Last week, Italian PM Mario Draghi announced the doors to Italy would fling open this summer to tourists, not only coming from the EU and U.K., but also the U.S. and Canada. How that welcome mat would roll out in reality was anyone’s guess. Until this past weekend, that is… The big announcement came, unexpectedly, … More Visiting Italy this Summer? Here’s 5 Tips for Navigating Your ‘Covid-Free’ Flight
Every day, I attempt to share how it feels to live a nomadic, travel-centric life. Most days, that involves stories and images of beautiful destinations and interesting people we meet along the way. But epic sunsets can never be the full story. This life, like any other, involves profound loss. Because I believe in sharing … More Love & Loss: Revisiting a Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip with My Grandmother
In my latest published article for Intrepid Travel, I recount the cleansing joy of visiting public baths, known as hammams, in Morocco. The process can be daunting and confusing for newbies, especially if you don’t speak Arabic or French. I hope sharing our experience stokes your curiosity and sense of adventure, plus eases any appreciations you may … More When in Morocco, Here’s How & Why to Visit a Hammam
Travel is a privilege we aim never to take for granted. Matt and I are grateful for the opportunity to visit #Cuba recently. As I write in this article, it’s been five months and we’re still processing the sights, sounds, and conversations. I’m also grateful for the opportunity to share travel experiences through writing. Everywhere … More What Are the Top Have-To’s and Must-See’s in Havana, Cuba? Here’s Our List.
Sometimes small words conjure oversize magic. When our friend Massimo asked if we would like to help with olive harvest on Hvar island’s #UNESCO-recognized Stari Grad Plain, we said, “Uhm, yes,” and soon found ourselves in a field belonging to the Stancic family. Huddled with sons, cousins, neighbors, friends – and us newbies – the … More What’s It Like to Harvest Olives on a Croatian Island?