Standing in the green marshes of Yala National Park in Sri Lanka, three adult elephants and one baby expertly pulled out tall grasses with their trunks. After a quick back and forth swing of their trunk, they each shoveled their bounty into their mouths. I couldn't believe our luck. Our safari jeep was parked on … Continue reading Sri Lanka Road Trip Adventures
India’s Incredible Himalayas
Spiti Valley lays in a remote pocket of the Himalayas. Tibetan prayer flags hang from trees, bridges and roadside shrines called stupas. Snowy peaks dot the skyline. Villages are few and far between, and many are only accessible by foot. This isn't Tibet, however. This is India at its wildest. Itinerary: Day 1: Fly Delhi … Continue reading India’s Incredible Himalayas
What to Expect: Three Epic Java Volcanoes
Hey there! My guide to exploring Java, Indonesia's best volcanoes has moved to a new location here.
Wild, Wild West(-ern Australia) – Perth to Broome Road Trip
Itinerary: Days 1-3: Perth Day 4: Perth to Kalbarri National Park via Pinnacles in Nambung National Park Day 5: Kalbarri National Park to Shark Bay Day 6: Shark Bay to Coral Bay via Monkey Mia Day 7: Coral Bay to Exmouth (snorkel with Manta Rays in morning) Day 8: Exmouth and snorkeling with whale sharks … Continue reading Wild, Wild West(-ern Australia) – Perth to Broome Road Trip
Trips to Puerto Rico, Say the Word and We Go
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to San Juan, Puerto Rico Friday: Beach day and night out in San Juan Saturday: Pool day and evening kayak trip in bio-luminescent bay Sunday: Fly back to Atlanta Dates: July 20-23, 2017 Our Odyssey: Tim and I flipped a coin and it landed in Puerto Rico. Two weeks later on a … Continue reading Trips to Puerto Rico, Say the Word and We Go
Journeys in Life and Death
About two months ago I entered a travel writing scholarship competition- my first ever. It was hosted by World Nomads, a travel insurance company. I didn't win, but out of 8,000 applicants, I was selected as one of only 20 finalists. It was, and still is, a tremendous honor to be featured on the shortlist. … Continue reading Journeys in Life and Death
Do You Belize in Magic?
Itinerary: Day 1: Land in Belize City, ferry to Caye Caulker Day 2: Scuba diving from Caye Caulker Day 3: Ferry back to Belize City, ATM cave tour Day 4: Depart from Belize City Stunning views flying into Belize City Our Odyssey: I can't belize Tim and I never prioritized getting down to this Central … Continue reading Do You Belize in Magic?
Our Icelandic Saga – pt 3
Itinerary: December 26 - Flight Baltimore, MD to Reykjavik December 27-28 - Exploring Reykjavik December 29-30 - Golden Circle December 31 - Ice Cave and Glacier Hike January 1 - Flight Reykjavik to Baltimore Dates: December 26 - January 2 Our Odyssey: All I can say to begin describing the rest of our trip is … Continue reading Our Icelandic Saga – pt 3
Our Icelandic Saga – pt 2
Itinerary: December 26 - Flight Baltimore, MD to Reykjavik December 27-28 - Exploring Reykjavik December 29-30 - Golden Circle December 31 - Ice Cave and Glacier Hike January 1 - Flight Reykjavik to Baltimore Dates: December 26 - January 2 Our Odyssey: Thursday, December 29 - Reykjavik and Golden Circle We're nearing the end of … Continue reading Our Icelandic Saga – pt 2
Small Town, Big Rocks
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to El Paso, TX and drive to Dell City Friday: Hiking in Guadalupe Mountains National Park Saturday: Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park Sunday: Fly back to ATL Dates: December 8-11, 2016 Our Odyssey: Our Semi-Spontaneous Trip to Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks This past weekend, December 8-11, Tim and I … Continue reading Small Town, Big Rocks