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Rendezvous with Ben of Horizon Unknown

Trekking in SaPa, Vietnam

Welcome back to Reflections Enroute’s Weekend Travel Inspiration interview series. This week we find out all about the man behind Horizon Unknown, Ben! He’s been traveling the world with his partner for over four years, and he’s hit over 50 countries. How inspirational is that? Let’s learn more about Ben and the way he travels. How I travel, what are my troubles and frustrations I began my travels in 2013 on a solo, one-way ticket to Ireland, and then continued through much of western Europe. I love to travel quite fast and cram a lot of things into a small amount of time. Even though I have tried to slow down while travelling, there are just too many interesting places to …

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Venice Photography Tips

Venice - The Challenges Of Photography & Our Top Photo Tips To Handle Them

Italy’s Venice is a traveler’s and photographer’s dream….almost. No matter what time of year, there will be tourists and photography challenges. With these photography tips you can bring home the best Venice photos.

That Time I Got Kicked off a Seaplane in Akutan, Alaska

Corinne and Grumman Goose in Akutan.

…or How I was Bumped Off a Flight for Fish Roe! I just came back from a quick trip to Tokyo where Jim and I got up early, waited in the lines, and watched the tuna auction at Tsukiji Market. On the flight home, in my jet-stream fog, I had a memory…a memory of when I was refused a seat on the plane, and I was stuck in Akutan, Alaska. Where is Akutan? It’s one of the Aluetian Islands off the cold and windy coast of Alaska. Sit back and let me tell you a true tale of a woman (me), alone, stuck in bush Alaska. “Why?” You might ask. Well, you guessed it, because of the Japanese love of …

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What’s Trending on Reflections Enroute?

Appetizers from around the world

You won’t want to miss out on these popular articles on Reflections Enroute. We love food and we’ve been collecting recipes from around the world. Now, with our travel opportunities limited for the foreseeable future, we are turning more often to food. Our world cooking recipes will transport you to another place.

Rendezvous with the Adventurous Erika

Rendezvous with Rovers

  (Me on Koh Phi Phi Island in Thailand) Welcome to our intrepid traveler interview series, A Rendezvous with Rovers!  This month, we were able to catch up with Erika in between flights. Tell us about yourself.  I’m Erika Bisbocci. I’m originally from Eugene, Oregon, but I have lived and studied in Italy, Minnesota, Jordan, Tunisia and Namibia throughout my life. Now I live in Seattle, where I work for a major US airline. As a flight attendant, how much time do you get to spend in the places you visit?  It all depends on the layover. Generally, domestic layovers are anywhere between nine and 30 hours and international layovers are somewhere between 24 and 48 hours. If flights to …

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Rendezvous with the Amazing Michele from Malaysian Meanders

Rendezvous with Michele

Welcome to another installment of our Rendezvous with Rovers interview series.  This week we’ve been talking to Michele. You may know her from Malaysian Meanders, her was expat now repatriation website.  I’ve been following Michele for some time and love that she is now a partner on our Weekend Travel Inspiration as well.  Read along and find out what types of travel makes her and her intrepid family tick!

Rendezvous with the Selim Family RAASTA

Rendezvous with Selim Family

Rendezvous with Rovers – The Adventurous Selims! Welcome to this installment of our Rendezous with Rovers series.  This week we’ve interviewed the inspirational Selim family. From Bangaladesh to the United Kingdom, they have really taken advantage of living in a different culture, and they take their two children with them!  Read on to find out all about their travels! Please tell us a little about you and your family?   We are Ashique, Samiya, Shahaar and Shama, family of four who loved all things travel, nature and the greater outdoors. We have lived in England the past 10 years, before this I lived 7 years in North America and Ashique and I both grew up in Bangladesh.  A Psychiatrist and …

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