Zimbabwe: Falling For It An excerpt from my Journal, AFRICAN SAFARI 2007: Day 7 – November 13, 2007 – VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE The Victoria Falls Hotel is a grand old building, reminiscent of the days of true safaris and European colonization – it was the perfect backdrop to a scene from “Out of Africa”, I […]
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We approached the busy border town of Jolfa, my mind overwrought with contrasting emotions. On one hand, I was already missing Iran, recalling fondly the architectural treasures I’d seen over the past nine days with my government-required guide and driver, Ahmad.
Beautiful image gallery featuring the most stunning monasteries in the region. Visit the post for more.
I’ve been to many amazing places. Each destination has a story and stirs deep emotions within my insatiable traveling soul. So when someone asks, “Where’s the most amazing place you’ve ever been?” – I dance and I dodge. “Come on, there HAS to be one!”
Esfahan. Finally. This is the real reason I am here in Iran. After years of dreaming about visiting this city, I am actually here, and I couldn’t be more excited. The ruins of Persepolis were absolutely fascinating, and I’m sure that the big city sights and sounds of Tehran will be exhilarating, but it is […]
After an exhausting 4-leg flight spread over 2 days from San Francisco to Frankfurt to Moscow to Dubai to Karachi, I finally made it — AND my baggage managed to show up with me, which was more-than-half unexpected.. (that story deserves its own post!) Instead of resting, like most people would do, I was picked […]
Urban Hike #21: Fort Point, Golden Gate Bridge, Vista Point, Fort Baker, Sausalito, Golden Gate Ferry, Embarcadero! Beautiful day for my first time walking across the Golden Gate!
A few pics of Bangladesh’s crazy, chaotic capital – from my ‘Himalayan Happiness’ trip in May 2013. Great city!!
OK it’s a long title, but it’s an important topic! And a question I get asked all the time. “Wait, so how do you travel so much?” “Do you travel a lot for work?” “How can you afford to travel all the time?” “How can you take so much time off?” First let’s get three […]
Alright… so this was supposed to be a Top 10 list. Trying to force myself to pick only 10 cities out of hundreds would be like telling me I could only eat one m&m out of a barrel-full. Yeah, not happening! The best I could do was a Top 30. It’s hard enough for me to […]