11 Ideas for Multi Generational Family Getaways


1. Galapagos – being so close to these animals and birds thrills people of all ages. And there are great opportunities to charter small boats for large families (10-16 people). In addition to the Galapagos, staying on an Estancia in the highlands or going to an Amazon Lodge is a great add on to the Galapagos trip … Continue reading 11 Ideas for Multi Generational Family Getaways

When in Naples – EAT!


In my opinion, there is nothing to do in Naples except eat! Surely, its a historic city with lots of UNESCO world heritage sites and beautiful views, but the sole reason to come here is for the food. Naples is the birthplace of pizza and many other dishes. It is the former capital of Italy … Continue reading When in Naples – EAT!

Love Italy? Sustain Pompeii


No trip to southern Italy is complete without a visit to the historic Roman ruins of Pompeii. Once home to 3k residents who enjoyed the pleasures of life, Pompeii was buried in meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79AD. During its peak, the city was flourishing with 400 shops, 35 … Continue reading Love Italy? Sustain Pompeii

Koreatown Takes Over at Chai Pani Atlanta


I use to call myself a Korean food enthusiast because I’ve probably tried ten different Korean restaurants around Atlanta. Truth be told, I’m more of a Spicy Seafood Tofu Soup enthusiast because that’s the only thing I ever order when I go to Korean restaurants. Looking back after attending Koreatown Takeover at Chai Pani, I … Continue reading Koreatown Takes Over at Chai Pani Atlanta

Hotel Genova – Treasure of Turin


When I was told that I was going to be staying at a Best Western Plus hotel during Turin Epicurean Capital, I didn’t expect much, mainly because I rarely find anything interesting about chain hotels. But Hotel Genova contradicted all my beliefs! First of all, this hotel has been a family owned business since the 1880s. According to … Continue reading Hotel Genova – Treasure of Turin

10 Facts You Might Not Know About Turin


What do you know about Turin, a charming city in northern Italy? I have traveled to Italy several times, but sadly never made it to Turin or Torino until now. Prior to my visit, I didn’t know much about it, except that the 2006 winter Olympics were held here. Here are some facts about Turin that … Continue reading 10 Facts You Might Not Know About Turin

The Most Amazing iPhone Photography in Atacama


The Atacama Desert in Chile is the driest place on Earth. On a recent trip with Yampu Tours and Awasi Atacama, I explored some of the most amazing landscapes I had ever seen. While Atacama is a photographer’s dream destination, its breathtaking beauty can be captured with no special equipment too. From parched deserts, expansive … Continue reading The Most Amazing iPhone Photography in Atacama

Street Eats and Summer Festivals


This year was the 5th annual Atlanta Street Food Festival, but expectant patrons may have noticed a pretty large difference between the festival this year as compared to the past few years. The event was moved from its popular central location in Piedmont Park to Stone Mountain Park. If you dread what impact festivals have on your … Continue reading Street Eats and Summer Festivals

Chilean Vegan Pisco Sour Recipe


Pisco Sour is the house drink in Chile. Pisco is a popular brandy produced in Chile by distilling grapes, mainly of Muscat, Torontel and Pedro Jiménez varieties. Just like wine, the color, aroma and flavor of pisco can be described as fruity, clean, sweet, refreshing, woody and bold, depending on it’s variety. There are four main classifications of pisco: Pisco … Continue reading Chilean Vegan Pisco Sour Recipe

The ABC’s of Volunteering in Belgium


When I was given the opportunity to reconnect with my childhood nanny last summer, I couldn’t say no. At 15 years of age, I said goodbye to my comfortable and familiar home in the suburbs of Atlanta, and crossed the Atlantic Ocean alone to travel to Belgium. The plan was for me to spend two weeks … Continue reading The ABC’s of Volunteering in Belgium