Following an Icelandic tradition, I decided to give books as gifts this holiday season. Jolabokaflod, or “Christmas Book Flood” in English, is the tradition of gathering with family, giving/unwrapping books on Christmas Eve, and reading into the night. I also wanted to support a BIPOC-owned small business, so I am giving gift cards to Bliss,Continue reading “2021 Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Favorite Books”
And yes, it includes a list of my favorite Bollywood films
I am lucky to have two amazing rescue dogs to spend my life with and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Indu, a mixed-breed pup rescued from a puppy mill, is a blue-eyed, blond-haired beauty with a mind of her own. I adopted her when she was just eight weeks old from the NorthContinue reading “Life Lessons from Indu and Andy”
I’ve decided to share vegan recipes I’ve been collecting over the years in a blog post. Feel free to add your fave recipes in the comments and/or spread the love for awesome vegan bloggers and authors.
Here are a few tips and links to help us all get through these uncertain times.
Check out my latest for Forbes on this Game of Thrones filming location. Header image courtesy of Turisme Comunitat Valenciana.
“In the remotest corners of the world, undisturbed by human development, indigenous wildlife thrives on unspoiled islands. The Galápagos Islands have long been lauded for biodiversity and endemism. But there are lesser known outposts, often thousands of miles away from inhabited areas, profuse with wildlife….” Read the rest on USA Today 10Best here. Header imageContinue reading “10 Least Known Islands for Wildlife Viewing (USA Today 10Best)”
Cruising is fun and all, but the best part of it for me is exploring new lands on foot. Here’s a list of wonderful places to go hiking on your next cruise vacation that I wrote for Cruise Critic.
Cradled between the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean, Mexico’s Baja California Sur experiences year-round sunshine—and in its capital of La Paz, a delightfully peaceful existence away from the Cabo San Lucas crowds. Go swimming with whale sharks, pet grey whales, bike around the Magic town of Todos Santos and more. Read the articleContinue reading “8 Things to Do in La Paz, Mexico (JohnnyJet.com)”
All the major publications are putting out lists of recommended places to visit next year and I figured Nature Traveler should also join in the fun. I’ve had an incredible year, visiting six new countries and checking off more states in my quest to get to all 50. Some recent highlights include Mississippi river cruising onContinue reading “My Nature-Inspired Travel Wish List”