It sounded like a spiritual adventure when my parents first mentioned the idea. During their annual trip to India, we would spend a week in the Himalayan mountains, starting off at the city of Rishikesh then visiting the mountain villages Kedarnath and Badrinath and stopping at Haridwar before going back to Rishikesh. Some of the <... >
You’re a Big Apple girl; Off-Broadway enthusiast, Le Poisson Rouge wallflower, honorary happy hour-er, MoMA member, Stumptown Cafe regular, bona fide intellectual – the whole bit. Your anti-you city? L.A. Naturally. But when it’s five degrees Fahrenheit outside, suddenly the sunny, smoggy City of Angels sky doesn’t sound too shabby. Sure, there are more tropical <... >
After enough convincing and real life experience on my journey to the land of Kiwis, I discovered that the stress of my New York ways were melting away.
London, a posh city bustling with luxury shopping, a slew of hip pubs and nightclubs, divine tea and scones, and more than enough historic sights to explore, is sure to constantly impress time after time. A new luxury find, settled just a stone’s throw away from Hyde Park and amidst the luxury accommodations and shopping <... >
Living in Paris for six months, I found myself booking weekend holidays to the European namesakes, including London, Rome, Madrid, Dublin and so forth, but at that time I did not have a urge to travel to Scandinavia. Recently when an opportunity arose to travel through Europe for a period of time, I felt the <... >
Amsterdam, a city known for its eclectic nightlife and pegged an alluring youth hotspot is truly a trendy and bustling destination waiting to be explored.
For the more city bound travelers, Brussels, Belgium can give you a bit of the old world charm of Bruges with all the amenities of a thriving city atmosphere. From culturally rich museums, monuments, churches, and a royal palace, to streets lined with lovely cafes and luxury shopping galleries, Brussels has the right mix of <... >
Having traveled throughout the main tourist bound cities in Europe and having a particular desire to eat waffles, decadent chocolate, pomme frites, and try a variety of other Belgian delicacies, I found myself booking my travels for a week in Belgium. Beginning in the city of Bruges or as the Dutch call it Brugge, I <... >
If you grew up in the early 1980s like I did, the first thoughts that probably come to mind when someone mentions the country of Nicaragua are Civil War, Sandinistas, and the Iran/Contra Affair. Perhaps the image of such past events still cloud the way we Americans see this beautiful and lush Central American country. <... >