As I mentioned in a previous post, I spent last weekend hiking and photographing the wild, rugged beauty of Olympic National Park. If you want recommendations on what to see and where to stay, I highly recommend checking it out. In this post, I'm going to give you a general idea of how I spent my . . .
Olympic National Park is one of the most beautiful places in the U.S. (if not the world) and I'm fortunate to live only a few hours away by car. From snow-capped mountains to rugged, wild beaches to lush rainforest, the park will take your breath away. If you love the outdoors, you need to plan a . . .
I visited Bhutan at the end of January for 5 days, which presented some packing challenges. First challenge: It's winter in Bhutan, which means chilly weather. I also went to Bangkok and Luang Prabang after Bhutan, which meant I needed to have warm-weather clothing as well. Second challenge: I . . .
The tiny kingdom of Bhutan is nestled in the Himalayan mountains, sharing a border with India, Nepal and Tibet, home to 800,000 people. The landlocked country is full of historic Buddhist monasteries, fortresses, beautiful mountain landscapes and some of the world's happiest people. As I . . .
When I told my friends and family that I would be visiting Bhutan solo, one of the most common questions was "how did you manage to get a visit?" Many of my fellow Americans believe that travel to Bhutan is restricted and only a certain number of visas are issued a year, which is completely . . .
In my last post, I talked about some of the reasons why you need to visit Bhutan. If you're still not convinced, I'm including even more photos below that will make you want to visit The Land of the Thunder Dragon. . . .
In late January, I finally checked off a bucket-list item I've had since I was 12 years old: visiting Bhutan, also known as the Land of the Thunder Dragon. I started collecting postcards with my grandmother, Nana, when I was 10 years old and a couple of years later, I received a beautiful postcard . . .
I visited Cuba for a week at the end of May with a small group tour company called Cuban Adventures. Growing up in Miami, I was exposed to Cuba culture (and the delicious food) at a young age and have always wanted to visit the country. I kept putting it off until I saw articles about huge masses of . . .