Destinations

Punting in Cambridge or Gawking at Intellectual Greatness

Punting in Cambridge

Punting in Cambridge has been on my list for a few years, so in our rental car we headed north out of London. We drove into Cambridge under blue skies with the biggest, whitest billowing clouds. It was a stunning […]

Experiential Tourism – Isasha Lions Uganda

Experiential Tourism - Isasha Lions Uganda

“$150 fine if you drive off track,” read the sign in Queen Elizabeth Park. This came back to me unbidden when the researcher’s vehicle took a sudden left turn right through the high grass, with plenty of Ugandan Kob watching […]

How To Reach Breakneck Speeds Sledding the Preda-Bergun Run

Sledding the Preda-Bergün run.

Last week Eleanor Roosevelt told us to “…reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” We decided to take this advice to heart and go out and do something new and exciting for us, sledding the Preda-Bergün […]

An Enchanting Encounter with the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest

the mountain gorillas of Bwindi in Uganda

Wake Up! It’s Time to Track Mountain Gorillas! Our flashlight lay waiting on the nightstand, and when the alarm went off we struggled through the mosquito netting to reach it. We thought the lights would not go on since we […]

Plan the Perfect Weekend Getaway to Prague

Perfect Itinerary for Weekend Getaway to PragueA view of the iconic Charles Bridge and the Old Town Bridge Tower

Prague, the City of a Hundred Spires Prague is possibly the most beautifully preserved medieval city in all of Europe. The towers and spires lining the skyline, the massive Prague Castle overlooking the town, and the statue lined bridges will […]

Sledding With Eleanor Roosevelt

In Howe The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt As we drive down the dark, wet, sometime icy […]

Chasing Hamlet Through Kronborg Castle

Chasing Hamlet Through Kronborg Castle

Why Should You Visit Kronborg Castle? Hamlet might have felt he’d been exiled from civilization when he was called back to Castle Elsinore after his father’s untimely death and his mother’s even more untimely marriage, but, come on, it’s only […]

Intriguing Food Stalls of Jemaa el Fna, Marrakesh

Intriguing Food Stalls of Jemaa el Fna, Marrakesh

Jemaa el Fna – The Heart of the Medina Bubbling cauldrons of soup, steaming bowls of snails, sizzling meat skewers, steaming lambs’ heads, and piles upon piles of fresh green mint–welcome to the incredible Jemaa el Fna, the grand square […]

25 of the Best Things to Do in Bergen in Winter

25 of the Best Things to Do in Bergen in Winter

Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, doesn’t feel like a city at all. It has the homey feeling of a small town, where everyone waves or says “hi” to you each time they see you. A UNESCO World Heritage […]

Tracking Chimpanzees in Uganda

Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

If you have ever dreamed about being in the jungles of Africa, crashing through the forests to see the most amazing animals, then chimpanzee tracking should be on your list. Dressed in khakis from head to toe, a camera banging […]

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