Tag: tips

  • Lonely Planet: Sustainable Wildlife Experiences in Baja California Sur, Mexico

    Lonely Planet: Sustainable Wildlife Experiences in Baja California Sur, Mexico

    “Setting off from a dock in la Bahía de La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur, the boat slows as the first whale shark of the day comes into view. Before picking up speed again, the true rarity appears, a humpback whale. ‘Welcome to the Sea of Cortez,’ said Javier Olachea, a wildlife guide […]

  • USA Today: Travel Safety in Eastern Europe

    USA Today: Travel Safety in Eastern Europe

    “Eastern Europe has held an air of mystery and seclusion since the days of the Cold War and the breakup of Yugoslavia. Traveling in these countries is as safe as traveling in Western Europe, and the sites within the region often surpass the highlights of Western Europe. Whether the destination is Ukraine, Croatia or somewhere in the middle, the region is […]

  • USA Today: European Tours for Young Adults

    USA Today: European Tours for Young Adults

    “European tour operators are no longer an assembly line of notable landmarks, lanyard name tags and coach buses. Travel has shifted to become a more authentic, personalized experience. Though 18- to 30-somethings have endless options to experience Iceland to Greece, and every country in between, with a little preplanning, every trip can be unforgettable.” Read my tips on […]

  • Best Underrated College Towns

    Best Underrated College Towns

    In my first story for the Matador Network, I write about some of my favorite underrated college towns. Full story here.

  • Recharge at the Women’s March on Washington

    Recharge at the Women’s March on Washington

    Those attending may face low temperatures and freezing rain over the weekend, but the event has been planned in a way that only women could do. Local stores, museums, venues and restaurants are volunteering a place to refresh, warm up, charge phones and use the restroom for free at any place pinpointed on the interactive map […]