What I Learned From Traveling This Year


Travel is the best teacher, they say. And lucky are those who get to see this beautiful world, and experience it firsthand. I find that what you think you know of a place is often very different from what you find once you visit. For me, travel has exposed me to things beyond classrooms and … Continue reading What I Learned From Traveling This Year

Where To Meet The Maori People in New Zealand


When tourists arrive in New Zealand, they often ask, where do the Maori people live, or where can we go see them? The Maori are indigenous people of New Zealand. They came from Polynesia in the 1300s. Today, they make up 17% of New Zealand’s population. Te Reo is the official language of the country, along … Continue reading Where To Meet The Maori People in New Zealand

Air New Zealand Offers a Couch in Air


This year, I have taken some of the longest flights in the world (over 15 hours nonstop) and many of them have been in Economy class. So when I got an opportunity to try out Air New Zealand’s Skycouch category, I was intrigued. Air New Zealand claims that its Skycouch product is the world’s first … Continue reading Air New Zealand Offers a Couch in Air

Gifts That Give Back 2019


It’s that time of the year. Whether you like it or not, you have to give gifts to your loved ones, friends and colleagues. Why not make it more meaningful and purchase something that also helps the community at large? We have put together our list of holiday gifts that are worth giving, but also … Continue reading Gifts That Give Back 2019

Are You a Thinking Cruiser?


My first experience on a 4-day cruise was somewhat mixed. I enjoyed the romance of being in the open seas, spectacular sunsets, and unlimited champagne flutes. I could walk to the restaurant, bar, entertainment and my room. It was nice to have everything under one roof. Cruises are for older people. But aside from the … Continue reading Are You a Thinking Cruiser?

The Country That Deserves More Than A Day Trip


Liechtenstein is the 6th smallest country in the world, located in the center of the Alps, between Switzerland and Austria. Whenever I mention Liechtenstein to someone, the common reactions I get are – Never heard of it, or I’ve been there on a day trip from Zurich. Honestly, I did not know much about this … Continue reading The Country That Deserves More Than A Day Trip

Meet The Silleteros From Colombia


Last month, when I traveled to Colombia, I learned a new Spanish word that I did not know about. Sillerteros doesn’t have an English translation. But in Medellin, a big city located in the hills in Colombia, everyone talks about them! Specially during the month of August, when one of the largest festivals in the … Continue reading Meet The Silleteros From Colombia

10 Things You Need To Know Before Going To Senegal


When you think of West Africa, what first comes to mind? Possibly the Ebola virus scare, safety issues, or the history of slave trade. On my recent visit to Senegal with G Adventures, I was pleasantly surprised by this African nation. Here are some things I discovered during my journey. 1. The people are friendly. … Continue reading 10 Things You Need To Know Before Going To Senegal

Stay at a Sustainable Boutique Resort in Aruba


If you are turned off by mega all-inclusive beach resorts, where thousands of people in their swimsuits wander from the breakfast buffet to the pool bar and back like vacationing zombies, you have come to the right blog site! When I travel, I look for places to stay that offer a peaceful atmosphere without sacrificing … Continue reading Stay at a Sustainable Boutique Resort in Aruba