendly people I’ve ever met who went out of their way to make sure I was safe and having a good time.  I […]

A Solo Tour of Iceland: A Luminous Gift

A Solo Tour of Iceland: A Luminous Gift

Why Iceland is a Great Place for a Solo Tour Iceland is a great place for a solo tour. Everyone speaks English (and Icelanders speak it so well that they can be both funny and cynical in their responses and observations). I lucked out on my journey because, although weather reports in the weeks preceding my trip forecasted constant rain […]