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How I Spent 10 Days in Bosnia & Herzegovina

I vaguely remember learning about geography as a kid and thinking Yugoslavia was a funny name, and I wanted to go there someday simply because of that. So even though Yugoslavia broke up into several individual...

This Week in Travel – Episode 237

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and myself are joined by this week’s guest Andy Steves, tour company operator and author of Andy Steves’ Europe: City-Hopping on a Budget. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts...

Alaska’s Whale Watching Hot Spot: Frederick Sound

Whale Watching Alaska: Updated 2018 Water. In the space called Frederick Sound, the water waits silently. There’s a grey – or even silver – hue to the air and the frosted breath of everyone on board...

Katmai National Park, Alaska

Overview Katmai National Park is a national park located near King Salmon in the southern portion of Alaska. This park is most known for the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes and the Alaskan brown bears that inhabit the...

Joining the Olive Oil Harvest in Spain

Picking Olives in Spain The police check was not a good omen. Torchlight zig-zagged across the car. Our explanation was not deemed plausible. “You are English,” he lingered over the words. “And yet you say you want to...

How to Remember More of Your Holidays

So here’s some interesting research: apparently, even our strongest holiday memories fade within two weeks. What’s worse? Digitally trying to record things may make those memories fade faster. Sceptical as I...

Lake Clark National Park, Alaska

Overview Lake Clark National Park is a national park located South West Alaska, in the Southern Alaska Range and along the Cook Inlet. It is one of 8 National Parks in Alaska and one of 24 National Park Service sites in...

7 Unusual Things To Do in Dublin

  UNUSUAL THINGS TO DO IN DUBLIN: UPDATED 2018 UNUSUAL THINGS TO DO IN DUBLIN: BUT FIRST… A word of warning here: don’t miss the classics in Dublin like the Book of Kells at Trinity College or the...

May 2018 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image was taken in Wrangell-St. Ellias National Park, Alaska Most Desktops (will adjust for size) | Tablets | iPhone 6/7/8 | iPhone 6/7/8 Plus | iPhone X 2560×1600 (MacBook Retina...

Does Anyone Read Anything Any More?

  Why Reading Trends Are Changing – And Why It Matters Two surprising things happened the other day. The first took place at our book club, a thinly veiled excuse to eat tapas and drink wine once a month...

This Week in Travel – Episode 236

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and I are joined by this week’s guest, David Swanson: travel writer and president-elect of SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This...

Backing up Photos While Traveling

One of the biggest challenges facing photographers is backing up their images. For many photographers, it isn’t that challenging because you can go home after a shoot and backup your photos immediately. For travel...

How to Uncruise Alaska

Into the Wild: Uncruise Alaska My personal account of the intriguing Uncruise Alaska.  I stop in my tracks and hold still, watching him watching me. I can hear my own breathing, fast and focused, and the sound of...

The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach Review, Ras Al Khaimah

The coast at Ras Al Khaimah My work with the airline Royal Brunei highlighted an unusual travel destination to explore: the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the U.A.E. This Ritz Carlton Al Hamra review forms part of a...

Getting Locked in My Hotel Room in Sarajevo

“So…being locked IN my room is something I’ll laugh about later, right?” I said to myself as I twisted the key every way I could and pulled at the door handle. I had just arrived at my hotel in...

Denali National Park, Alaska

Overview Denali national park is the most popular well known national park in Alaska. The showpiece of the park is eponymous Mount Denali, which is the highest mountain in North America. Originally called Mount McKinley...

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska

Overview Gates of the Arctic National Park is one of 2 national parks located above the Arctic Circle, and one of 8 national parks in Alaska. Like Kobuk Valley National Park, there are no roads leading to the park. The...

How Much We Spent Traveling in Gdansk & Krakow, Poland

Gdansk and Krakow are probably the most popular cities to visit in Poland, and for good reasons. They’re both gorgeous and have lots to offer in the way of activities and tasty food. As an added bonus, Poland...

Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska

Overview Kobuk Valley National Park is the most remote and least visited national park in the US National Park System. Official numbers claim that the park gets about 10,000 visitors per year, but this estimate includes...

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Overview Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular parks in the US National Park System, due to is close proximity to the city of Denver. It is a great representation of the Rocky Mountain ecosystem which...

What Dune Bashing Tells Us About Life in the Desert

What is it like to go dune bashing? Through one window, the horizon tilts back and forth in shades of golden rose. Through the other, red dust blocks all that can be seen. And through the windscreen there is almost...

Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

Overview The Great Sand Dunes National Park is a national park near Alamosa, Colorado and is one of 13 National Park Service sites in Colorado. The park covers 149,028 acres of land area and was established as a...

The Dorchester Hotel London: Sleeping Inside An Icon

There are some London addresses that tell stories before we reach them. The Dorchester Hotel London has an address with a thousand tales. This review of the Dorchester Hotel London comes as part of a series on Special...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, also known as the Black Canyon National Park, is a national park in Montrose, Colorado. It is managed by the US National Park Service since it was established as a national...

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