Week In-stagram Review Sri Lanka

November 21, 2014 10 Comments »

kottukal beach house

I went backwards in time from fall to summer this week and crossed continents into Asia. I landed in Sri Lanka for my third time to attend a Travel Blogging Conference and to soak up a little warm weather before I entered back into the heart of winter for the holidays. The conference included a […]

Go off the beaten track in Vietnam

September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Vietnam

So you’ve decided to go to South East Asia for a change – good for you! Be it a way of testing the unknown or a well planned trip to continue what you’ve started in your previous traveling, now it’s time to look into what you should be doing in amazing Vietnam! I bet you’ve […]

Rickshaw Run Thrills and Agony

June 3, 2014 10 Comments »

Rickshaw lightening

“The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” I can still see the poor skier loose his balance and slide down the mountain with skis criss-crossed and pointed every direction. He seemed to bounce across the ground as the well-known words are spoken to kick of the Wide World of Sports every Saturday when […]

The View Inside My Rickshaw

May 29, 2014 5 Comments »

Rickshaw Run Video

I already showed you the view outside my rickshaw during the Rickshaw Run, now it’s time to get a little glimpse of inside our rickshaw and what some of the ups and downs of driving this tin can 2,300 miles in India was.  I’ve put together a little Rickshaw Run video – however, I am […]

The View From My Rickshaw

May 22, 2014 18 Comments »

india stare

Only one team member can drive at a time during the Rickshaw Run, so that means half of the time you are a passenger.  As a passenger, the back seat wasn’t very comfortable, but somehow we managed to sleep, eat, drink, and backseat drive all from the rear seat.  A few days when I had […]

Rickshaw Run FAQ’s

May 20, 2014 17 Comments »

Thinking about doing the Rickshaw Run after following our experience in April 2014? You’ve read through all the adventurous marketing hype and you are ready to sign up! But wait – you’ve got a few Rickshaw Run questions first such as how do you determine a route, where do you sleep, where do you eat, […]

Getting a New Perspective

May 13, 2014 4 Comments »

yoga India

I was smiling, a big grin that made my eyes crinkle into their normal etched laugh lines, then I opened my eyes. I was within inches of George and Charlie – nose to nose – grinning ear to ear. We looked each other in the eyes as we embraced each other smiling. My daily yoga […]

Solving Market Mysteries

May 8, 2014 4 Comments »

“What is it about photographing markets that you like?” Charlie asked. We were both leaving the early morning fish market on a bit of a morning high that normally is brought on by coffee intake. But this morning there was no coffee – only fish. The last 40 minutes were spent walking around taking photos. […]

Sleeping on a Private Island

May 6, 2014 16 Comments »

Soma Kerala Palace

“You know what I just realized? We are on a private island of our own!” Sherry cocks her head ever so slightly to consider this. She lets out a laugh! “You are right!” It is our second day at Soma Kerala Palace, an Ayurvedic Resort that is situated on a tiny private island, on a […]

A Soft Landing in Jaipur

May 1, 2014 8 Comments »

elephant jaipur

The plane wheels hit the ground with a jolt and our seats rocked slightly with the movement of the plane. A few seconds later came the applause – the mainly Indian based passengers did the customary clapping for a safe landing. This act of applauding that we are alive always makes me smile. I smile […]

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