Five Ways Travel Writing Changed My Life

Aside from the obvious perk of traveling the world for work, travel writing has enriched my life in unexpected ways. A good travel writer doesn’t just write about what she sees and experiences wherever she goes. She makes things happen, she lives life to the fullest, seeks out adventures, and new ways to enjoy life.Continue reading “Five Ways Travel Writing Changed My Life”

Ten Travel Fashion Tips

I am not much into fashion. When someone tells me about a hot new designer, my mind draws a blank. But one thing I do know—what to wear and how to look and feel my best on a trip, whether it’s an adventure getaway, a visit to an animal sanctuary or a luxury escape. I’veContinue reading “Ten Travel Fashion Tips”

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

I’ve decided to start doing a Favorite Quote post every Friday. Because, why not? I love quotes and have a habit of collecting them. I thought I’d share a quote every week that’s special to me, and how it has helped me. These past weeks, I’ve been struggling with the idea of traveling alone. I’veContinue reading ““Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.””

Goat Walking in Guatemala

It’s not everyday that you see goats being walked on a leash. It was such a treat for me to see this little girl walking her goat when I was in Tecpan, Guatemala. I love goats, and made quite a few friends during my volunteer trip earlier this month. They are fun, playful, and moreContinue reading “Goat Walking in Guatemala”

North Fork’s Best Dog-Friendly Wineries

Looking to take your dog on a tour of the vineyards this long weekend? In my article below in 25A Gold Coast Luxury Magazine, I write about my favorite canine friendly wineries in Long Island’s North Fork. Click on the picture below for the article: Featured photo: Indu at Palmer Vineyards

My Galápagos Adventure

I had dreamed of visiting the Galápagos for nearly ten years. In September 2012, I was able to finally make the trip of a lifetime. I got to swim with sea lions, hang out with wise old giant tortoises, hike on spectacular cliff trails next to iguanas and exotic birds. I even experienced the thrillContinue reading “My Galápagos Adventure”

20 Tips for Traveling the Globe with Your Dog

It wasn’t until I read Sheron Long’s adorable book, Dog Trots Globe: To Paris & Provence, that I began to consider bringing my dog with me on my travels. Dog Trots Globe is a new travelogue by Sheron Long that recounts travel adventures through France with her Sheltie, Chula. After dozens of trips, Sheron and her husband decidedContinue reading “20 Tips for Traveling the Globe with Your Dog”