To say I was excited to ride America’s longest and highest narrow gauge railroad, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad was an understatement. Our rail journey would be a 64 mile ride from the rustic train station in Antonito, Colorado, to its counterpart in Chama, New Mexico, winding in and out of both states 11 […]
Travel After 50 – Just do It!
Now is the time! Travel After 50 – Just do it!
Traveling to the birthplace of my mother has always been an aspiration of mine but unfortunately not a financially viable one until now. This trip has been 25 years in the making, and after saving up for what feels like forever, my museum tour of London couldn’t have been any better than I had dreamed. We […]
Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Ko Samui’s inland is still awe-inspiring with its rugged jungle draped inland. Banking on its reputation as a holiday destination for relaxation, Samui is now as popular as Phuket, offering more than 80 spa resorts (and counting), plenty of reasons to say ah to Thai Spas in Ko Samui, […]
China has one of the highest rates of automobile accidents in the world, with an estimated 100,000 people killed on the road in this country. After just 24 hours in Shanghai (escorted by Mandarin Journeys), I quickly learned a red light does not mean stop in Shanghai, what I began to call the “Shanghai Stop.” […]
In less than 3 weeks, this girl is traveling to China. Can someone say Bucket List China? If you were sitting next to me right now, you’d hear me screaming with excitement. Okay, maybe not screaming ‘cuz that might freak out our dogs, but with barely contained excitement. You’d also witness my morning routine: a mug of coffee at my […]
One of Maryland’s largest cities, Baltimore is colorful and diverse. The city is known for its scenic and always busy harbor; quirky, distinct neighborhoods; and unique museums. Baltimore is Home of the Star Spangled Banner, and get inspired with these must-see historical sites of the Star Spangled Banner. Baltimore, Home of the Star Spangled Banner My first visit ton […]
Last month, I experienced my first look at the powerful waterfalls of Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada, fulfilling one of my many travel bucket list destinations. Straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, Niagara Falls offers travelers three spectacular waterfalls: American, Bridal and Horseshoe. These three waterfalls converge and crest over a dramatic 170-foot dolomite and shale cliff […]
Always on my bucket list, Yellowstone National Park is one of those iconic Americana destinations. We’re talking Old West fun — where the buffalo roam, scenery laden road trips, and not to forget Old Faithful. But Yellowstone National Park in the winter? Sub zero temps? Yes, I hesitated, but the winter wonderlands of Yellowstone National […]