Hiking in the Italian Alps

I’m one of those people who’s always looking for unique things to do. I LOVE the energy, food, people watching, museums, farmers markets and festivals in cities that I visit; but for me, no visit to a new place is complete without getting a taste of what locals living in these cities do for fun, […]

Learning How to Truly Relax in Mindo, Ecuador

Mindo, Ecuador is one of the most ecologically diverse regions of the world with over 400 species of birds! In fact, just recently in December 2016, 465 species of birds were counted by ‘citizen scientists’ in Mindo making it the second most “bird-rich” region in the world! The sleepy town is typically a day trip […]

Szechenyi Baths in Budapest: Funnest Day Ever

Let’s analyze the above shot! You see the group of men on the left side of the thermal pool? They’re gathered around a pair of two men playing water chess. Behind them there are people floating in a state of ecstasy in the warm spring water that claims to have minerals providing restorative powers; not […]