While the islands of the Bahamas, Barbados, St. Martin and the rest can lure you to their glamorous resort lifestyle, the port city of Cartagena, Columbia kept me grounded in its rich history and friendly people.
Well, I'm off to the Caribbean for the holiday. Below is just a little preview of a few destinations I will be visiting. I'll be reporting back in a little over 10 days. Ciao for now!
Cartagena's old city is its principal attraction, particularly the inner walled town, consisting of the historical districts of El Centro and San Diego. It's one of finest examples of preserved colonial architecture in the Americas, packed with churches, monasteries, plazas, palaces and mansions with their...
The meaning of Christmas has changed for me over recent years as my family has shrunk to barely a handful and the perfect gift is not found in a mall but truly is about getting out of town and discovering a new destination.
As I explore more about this topic in my The Time to Travel is Now series, I’ll talk about fear of flying, traveling to destinations with preconceived notions like Russia and the Middle East, and meeting people all around the world that challenged me in becoming a better person.
I love exploring New York. No, not the isle of Manhattan, but the other New York, the one you don’t see on television shows like Law & Order or Marvel movie blockbusters. I’m talking about the New York that prefers trees to skyscrapers, farmland to brownstones, and lakes and rivers instead of traffic jams and crowded sidewalks.
By taking a ride up the 87 Interstate, that runs north from the Bronx to Montreal...