To Iceland With Love

Dear Iceland, I know you are loved by many, and rightfully so. You are beyond beautiful, with all your natural splendor and opportunities for mere mortals to experience your otherworldly wonders. It has been two weeks since I returned, and I cannot stop thinking about you. I close my eyes and envision driving along the…

Santorini & Crete (ABN Travel)

No matter which country I visit, I always seem to want to reminisce about my wonderful trip to Greece, where I was treated like family by locals, had sumptuous meals, and saw some incredible sights. Here is a collection of articles I wrote for ABN Travel blog: 5 Must- See Places in Crete   10 Do's…

Protecting Whales & Dolphins in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (Green Global Travel)

It was truly a dream come true for me to visit Golfo Dulce in Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. I had envisioned it for nearly a decade before I was approached by Earthwatch to be their Communications Fellow on their volunteer expedition to one of the three tropical fjords in the world- Golfo Dulce. Read…

A Kangaroo’s Road to Refuge (Misadventures)

In early 2014, I set upon a long journey to the other side of the world to volunteer with orphaned kangaroo and wallaby joeys. Little did I know that I'd be participating in a rescue while I was there. Here's a nail-biting rescue of a baby hit by a car in rural Queensland. (PS- It…

10 INSPIRATIONAL ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS WHO HAPPEN TO BE WOMEN (Green Global Travel)

Women have been at the forefront of wildlife conservation for decades, and their stories are inspiring those of us who want to help animals. Here, you will rind 10 incredible women who have dedicated their lives to the welfare of animals. 10 INSPIRATIONAL ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS WHO HAPPEN TO BE WOMEN (Green Global Travel)

Wild Horse Torn From His Family Meets Friends Just Like Him (The Dodo)

Wild horses are a symbol of America, but they are in danger now more than ever. But one lucky horse made it to a sanctuary. Here's the story of Journey, a wild mustang who found his freedom at the Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary. Wild Horse Torn From His Family Meets Friends Just Like Him (The…

An Open Letter to Those Who Are Hell Bent on Celebrating July 4th with Illegal Fireworks

First of all, fireworks are illegal. In case you didn’t know that. They are illegal because you are not professionals trained to handle them. You are especially not equipped to set off bottle rockets after a few bottles of beer. Second, you live in a neighborhood with other houses, busy roads, sidewalks. You aren’t in…

Traveling With Your Dog this Summer? Adventure Girl and Nature’s Recipe Make it Easier

Adventure Girl Stefanie Michaels has been all over the world, but one thing she loves to do is travel with her dogs. After all, they make everything fun! Now, she has partnered with Nature’s Recipe pet food to make doggie travel a lot easier. Nature’s Recipe knows what pet owners worry about most -- finding…

Our Fairy Tale Wedding at Greece’s Agreco Farm

Set to festive Cretan music, the kri-kri goat danced under olive trees while bunnies cuddled with kids, visitors picked fruits and vegetables, and my heart melted. As I watched the video for Agreco Farm, I knew I wanted to get married there.  Located near Rethymnon in the countryside of Crete, Agreco is a gorgeous replica…

Tranquility at Antigua’s Blue Waters Resort & Spa

Tropical drinks, spacious suites, and private pools overlooking the azure waters of Antigua were just what I needed to escape  winter storm Jonas. A quick flight on JetBlue delivered us to the paradise that is Antigua, boasting 365 stunning beaches and lush vistas. At Blue Waters Resort, an all-inclusive, luxury resort located on 17 acres in…