During my sexual post-divorce journey, for the first time in my life, I discovered my own boundaries. I claimed what I wanted and disregarded what I didn't. I gave myself permission to make choices and not be attached to the outcome.
With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.ne...
One of the coolest things about travel is wandering into a place that time seems to have truly forgotten. These days, locations like that are few and far between -- but they still exist. One of the most special to me is Bamiyan, Afghanistan. I went there earlier this year for the Afghan Ski Challenge.
Cruise ships were once a series of dining options pared with sunning spots, a pool or two and cramped galley rooms have now transformed into the ultimate vacation hot spots, bundling anything and everything a traveler could imagine wanting--all within walking distance.
My recent trip to the Northern Territory of Australia was one of the best I've taken - dramatic landscapes, red earth, interesting outposts, luxury trains, and crocodiles - really big crocodiles!
The sleek Ghan train was my conveyance from Alice Springs to Darwin, Australia this past fall. The 24-hour ride was the last stop on the trek up through the Northern Territory.
The assumption that all North Korean citizens are inseparable from their government is understandable considering everything we hear about the country in Western media. But North Koreans are human, just like us, and possess a powerful curiosity.
Thanks to glacial runoff and a long filtration journey through Iceland's volcanic underground, the water pouring into Lake Thingvellir is some of the cleanest in the world. That's very apparent than in the Silfra Rift, the tectonic boundary between the Eurasian and North America plates.
The best teachers, mentors, and organizations don't just pour information into your head; they teach the meta-learning skills that help you learn how to learn. To find them, look for anyone who will teach you how to.
Not all parks experience winter like the wonderland we see in movies, but the ones that do, are well worth the few added layers, just to gaze upon the sensational sparkling snow.
I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...
We are on the crater's edge of a volcano; the highest point. We are in a metal framed tent; rubber soled shoes in the fly. We are on an open plane; the highest object. We forgot a welcome sign.
We're now well into 2014 and there isn't much left on earth that hasn't been poked, prodded and probed by the human race. Aside from the deepest depths of the ocean, there aren't many places left that are total and complete mysteries.
Yes, self love is important, and yes it's a good idea to take some time to rest, but do we need to be so solemn about it all? Hell no! So I have tried to change it up. Here are my top tips for personal development with a giggle.
I thought about the contaminated drinking water, the multiple flights, the steep, scary climbs, fear that I would hold back my much more athletic travel companions, the potential debilitating altitude sickness, and the list goes on.
1. Uluru or Ayers Rock: An impressively large, red sandstone monolith rising from the Central Australian desert. A spiritual and sacred place for the ...