As I mentioned in my previous post, I was fortunate enough to visit several areas of Colombia at the end of February, including: Bogota, Cartagena, Tayrona National Park and Villa de Levya. Winters in Seattle can be grey and dreary and the weather in almost every part of Colombia (except Bogota) was . . .
Intrepid Travel was offering 25% off all of their tours as part of a Black Friday sale in November, so I decided to book the 9-day Colonial Colombia tour on a whim. Colombia has been on my destination wish list for a few years and I finally took the plunge based on the fact that winters in Seattle . . .
No matter what you do, being stuck inside a metal tube in coach class for hours is going to suck. You're not going to sleep well, unless you're one of those bizarre people who can sleep anywhere, in which case, I'm incredibly jealous. Your skin will be dried out. Your muscles will ache. You'll feel . . .
When you think of Las Vegas, noisy casinos, clubs, smoking, crowds and loud music all come to mind. In the past few years, an increasing number of non-casino hotels have opened, catering to business travelers or leisure travelers seeking a peaceful retreat. According to the NY Times, tourists are . . .
Group tours can be a fun and stress-free way to explore the world. Your itinerary is already planned and you’ll share your day-to-day travel experiences with your tour mates. Before you book a group tour, pay close attention to the tips below. Choose your tour company carefully There’s a tour . . .
I visited Jordan last March with G Adventures, joining their Active Jordan trip for 8 days. Jordan had been on my bucket list for a while and I always came up with excuses not to go: The Middle East is too volatile, the flight is too long, it will be too hot, etc. I knew I wanted to visit Petra but . . .
If you’re like most people, flying around in a big metal tube in the sky isn’t your idea of a fun time. From the terrible food to the cramped space, flying can be a miserable experience. Don’t make the flight even more soul-sucking by breaking airplane etiquette. We’ve compiled a list of the . . .
I visited Scotland for the first time last year, starting in Edinburgh and making my way up towards the Isle of Skye. Scotland is a beautiful, almost magical place. The official animal is the unicorn, perfectly fitting for a mystical place like Scotland. I've included 10 photos from my last trip . . .