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Is Bleisure Coming Back?

Is Bleisure Coming Back?

By the time you all read this I hope to have made it safely to Key West, Florida where I will be doing a “soft launch” of my travel writing career yet again, this time as Omicron, bad weather, and major flight cancellations rage around us. My plan is to revive my idea...
Santa Cruz-Don’t Miss Moments

Santa Cruz-Don’t Miss Moments

Three things I’d recommend to a friend: Stay at the Galapagos Habitat by Eco Luxury Group in Puerto Ayora The hotel is literally, as well as figuratively, green. Surrounded by mangroves and home to brown pelicans, sea lions, marine iguanas, and much more, it even has...
Our Galapagos Guide

Our Galapagos Guide

I’m going to take a quick break from my itinerary to talk about why I chose to use Classic Journeys for this Ecuadorian expedition. Normally I’m not a group travel kind of person. Like the Galapagos tortoises, my walking pace tends to be slower than other people’s, it...
Teachable Trips

Teachable Trips

Fall is a glorious time to be in the Finger Lakes! Crisp days and cool nights. The smell of grapes in the air. Fields bursting with cornstalks and bright orange pumpkins. And, don’t forget the apples ripening on their trees! I recently turned to an experienced...
How well do you really know a city?

How well do you really know a city?

When I flew to New Zealand in February 2020, I was taking the first step towards segueing from writing about parenting and families to writing about traveling. How was I to know that trip would be my one and only series of blog posts before life as we knew it shut...