Move Peru to the Top of Your Travel List

Move Peru to the Top of Your Travel List

Peru is one of the world’s most beautiful and inspiring countries in the world, combining incredible mountainous terrain with rich jungle, arid desert and fascinating pre-Columbian ruins. The country has everything a traveller could ever desire, with world-famous tourist spots like Machu Picchu, breath-taking hikes, unique cuisine and fantastic opportunities for extreme sports. If Peru … Continued

Ethiopia: When Travel Goes Bad

While scouting for the first descent of the Baro River in Ethiopia, a tributary of the White Nile, I heard about a Peace Corps volunteer, Bill Olsen, 25, a recent graduate of Cornell, who decided to take a dip in the river at Gambella, a village near the South Sudan border. The locals warned to … Continued

France: Evoking Travel Memories with Food

Traveling turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. When we return home from our travels, food can transport us back to that special time and place. Souvenirs and pictures do this too, but food affects our bodies in addition to our minds. Just one taste can carry us to another country especially France. My strongest memories … Continued

things to do in deception island

Top 5 Things To See and Do in Deception Island, Antarctica

My trip to Antarctica saw me visit a host of different Antarctic islands, as well as landing on mainland Antarctica. Of the outlying islands I visited, Deception Island was the most diverse and the most inspiring. “Deception” is an island which you “sail into”, an island shaped like the letter “C” and an island which … Continued

Three Generations in Israel – Part 3

Day 7 – Today is about life in Israel through the eyes of people like me.  In celebration of Yom Haatzmaut, our hosts invite us to join them for their holiday celebrations. The first party is at a beautiful home and are immediately greeted by its owner, an American and her Israeli husband. They are … Continued

Three Generations in Israel – Part 2

 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! We wanted to share Part 2 of Lori’s story of Traveling with  THREE GENERATIONS as a Mother’s Day story! Three Generations in Israel – Part 2 (read PART ONE: CLICK HERE) Day 4 – By the end of today, I am in overload from all the information I absorb today. My mother … Continued

Antarctica Feature: Part 2 – Will I Be Bored on the Ship?

(through the porthole – onboard the Ocean Diamond en route to Antarctica) If you ask someone what frustrates them most about their daily life, chances are they will respond with “there are not enough hours in the day”.  Ironically, when that same person prepares for an expedition cruise to Antarctica, chances are one of their … Continued

Three Generations in Israel – Part 1

Three Generations Abroad – Part 1 As soon as I agree to send my daughter on her school trip to Israel, I know that this is an opportunity for a unique experience for my family.  My mother and I decide to join my daughter and her class in Israel.  From the first steps in Israel, … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel