Expedition Australia

Dreams of travel consist of far-off locations and exotic animals, for most. The animals don’t get stranger and the location doesn’t get much further than the island of Australia. I know, it’s a continent… Continue reading

Sydney, Australia

  Sydney is the gateway to Australia for the many travelers who make their way down under. It’s the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. It’s a sprawling city that spans west… Continue reading

Blue Mountains of Australia

The Blue Mountains of Australia is one of the top national parks in the country. It’s easily accessible to most tourist traveling to Australia as it’s less than two hours away from the… Continue reading

Australia’s Northern Territory

Travel to Australia’s Northern Territory and you’ll see the true Australia. Visit and you’ll feel the heat and see the true grit of this arid and harsh land. Expedition Australia wouldn’t be complete without… Continue reading

Atherton Tablelands, an Australian Adventure

    When people travel to Cairns, Australia, it’s usually for one thing, the Great Barrier Reef. And, some will include a trip up to Daintree National Park, the world’s oldest rainforest. They’re great reasons… Continue reading

Great Barrier Reef and Fitzroy Island

Travel can be a long and arduous road. And, travel to the world’s largest island is no exception. I’ve recently returned from my Australia Expedition and it was longer than it should be. With no… Continue reading

Childhood Wish

  Children’s wishes are filled with many wants, things they live without. The newest toy or a loving puppy are at the top of the list of most children. But, when you grow… Continue reading

Sequoia National Park

  Would you like to travel two thousand years into the past, to an enchanted forest? You don’t have a time machine? Don’t worry, you just need to make your way to Sequoia… Continue reading

Freedom

    Freedom is being able to live carefree. To be able to go through the day without fear. In today’s society, wherever you live, it’s a feeling that escapes us all. So, we… Continue reading

Travel and the “Golden Hour”

  Travel has many perks and one such gift is being able to witness “the golden hour” from around the world. The time just after sunrise and right before sunset is a magical… Continue reading

Tahiti’s West Coast Paradise

      People travel to Tahiti every year, looking for a slice of paradise. You don’t have to go far on this small island. Majority of the larger accommodations are on the… Continue reading

Tahiti, Garden of Eden

Tahiti has been a popular travel destination for decades. The coastline has been the image of paradise since the first palm tree grew on its beach. We all know of its cover photo quality… Continue reading

Tahiti Mana

  Traveling to French Polynesia use to take months during the age of exploration and, now, just hours to fly to these islands of paradise. The western explorers sailed in their large sailing… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Curtains of the World

  We create barriers for ourselves that act like a curtain to the world. Some hate hiking, even though they’ve never tried it. Some can’t sit still long enough to travel to other… Continue reading

Panama City, Panama

  When one plans to travel to Panama, the Panama Canal will always be on the itinerary, so a stay in Panama City is required. The city is located at the Pacific entrance… Continue reading

Yandup Lodge

  If you are seeking a getaway travel destination that allows you to unplug from society and temporarily hide from the world, you may get lucky and find Yandup Lodge in the Playon… Continue reading

San Blas Islands

  Take the path less taken and you’ll eventually travel to a place like Playon Chico of the San Blas Islands (Guna Yala) where time has tentatively stopped. The territory has remained mainly… Continue reading

Great Blue Adventure

Travel around the world and you’re bound to fly over or sail over one body of water or another.  Approximately 70% of the planet is made up of water and if you haven’t… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Prayer

    Prayer is the most important conversation you can have. Don’t see it as just a religious practice but a way to build a rapport with god. A vital act to one’s well-being. A way to transcend… Continue reading

Inspiration

    Moments like this are my inspiration to travel. My reason to value experiences over material things. I’ll never have many things  in my life but the memories will be immense.     I… Continue reading

Photographic Travel Review of 2017

2017 was the travel year of the open itinerary. I had planned on a trip to Thailand and Bali, split between March and April, but the rest of the year was approached with an open mind.… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Man’s Best Friend

  “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”  –  Roger Caras There’s nothing more therapeutic than an adoring dog with its unmatching love and unwavering devotion.     photo: … Continue reading

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