Best Cruise Ports for Hiking (Cruise Critic)

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.  

8 Things to Do in La Paz, Mexico (JohnnyJet.com)

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)”

My Nature-Inspired Travel Wish List

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”

10 Eco-Friendly Products for Your Next Vacation

The tide has finally turned and there are now more opportunities than ever to participate in sustainable and responsible tourism. Cruise lines, hotels, and tour operators are beginning to ban plastic straws to protect marine life, and companies like Intrepid Travel started offering vegan food adventures. Many argue that flying is bad for the environment, butContinue reading “10 Eco-Friendly Products for Your Next Vacation”

12 Ways to Explore the Myths and Mysticism of Andros, Bahamas (Fodor’s Travel)

I am so excited to share my first article for Fodor’s Travel. It’s about a special island called Andros in the Bahamas. Find out what makes it so mystical by clicking the link below. 12 Ways to Explore the Myths and Mysticism of Andros, Bahamas  

Cruising the Mississippi River on the American Duchess (JohnnyJet.com)

Award-winning American Queen Steamboat Company’s latest vessel is the only all-suite steamboat cruising the Mississippi River. It was a dream to be on, and I fulfilled my desire to visit the Deep South. Learn all about it by clicking the link below. 

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 theContinue reading “To Iceland With Love”

Smart Luxury: Tuscany Road Trip + Castellina for 75 Euro a Day (ShermansTravel.com)

Long before Anushka and Virat (Bollywood leading lady and India’s cricket team captain) tied the knot in a luxury ceremony in Tuscany, my husband and I went on a road trip to explore the wine region of Chianti. We started our trip in Castellina, and drove to nearby hill top medieval villages and wineries inContinue reading “Smart Luxury: Tuscany Road Trip + Castellina for 75 Euro a Day (ShermansTravel.com)”

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’sContinue reading “Santorini & Crete (ABN Travel)”

15 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. 15 INSPIRATIONAL ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS WHO HAPPEN TO BE WOMEN (Green Global Travel)