The minute we decided to disengage ourselves from most of our house and possessions so we could spend our retirement traveling internationally, the grinding elimination process began, and we were faced with deciding whose possessions were worthy of how much space!
I have been lucky enough to travel around the world to pursue a passion of mine, giving back to people in need, but my trip to Oklahoma proves that you don't need to go far to make an impact. Do what you can to make a difference -- you don't need to go far to do something that matters.
It was a privilege to speak to the head of the world's second-largest such extended family: His Grace the Duke of Argyll. Our conversation reminded me that while there are many branches of mankind's family tree, we are all rooted in our shared human condition.
Instead of a tourist with a guide book and suitcase of wash and wear, I would have to be more like Sir Richard Burton, packing to explore Africa in search of the source of the Nile. Richard Burton didn't pack as much as I did.
This wasn't why I was writing. Not for the numbers, not for the SEO links that are not in any of my 800 posts, not to buy friends on social media. When I started blogging in January 2010, my soul purpose was to have a voice.
It's not hard to compile a list of must-visit sights and attractions before you travel. But if you only focus on high profile places, you'll miss out. Here are our recommendations for traveling more spontaneously and uncovering the adventure in each place you visit.
Would you prefer to watch zebras trot past your window, or drink a margarita out of a private infinity-edge pool? Traveling by plane, boat and mule (seriously), we discovered 10 amazing spaces perfect for kicking off your happily ever after.
Joshi rented a car from Budget in Oahu last summer. While he was driving, a vehicle rear-ended his rental. What does all of this mean to you? Well, if you're ever in an accident with a rental car, here's what you have to do.
Everyone who travels eventually succumbs to that cheesy tourist moment -- we've certainly had our share. But why should we have all the fun? To share the wealth, we've collected a gold mine of the craziest, funniest and just plain weird travel photos in the world!
To determine which city has the biggest nose in the air, we factored in some traditional staples of snobbery: a reputation for aloof and smarty-pants residents, along with high-end shopping and highbrow cultural offerings like classical music and theater.
Any traveler with an interest in nature should move the Galapagos Islands to the top of his or her bucket list. From the giant tortoise to the Galapagos penguin, the endemic wildlife is abundant and fascinating.