Portugal, Fatima and Beyond

Travel through Portugal and you’ll be exposed to the beauty of its countryside and the rich history of the region. Take in everything the city has to offer but hit the road pass… Continue reading

Lisbon Portugal

    Lisbon was once a center for travelers and explorers. Very few cities rivalled Lisbon during the Age of Discovery for explorers. Portugal was a key contributor in exploration during this period by… Continue reading

Paris Wanderings

    Romantic Paris, a different type of destination for this solo traveler. My travels usually take me to far off mountains and hidden waterfall locations. But, the draw of Paris pulled me… Continue reading

Reykjavik and Western Iceland

I knew my travels around Iceland were coming to an end as I awoke in Borgarfjorour in west. I had just spent two days in the north just hours ago. I didn’t expect… Continue reading

Iceland’s Northern Region

Travel along Iceland’s Highway 1, commonly known as the Ring Road, and it will take you to the island’s northern territory. On the fourth day of my tour, we worked our way from… Continue reading

Iceland’s Eastern Region

  The second day along the Ring Road was through the eastern region of Iceland and another day of adventure. We spent most of the morning on the road admiring the beautiful vistas of the… Continue reading

Iceland’s Golden Circle and South Coast

  I recently returned from my travels in Europe and I am starting with the last place I visited as it’s the most memorable of all. Iceland was more than I expected, and… Continue reading

Wandering Europe

  With the acts of terrorism in Europe dominating the world news, I’m sure some tourists have had second thought about travel there. It’s only human nature to have these thoughts and fearing for… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Intrigue

  The world is full of mystery and the only way to quench that intrigue is to travel.  Go see it, feel it, smell it, taste it, experience it first-hand.  Enlighten yourself with life… Continue reading

Hearst Castle

  If you wish to travel through time and catch a glimpse of the “gilded age”, then Hearst Castle maybe just what you are looking for. The castle is now a National Historic… Continue reading

Morro Bay

  “Road trip” is a term all American travelers are familiar with. The summer road trip is probably the most common of all. With the extreme heat plaguing southern California in the month of… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Safari

  One of the top items on most traveler’s bucket list is an African safari. An expedition following animals in its natural habitat, we follow them like a creepy stalker or paparazzi on a media star.… Continue reading

Travel Fails and Mishaps

  Travel can be fun, exciting and filled with life changing experiences and unforgettable moments. Sometimes, the road isn’t as smooth as you would like it to be. Your itinerary can experience mishaps and failed… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Desert Inspiration

    Life can be tough, harsh like a desert. Even a rainy day would be a welcome change to the daily beating of extreme heat on the desert. Stay strong as better days… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Persistence

    Persistence is a trait of champions. Those who continue on the path even in the face of adversity in the endless pursuit of the difficult. The optimistic who believe that the objective is… Continue reading

Relaxing Cancun

      I recently returned from a unique travel experience. No, it wasn’t an epic trek, or spotting of Sasquatch, but a great time where I spent most of my time relaxing.… Continue reading

Expedition Bali, Land of The Gods

  My travels to Bali are behind me know and I can truly admit to you that it surpassed my expectations. This tropical destination is at the top of many travelers’ list and… Continue reading

Bali and My Coastal Wanderings

  My travel days were blending into one another. I had a hard time keeping up with what day of the week it was. My days were filled with one expedition after another. The… Continue reading

Bali’s Waterfall Trek

  Bali’s Waterfall Trek a Jungle Hiking Experience     Follow the Pacific Ocean to where it meets the Indian Ocean and you will find the island of Bali. The island isn’t that… Continue reading

Sacred Hike of Bali

Bali is widely known for its beautiful beaches and wonderful people. During the days I was researching the island and creating my itinerary, I was becoming more intrigued with Ubud and the mountain… Continue reading

Expedition Thailand

    There are few places in the world that can inspire one to travel. One such place is the Southeast Asian country of Thailand. The vivid colors of the country and its… Continue reading

Maya Bay and The Phi Phi Islands

    The archipelago of the Phi Phi Islands is located in Thailand’s Andaman Sea. The archipelago is made up of six islands with Phi Phi Don as the only populated island in the chain. This… Continue reading

Phi Phi Don, Thailand

      Thailand is one of Asia’s top destinations and the main reason for this is the many beautiful beaches and ideal tropical islands. When I planned my trip to Thailand, I wanted… Continue reading

The Legend of Siam

  The Legend of Siam (travel log)   Travel back through history, to a time where a young nation was just coming of age. Siam, known today as Thailand, was becoming a nation.… Continue reading

Thailand’s Unique Markets

Bangkok has many alluring travel destinations. And, if you are a fan of James Bond, you have to remember James riding a boat through the floating market of Bangkok. When I conceived my… Continue reading

Bangkok, City of Temples

  Bangkok is one of the premier travel destinations of South East Asia, or the world, for one reason or another. The city seems to have what you’re looking for. The city is… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – In search of Paradise

  Searching for paradise is a journey all travelers pursue. Even everyday people plan and wish to visit such a location. I’ve been blessed with finding such locations and continue to pursue more of… Continue reading

Expedition Ortega Highway

  Hiking and chasing waterfalls go hand-in-hand. The more captivating falls seem to require more effort. The required hike also keeps away the people who don’t appreciative these wonderful landmarks. The abundance of… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Table for One

      Solo travelers around the world know the feeling of dining alone. Traveling without a companion means you will most likely dine alone until you befriend fellow nomads. It takes a certain self confidence knowing… Continue reading

Hiking Mecca

    Hiking Mecca is probably not a phrase you hear too often. Would you need a permit to do this? Do you need to renew your passport? You wouldn’t need either of… Continue reading

Being Lost to Find Myself

  Tale of a Solo Traveler   Age brings wisdom through the multitude of experiences. Through the good times and definitely through our mistakes, we learn and define ourselves. In the comfort of… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Kneel in Amazement

  Kneel in Amazement I travel the world collecting experiences and sometimes I come across such beautiful vistas I’m compelled to kneel in amazement. Breathtaking views that knock you off your feet and… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – The Long Road

  The Long Road   The long road can be grueling and monotonous. And, sometimes the road can be as beautiful as the destination. Keep your eyes open and enjoy the surroundings.  … Continue reading

Photographic Travel Review of 2016

    The year of 2016 was my most ambitious travel year to date. It included Expeditions to the desert, exotic beaches, multiple safaris in Africa, swimming with wild dolphins and whale sharks,… Continue reading

To Share the World With You

      To Share the World With You   I can’t wait to share the world with you. I want to share my journeys, to take you on a dusty road in… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – The Shore

  The Shore   Hug the shores, let others try the deep. – Virgil Man Cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.  -Andre Gide  … Continue reading