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Exploring Iceland

Exploring Iceland

Good morning blog friends! As you read this, hopefully I’ll have wrapped up my very first international writing conference-followed by a luxurious soak in the Blue Lagoon-my husband will have flown in from New York and we’ll be driving around Iceland’s celebrated Ring...
Two Years Later: What I Learned About Traveling

Two Years Later: What I Learned About Traveling

February was not a good month for any kind of travel. Between Omicron, frequent cancellations and closings, and the weather I didn’t get too far. However, it was a good month for thinking about traveling and what might be next on the horizon! Granted, the last two...
A Year of Reckoning

A Year of Reckoning

This month marks the second anniversary of my trying to launch a travel writing career. As you may recall, I started my grand undertaking with a Classic Journeys trip to New Zealand two Februarys ago. I had a fabulous time-beyond my wildest expectations. That is,...
A Traveler Looks Back-and Forward-in 2022

A Traveler Looks Back-and Forward-in 2022

Starting to write a travel blog during a pandemic has been…strange. The first year I just shelved it, focusing the majority of my time on a creative writing project. I took only three trips in 2020-with Classic Journeys to New Zealand the last week of February (before...
Hasta la Vuelta Galapagos!

Hasta la Vuelta Galapagos!

I don’t just like to take trips, I also like to think about them, sometimes for months, weeks, even years afterwards. Unsurprisingly, a location like the Galapagos Islands gave me a lot to mull over. Some people have asked me if the islands were what I expected. I’m...