Short and Easy hikes in US National Parks

From seeing glaciers to geysers to swimming in turquoise water and seeing wildlife there is plenty of easy adventures to be had in our Nation’s 61 National Parks.  While we haven’t been to many of them, I asked some of my travel-loving friends what their family-friendly adventures (short, easy hikes) were Read More …

Hiking in the Upper Engadin, Listening to cow bells, trying Walnut tarts : Our favorite Summer things to do in St Moritz

St. Moritz, the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism is a holiday resort town in Switzerland and seems like a well kept secret.  It has hosted the Winter Olympics twice and guests from all over the world appreciate the modern Alpine lifestyle and winter sporting opportunities the area provides but you Read More …

An East African Safari : Photos from the Masai Mara Great Migration

The Great Migration is the largest mass movement of land mammals on Earth, when more than a million wildebeest, along with thousands of zebra, topi and gazelle, stalked by predators like big cats, vultures and hyenas circle through the Serengeti plains in Tanzania and Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya. Following Read More …

Short and Easy Hikes in Maroon Bells, Colorado

With its snow striped mountaintops surrounded by golden aspens, Maroon Bells is perhaps the most photographed mountains in the Rockies.  Visiting the Maroon Bells had been on my wishlist for a while and on a recent college reunion trip, I convinced my friends to make the 2 plus hour drive Read More …

10 Easy Adventures in Iceland : Glacier Hikes, Iceberg closeups, Walking between Continental plates

Iceland fittingly called the land of Fire and Ice has some of the most remarkable landscapes on the planet. No wonder it keeps climbing up the charts for the best Adventure and Luxury vacation. The landscape changes every 30 minutes when you are driving around the island on the well-paved Ring Road and Read More …