Three Things You Don’t Actually Need on the Camino de Santiago

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…what you really don’t need for a 500-mile walk across northern Spain.

How Instagram is Changing the Way People Travel

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…going to an Instagrammable location creates its own special type of adventure, its own special pilgrimage, if you will.

Igloos in India – Unexpected Winter Joys

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…igloos built by a Master and made accessible to so many of us from this developing low-passport power country who would otherwise never afford an igloo stay.

True Travel Story: How to Avoid Becoming a Serial Killer’s Next Victim

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…a notorious Backpack Killer remained on the loose, spreading fear and preying on foreign travelers… well… like me.

New Orleans to Florida; Part 2 of Crossing America Just Because

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…But you didn’t think this was going to be an RV trip with no malfunctions, did you? (Insert every RV owner’s intense guffaw here.)

Why It Took Me Less Than 48 Hours to Fall in Love with Stockholm

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…in which I argue that cafes are the meaning of life.

From L.A. to Louisiana: Crossing America Just Because

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I took tourist communion by breaking beignets at Cafe du Monde and taking the cup of Frozen Irish Coffee at Molly’s. I hoped with this act I might be absolved of my lowly tourist state and blessed by the true spirit of the city’s saints, bacchanal and non.

6 Ways to Experience the Magic of Cape Town

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Cape Town is the ultimate travel destination, topping traveler’s bucket lists year after year. The reason for this is simple: there is something for quite literally everyone in what is known as South Africa’s ‘Mother City’.

An India Survival Guide for Female Travelers

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India can show you its best and worst sides in the same breath. From stunning scenery to smelly streets, it’s not difficult to form a love/hate relationship with this amazing country. And things can be even more challenging and rewarding for solo female travelers. If you’re planning to visit, Jo Fitzsimons provides a Girl’s Guide to India.

3-Day Weekend in Washington State: Ocean, Rainforest, and Mountains

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My husband Kent and I, residents of America’s fly-over Midwest, had come to experience the wonders of nature itself.