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Everything you Need to Know About Hiking the Annapurna Circuit

June 30, 2020 No Comments »

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We saw the first glimpse of them from the plane window. The famous, rigid, snowy Himalayan peaks were practically at eye level with our cruising altitude; I imagined reaching out and touching them.  They looked beautiful and scary at the same time. Cold, hard, and barren; as if they were saying “leave us alone, you […]

Discovering the Heart of the Great Bear Rainforest

June 23, 2020 No Comments »

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A heart can mean many things – an organ, love, life, compassion, understanding, feeling, the center. Sometimes travel can lead you to the heart of a place where you experience a deep connection, have an epiphany, or simply fall in love. That’s when travel switches from an activity to a transformation. It doesn’t happen on […]

Unique Places To Travel Each Month Of The Year

June 7, 2020 1 Comment »

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When the world starts to travel again post Covid19 quarantines – where will you go? I think one of the things people agree on is they want to go to places that aren’t crowded or necessarily well-known. That may mean isolated destinations, remote outdoor places, urban settings that are lesser known (tier 4 & 5 […]

7 of the Best Day trips from Denver

June 3, 2020 No Comments »

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I moved to Denver for one of the great loves of my life…the mountains. I can look out my apartment window and see them; they are close, but sometimes seem so far away (especially when you don’t have a car!). They taunt me, with their inviting snow-covered peaks, aspens, rugged trails, and high-altitude lakes. The […]

Best Camera Bag for Travel: Organized by Travel Style

May 26, 2020 No Comments »

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I’ve been traveling with a camera for a long time now, my cameras have changed, my camera bags have changed, and my needs have changed. However, after a decade of doing travel photography, I have found a few camera bags for travel that I love and use over and over again. History of Camera Bags […]

Compression Socks for Travel: What, Why, and How

May 12, 2020 3 Comments »

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2018 was the year travel nearly killed me. No, it wasn’t a close call driving in a foreign country which is how I always assumed I would get hurt traveling. Instead it was my long-distance flight from the US to India that nearly killed me. No, it wasn’t turbulence, terrorism, or mechanical failure. It was […]

How to Foster Kittens

April 28, 2020 2 Comments »

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It’s my favorite time of year – it’s Kitten Season! That’s right, you read that correctly – Kitten Season. Along with lilacs blooming, the smell of fresh cut grass, and the grill being lighted for the first time – this is the time when an inordinate amount of kittens are born. I was one of […]


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