Botswana is a magical land of lush plains, staggeringly beautiful sunsets and wildlife that will blow your mind. Over 12 days I explored four camps, in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with their own personality: Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo.
When you grasp the beauty of this semi-arid plateau -- filled with strange geological formations, salt flats, pumice fields, sand dunes and an absurd array of colors --you won't quite believe it's the same country, let alone the same planet.
There's a glimmer of hope for air travelers this Memorial Day weekend. Domestic and international fares are slightly down. So where are people traveling? U.S. vacationers tend to be creatures of habit when it comes to Memorial Day destinations. Here's the full Top 10 List.
With The Great Gatsby. hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even Lucerne, Switzerland.
My husband Paul and I just came back from our second trip to Colombia. We know what you are thinking: danger, danger, drugs, dissolution, despair. Here's what I am thinking: fabulous, friendly, fun, fave country.
Is this bipartisan support to mitigate one of the noxious effects of sequestration? Or is it papering over the high-visibility stuff that affects the affluent while lots of other budget bleeding goes on beneath the radar?
The most rewarding aspect of my trip was the feeling of gratitude: Gratitude for my in-laws, that I was able to experience such a beautiful and diverse country in a new way, for the moments that teach you not to take anything for granted, and for my "home" away from home.
In less than seven days, I leave for Europe for a week. By myself. All alone. Yup, you read that right. Seven full days of glorious Me Time. You'd think I'd be basking in glorious anticipation but, instead, I'm a hot mess of raging emotions, all boiling over in my head at once.