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

Snapshot Sunday – Thanks!

  Thanks!   It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in the United States so I wanted to use this opportunity to give thanks to god for such a wonderful year of travel and experiences. Thank you… Continue reading

Hiking Whiting Ranch

    Living in the middle of civilization, it can be tough to find good hiking trails. In the heart of Orange County, California, is the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park which encompasses approximately… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Dawn Awaits

    Dawn Awaits   Awake, open your eyes to the light of a new day. Dawn breaks on this wonderful world. Rise, shake of the misfortunes of the previous day as dawn awaits. Cherish the… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Downhill

    You’ve done all the hard work and preparation. You toiled and reached the pinnacle. Enjoy the fruits of your labor and the downhill portion of life. But, be wary as other… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – The Ledge

    Some need to tread near the ledge to feel alive. Staring at disaster and conquering one’s fears can be quite exhilarating. There are times to walk the edge and other times to just… Continue reading

Adventurous Banff, Canada

    Adventurous Banff, Canada   The postcard town of Banff is more than just a beautiful photo opportunity. Adventure can be had, even around the area of the town. There are a… Continue reading

Hiking The Continental Divide

    Hiking the Continental Divide   High in the Rockies lays the Continental Divide, a high point in the mountains which divides the direction of the rivers. If the stream or river… Continue reading

Conquest of Larch Valley

    Larch Valley   My fourth day in Banff started out like the others, an early wakeup call and I was off to breakfast. The difference was the light rain that had… Continue reading

Finding Silverton Falls

    Silverton Falls   Silverton Falls is a long cascading waterfall near the much heralded Johnston Canyon Falls. It doesn’t get nearly the attention that Johnston Falls gets so you most likely… Continue reading

Moraine Lake & The Twenty-Dollar View

  Moraine Lake   Just a short drive from Lake Louise is a smaller lake, smaller in size but as spectacular as any of the surrounding lakes. It’s situated in the Valley of… Continue reading

Lake Louise, Canada

  Lake Louise   Travel along Canada’s Highway 1 west of Calgary and south of Jasper and you will come to Lake Louise. Just 45 minutes from the town of Banff in Alberta, Canada, is… Continue reading

Discovery of Banff

  Discovery of Banff   I hope you excuse me for my ignorance. I had never heard of Banff, Canada. My ignorance had kept me from the knowledge of such an amazing place.… Continue reading