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

Do You Know About This Mediterranean Island in Australia?


Until recently, my awareness of Tasmania was limited to the Hollywood movie – Lion. I envisioned it to be a cold, remote wet and dark place, with rough seas and bare mountains, leading on to Antarctica. But I was absolutely wrong! Tasmania feels a lot like the Mediterranean, because of its climate, scenery and produce. … Continue reading Do You Know About This Mediterranean Island in Australia?