February 11, 2020

AN AFRICAN SAFARI:  A SURPRISE TO THE SENSES

I brought my eyes and ears, nose and taste buds on my East Africa safari vacation. Using your five senses on a trip of a lifetime […]
January 31, 2020

AMAZING ELEPHANTS

Lake Manyara National Park is an often overlooked destination in Tanzania, generally a quick drive-by on the northern safari circuit. Situated between Tarangire National Park and […]
January 22, 2020

HANG TIME IN HAWAII

Thanks again for your help booking and planning this trip. We loved it! The catamaran/snorkeling trip with Sea Maui was top notch.  The crew was very […]
January 10, 2020

PORTUGAL WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH

It was an absolutely amazing trip!  We have never splurged on a private driver before, and that was one of the best investments in this trip.  […]
January 3, 2020

A STRESS FREE FAMILY TRIP TO VIETNAM

Our trip truly was amazing! The kids were champs, and I think we’ve given at least one of them the travel bug. Despite a lot of […]
December 5, 2019

TRAVELING WITH KIDS MADE EASY

As a former kindergarten teacher, I have had many parents tell me that they are waiting to take a vacation until their kids get a little […]
November 26, 2019

ITALIAN GETAWAY

The trip was AWESOME! Seriously one of the best, if not the best, travel experience I’ve enjoyed. It’s amazing the amount of stress that is taken […]
November 3, 2019

A SAFARI JOURNEY

The Swahili word safari means journey, which originally comes from the Arabic word Safar. An African safari is most certainly a journey and it is definitely […]
November 1, 2019

60TH BIRTHDAY DREAM COME TRUE!

The true highlight of the trip was the time spent in Kapama Southern Camp on safari. Every day that we were there was special, unique, luxurious, […]
February 23, 2017

MOROCCO, THE SURPRISES

Through my years of traveling, what I’ve discovered I like most are the surprises, the unplanned and unexpected. This always takes on many forms. Morocco surprised […]
January 12, 2017

GALAPAGOS WITH KIDS

The Galapagos was a magical trip – a trip of a lifetime! Three generations took the 1-week G Adventures Family Land Galapagos Multi-Activities Tour in August […]
July 22, 2016

PERU, G ADVENTURES STYLE

When the opportunity to visit Peru and Machu Picchu presented itself, I jumped at the chance. This 8-day Machu Picchu Explorer G Adventures small group trip […]
March 30, 2016

MACHU PICCHU WONDER

Machu Picchu was the pinnacle of my Peru trip, which also included Lima, Cusco and The Sacred Valley. The latter destinations are definitively unique in their […]
November 20, 2014

TRAVEL GEAR FOR JUNGLE HIKING

Packing light was the name of the game with our G Adventures trip to Costa Rica.  As the name of the tour implies, “Trek Hidden Costa […]
September 10, 2014

ADVENTURE TRIPS FOR PARENTS AND TEENS

My daughter Kitty with her new friends from the Costa Rica trip When my daughter and I showed up for the G Adventures informational meeting on […]
August 21, 2014

AN AMAZING SERIES OF FIRSTS

The author and her daughter on recent trip to Costa Rica One could argue that everything about the “Trek Hidden Costa Rica” tour that my daughter […]
May 22, 2014

GOING NATIVE IN COSTA RICA

My idea of the ideal vacation has always been sunbathing on a foreign beach until it is time to retire to the pool. I love a […]