I love articles about dreamy destinations and surprising places around the world, yet exploring how and why we travel is the kind of discussion I most enjoy, both as a writer and reader. … More Together, We Can Spark a New Era of Transformative Travel. Here’s How.
This week we’re celebrating the unparalleled beauty and complexity of #Venice and discussing impacts that we, as travelers, have on the places we visit. A striking art installation for this year’s Venice Biennale beautifully illustrates the power harnessed within the decisions we make. Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn developed “Support” as a statement about dual natures: … More In Venice, Powerful Art Installation Symbolizes The Role We Play
That Venice tops nearly every traveler’s bucket-list is no wonder. For centuries, travelers returning from the island city have shared stories and imagery of romance and intrigue, encouraging others to follow in their steps. Gliding along the Grand Canal feels like entering a fantasy. Waterfront palaces exude equal parts grandeur and decay. A labyrinth of … More How Big is the Crush on Venice? Read on.
Diarrhea may have saved our lives At first glance, the beaches of Ton Sai in Krabi lived up to the fantasy. Arriving via boat (at the time, there were no roads that reached these remote, yet touristy beaches), we were greeted by gorgeous white sand, warm clear waters, and swaying palms. We meet Jason and … More 10 Years Later: Reflecting on the Tsunami and its Life-Altering Affects – Part II