Best Day Trips from Tokyo, Japan


Most first time travelers to Japan never leave the capital of Tokyo. While the big city offers many cool attractions, great nightlife and shopping, the real charm of Japan is in the countryside. Here are some places that are within couple of hours reach and make for great weekend getaways and day trips. NIKKO Nikko … Continue reading Best Day Trips from Tokyo, Japan

Have You Tasted These Wines From Brazil?


When I received an invitation to taste the Wines of Brazil by the Brazilian Consulate in Atlanta, I was intrigued. Though I have traveled to Brazil three times, Brazilian wines have not really appeared in my radar as a food critic. Why was that? And what role does wine play in Brazilian cuisine? I wanted to … Continue reading Have You Tasted These Wines From Brazil?

This Summer, Forget Tiny Houses, Stay in a Luxury Treehouse


Looking for a fun way to spend this Father’s Day weekend? Check out the newest trend in glamping – modern, high tech and sustainable treehouses. The Dove Men+Care Elements 360-square-foot treehouse equipped with a luxurious private bath, climate control, high speed Wi-Fi and a stocked refrigerator is like a “spa in the sky.” Located at … Continue reading This Summer, Forget Tiny Houses, Stay in a Luxury Treehouse

Dining at The W


Hotel restaurants typically don’t have a good perception when it comes to offering superior quality food or unique cuisines. But the W Atlanta – Midtown is an exception. Inspired by its Georgia location, TRACE restaurant incorporates southern cuisine in the menu, using seasonal locally sourced ingredients. The Midtown Atlanta hotel can be described as urban chic at … Continue reading Dining at The W

You Have to Eat and Drink This in Croatia


During the 10 days I spent in Croatia, I ate about 10,000 calories worth of wine, pastries, pasta and seafood per day! I know you are thinking, Where does the food go? I actually walked about 10 miles a day as well, so everything evened out! While its hard to include all the delicious things you can … Continue reading You Have to Eat and Drink This in Croatia

Each One Teach One – Volunteer Abroad With Kids


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela. What is ‘Education’? This might sound like a very easy question and everyone is well versed with how the Oxford Dictionary defines the term – “The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or … Continue reading Each One Teach One – Volunteer Abroad With Kids

Museum of Broken Relationships


The museum of broken relationships in Zagreb is by far the most unique museum I have ever been to. Unlike other museums, it doesn’t carry any antiques, jewels or historic remanences. On the other hand, it displays items donated by patrons from all over the world that hold symbolic value to them personally. The idea of this … Continue reading Museum of Broken Relationships

Always Travel With These 10 Things


Over the years I have gotten down packing to a science. Who am I kidding? I hate packing and find it to be the most dredging part about traveling. Having to decide what matching outfits, shoes, and jewelry to carry for 2 weeks that would be perfect for the weather, activities, and local culture consumes … Continue reading Always Travel With These 10 Things

Find and Fly – Brazilian Street Dogs Immigrate To Loving Homes Oversees


Vivian Denise Mauro is an American lady I met at the Casa Dom Inacio De Loyola in Brazil. On a sunny warm morning, we stood outside the Casa’s cafeteria and chatted like old friends, though we had just met. Vivian told me that she first came to see John of God with a group of women … Continue reading Find and Fly – Brazilian Street Dogs Immigrate To Loving Homes Oversees

All You Need to Know About John of God in Brazil


I first heard about John of God about 10 years ago while watching the Oprah Winfrey Show. Oprah magazine editor, Susan Casey had recently travelers to Brazil and found personal healing after the passing of her father. Oprah herself traveled to the tiny village of Abadiania to interview this Miracle Man who had cured over … Continue reading All You Need to Know About John of God in Brazil