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The Magic of Valle de Bravo; Staying Adventurous Ep 45

The Magic of Valle de Bravo; Staying Adventurous Ep 45

Less than two hours from Mexico City, in the state of Mexico visitors can find the pueblo magico Valle de Bravo. Last year, I attended an ATMEX (Adventure Travel Mexico) conference hosted there and discovered its magic during my visit. So listen in and learn about the epic adventures that await, explore the 16th century […]

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Sunset Magic in Valle de Bravo

Sunset Magic in Valle de Bravo

Less than two hours on modern highways from the hustle and bustle of Mexico City visitors (and locals) can drive to a Pueblo Magico Valle de Bravo located in the neighboring state of Mexico. A fellow magic town like Malinalco, this magic town is known for its colonial architecture and cobblestone streets, its Lake Avándaro, […]

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Viewing the Enchanting Hubbard Glacier at the end of Yakutat Bay

Viewing the Enchanting Hubbard Glacier at the end of Yakutat Bay

I placed my camera and smart phone down.  By this point I already captured some impressive scenic shots to keep the memory of the day of my most recent adventure through Alaska alive for years to come. Now I just wanted to appreciate the view with my family and be present to enjoy the moment.  […]

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We Are Traveling Again – Staying Adventurous ep44

We Are Traveling Again – Staying Adventurous ep44

Do you want to travel this summer? Are you comfortable or still too concerned for your safety? Well, this month, I aim to help you make a better decision on what is right for you? To change some of the unknown to known, to earse fears with facts, and share my recent travel. In this […]

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Writing a Poem in (and about) a Hammock

Writing a Poem in (and about) a Hammock

The ninety minute class, Nature Journaling, seemed like the perfect way to spend this splendid summer afternoon at the Lodge at Woodloch. With the blessing of idyllic weather, I ventured outside to appreciate its perfect temperature and discover the day’s gentle breeze and clear blue skies accented with puffy white clouds. It all seemed like […]

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Taking the Sunrise Photo Walk at the Lodge at Woodloch

Taking the Sunrise Photo Walk at the Lodge at Woodloch

This trip, the weekend at the Lodge at Woodloch located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, was different.  I expected such as it was my first time traveling again since the pandemic altered the travel landscape. What wasn’t different on this trip was missing the sunset at the lake. I missed it again. In prior […]

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Traveling Through Wine; Staying Adventurous Ep43

Traveling Through Wine; Staying Adventurous Ep43

One of the many ways mentioned in last month’s Staying Adventurous Podcast, Traveling in the Pandemic, was the way to travel through wine. This month, I decided to explore this further with an entire podcast dedicated to the ways to travel through wine in lockdown and beyond. Eventually, the travel bans will be lifted, confidence […]

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Revisiting My Appreciation for the South African Wines of Stellenbosch

Revisiting My Appreciation for the South African Wines of Stellenbosch

South Africa, the very dream destination for taking an African safari to see the big five, offers more to the traveler than just adventure. One can stay luxurious too. Just days before I left to visit the country I was invited to attend a South African wine expose in New York City. I discovered Africa […]

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