Finding Peace and Dinosaurs in the Badlands

Finding Peace and Dinosaurs in the Badlands

–Originally published in the St. Marys Independent– I was afraid. The trail was steep and smooth from a recent rainfall. I took a couple of clumsy steps down, slipped and gave into my own fear by retreating to the top. I was angry at myself and more than a...
The Galapagos of North America

The Galapagos of North America

ISLANDS OF LORETO Its not often that I would describe a place as both serene and exciting, but that is exactly the case for the Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, Mexico. Located on the Baja Peninsula, the Villa del Palmar has a lot to offer vacationers....
Kayaking without the Effort of Paddling

Kayaking without the Effort of Paddling

As someone who started traveling a little later in life, there are many “firsts” on my journeys. My first plane ride was at 36. I first went parasailing at 39 and my first hot air balloon ride was at 42. This year has had it’s share of firsts too,...
Experience Tonga Lumina at Mont Tremblant

Experience Tonga Lumina at Mont Tremblant

Our summer visit to Mont Tremblant had been anticipated for awhile. The kids were excited to go ziplining and I was looking forward to spending some time with nature in the Appalachians. We would be doing a few new things this time around, including Tonga Lumina....
Anchorage is THE place for winter family fun

Anchorage is THE place for winter family fun

Anchorage, Alaska is THE place for winter family fun. Families with children from tots to teens will find endless entertainment in the Last Frontier during winter. Here are a just a few ideas to keep kids captivated: The wild, winter Anchorage Fur Rendezvous festival,...