Sunset Sunday, An Unforgettable Maasai Sunset in Kenya

Sunset Sunday, An Unforgettable Maasai Sunset in Kenya

This week, I am excited fellow #Africhat Organizer, Ethan Gelber, will share his magical Maasai memory and his Simba Camp sunset in Southern Kenya. In Ethan’s words:  Impossible to make out in the penumbral shadows are animals, the kind of wildlife one expects to see on a sunset savanna in southern Kenya, especially Maasai giraffe [...]

Spain’s Secret Beaches in L’Ametlla del Mar

Spain’s Secret Beaches in L’Ametlla del Mar

The beaches of L’Ametlla del Mar will always be special to me. Its shores are where my toes first touched the Mediterranean Sea over a decade ago, its Spanish sunsets speak to me, and it is a place of family and friends. The town, far from the main tourist trial in Spain (although it has [...]

Should You Attend Travel Shows for Travel Inspiration and Information?

Should You Attend Travel Shows for Travel Inspiration and Information?

People often ask me, should they attend travels shows, such as the New York Times Travel Show or others? Well, let me ask you – Do you love to travel? Do you need inspiration? If so, then yes – make an appearance. Ah, but what can you expect? And which one should you attend? Well, [...]

Sunset Sunday, Seattle’s Space Needle at Sunset

Sunset Sunday, Seattle’s Space Needle at Sunset

During this past summer before boarding the ms Westerdam for  a cruise to Alaska on Holland America, I spent time in Seattle. It was my first visit to America’s Emerald City in years and the first since the Seahawk’s Super Bowl Championship. Of course, I purchased a few Super Bowl Champion souvenirs as a life [...]

The Virgin Beaches of the Yucatan at Hotel Xixim

The Virgin Beaches of the Yucatan at Hotel Xixim

After driving the ten-kilometer coastal road from Celestún, Yucatán further out of town (into the wild), I arrived to the eco-friendly Hotel Xixim. It took nearly 30 minutes to travel those last few kilometers from town, but the Hotel offering a “Unique Mayan Experience” offered me a chance to relive a childhood memory and experience a [...]

the Sunset Sunday 2014 Review and 2015 Preview

the Sunset Sunday 2014 Review and 2015 Preview

Happy New Year Sunset fans and welcome to another year of Sunset Sunday memories and magic to appreciate. Sunset Sunday 2014 Recap What a magical and memorable year for sunsets 2014 turned out to become. With forty-eight sunset posts across 5 continents (including ten sunset guest posts), the year reached the milestone of 200 Sunset [...]

Kamari Beach and the Black Sands of Santorini

Kamari Beach and the Black Sands of Santorini

“I am taking a beach day,” are not often words spoken by many visitors to Santorini. The island is about the truly breath-taking views (from its beauty and the steep climbs), staying luxurious, and those special Santorini sunsets. Then, what about Santorini’s beaches? Well, the island’s beaches are not known to be the most idyllic [...]

The Writing in the Sky, Sunset Sunday Returns L’Ametlla, Spain

The Writing in the Sky, Sunset Sunday Returns L’Ametlla, Spain

Walking down to the inner harbor I noticed the beautiful sunset sky over L’Ametlla del Mar as boats prepared for fishing expeditions. My travels once again took me to Spain and this charming seaside fishing town on the Catalonian coast of Costa Dorada. I have enjoyed many L’Ametlla sunsets through the years. I visit the [...]