Travel Q & A: Jessie

What was your favorite travel experience? Every place has been a favorite in some way, but I especially loved Plitvice National Park in Croatia, exploring the Taiwanese mountains by scooter, and hiking in the Himalaya and Caucasus mountains. What is the best piece of advice you ever received as a traveler? Pack light. How do you stay…

Travel Q & A: Heather

What was your favourite travel experience? A couple of years back I was having a hard time at my job in the UK, money was tight and I and feeling  bit miserable. Out of the blue my sister called me and told me to pack our bags, we were going to Cannes in the South…

Travel Q & A: Hayley

1. What was your favorite travel experience? I have had so many great travel experiences its hard to pick a favourite. I love Asia so much: Thailand is great; seeing Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and learning about the sad history in Cambodia and Vietnam. I had so much fun with friends in Australia with a…

Travel Q & A: Eve

What was your favorite travel experience? Watching the early morning sun cascade through the jungle canopy while riding a motorbike through Angkor Wat. What is the best piece of advice you ever received as a traveler? Let go of it working out as you want and enjoy the process. How do you stay fabulous while…

Travel Q & A: Elen

What was your favorite travel experience? That’s a hard one… Australia’s Kakadu National Park, snorkelling off the west coast of Bali, arriving in the Indian city of Varanasi after dark when the temples along the ghats were all lit up, and completing the Langtang trek in Nepal have got to be among my fondest travel…

Travel Q & A: Cheyenne

What was your favorite travel experience? Where to begin? Honestly, those experiences you can’t plan for, like listening to live Brazilian country music in a local bar in Barretos, night swimming in Coffs Harbour, or watching the most amazing, sometimes R-rated, salsa dancing in Buenaventura are examples of those travel experiences you can’t find in any guidebook. And those…

Merrell and REI Travel Gear for Easter Island and Norway

Stumbling on a sidewalk while cruising the shopping strip for folk art in Clayton, Georgia on a day trip from Atlanta, I decided I needed a walking stick for “stability” as my well traveled doctor friend, Ernestine, would say.  So, I picked out a handmade stick, which really was a lovely piece of folk art. Did…

Travel Q & A: Shea

What was your favorite travel experience? Driving through Quintana Roo, Mexico, towards Belize and arriving at my fishing village destination OR seeing millions of Monarch butterflies on their winter migration in the mountains of Michoacan. What is the best piece of advice you ever received as a traveler? Bring some cash. How do you stay…

Travel Q & A: Alice

What was your favorite travel experience? Taking an educational cruise with Voyages to Antiquity – comfort, class, professional people, fabulous scenery AND learning. What is the best piece of advice you ever received as a traveler? Pack 2 weeks in advance and keep removing stuff. How do you stay fabulous while you travel? Get up early…

“Ok, Eve. Get Up Off Your Ass. You Can Do This”

Ok, Eve. Get up off your ass. You can do this. Come on! I said the last part out loud as I again, projected myself out of the water and onto the windsurf board. I paused for a moment, sheepishly registering my instructor behind me, before standing and rebalancing on the board and pulling up…