I once wrote that travel is not my escapism. And now I feel like a hypocrite.

April 2019

My mom came to help me get settled into my new apartment. I’d spent a week lugging all of my belongings down the stairwell of the building I’ve lived in for going on 5 years. I only...

Those that engage in sustainable tourism seek to lessen their negative impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate economic opportunities for local people. You can use these three sustainable tourism principles when developing your next trip...

What is Afro-Latin America?

Afro-Latin America comprises the regions of Latin America where significant groups of people of known African ancestry are found. This includes the regions of America that contain nations that were colonized by Spain and Portugal.

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I was initially apprehensive about traveling with my father. We’d not lived together in years, both have strong opinions about the world, we’re both have the potential to be know-it-alls. And we were probably are used to having our own bathrooms. And now, we’d be shari...

As a travel professional with dozens of international travel experiences, I am qualified to help take your travel to the next level. It is my job to help you turn your travel investment into an invaluable return. Integrity and quality are my top priorities. 

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Playing through the scenarios of the bad things that can happen while traveling is not the fun part of travel. But it is necessary. Experience a travel emergency and you'll become a believer.

Travel emergency planning involves equipping ourselves with the tools and risk...

Taking your travel to the next level is about prioritizing the cultural experience available at your destination. Local people, activities, and flavors are the gateway to an enhanced travel experience. I’d like to show you how to apply these tips and more this summer i...

Transformative travel requires an intention, and often times, requires significant efforts in planning. Transformative travel will not just happen. It requires the right environment, open mindedness, and the will to be moved.. If all-inclusive resorts allow you to be c...

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