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10 Best Waterfalls in the US: The Full Guide

There is something about waterfalls that brings tears to our eyes and a lump to our throats. The magnificent power of nature, the incomparable beauty of water as it plummets off steep cliffs and thunders into deep pools, lush, verdant greenery that surrounds them, the mist of spray that reaches you as you watch them…

Andros: An Authentic Greek Cyclades Island

The closest Cyclades island to Athens’ port of Rafina, Andros is the first stop on a ferry route that also connects Tinos and Mykonos. It is the second largest Cyclades island after Naxos, another Greek island especially popular with local tourists. Andros is a wonderful island to visit for breathtaking scenery and outdoor activities like…

The Venetian Fortress and Bridge in Andros Chora, with a clear blue sky

30th Annual NATJA Award Winners

The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) recently turned 30 years old. The mission of the organization is “to provide educational and networking opportunities to help members succeed in the evolving multi-platform journalism environment and travel industry with an emphasis on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.” NATJA has handed out travel awards for the past…

Vacationing in the Caribbean

Year round sunshine, magnificent beaches and tropical vibes make the Caribbean a popular tourist destination. The Caribbean Sea encompasses 28 island nations and includes around 7,000 islands. Nestled between North America and South America, the Caribbean spans 2.7 million square kilometers. Why the Caribbean?  If you want to spend a dreamy vacation with your loved…

Caribbean island and beach bungalows

20 Years of Couples Travel and Life Abroad

20 years ago we met in a hostel in Brugge, Belgium. We were both backpacking solo after college and our paths randomly crossed. I was traveling from the USA and Bell was touring the continent from Australia. We were both heading to Amsterdam with a single overlapping day. Little did we know that several years…