Reports — Real trips by real people
The Blue Train: a once in a lifetime journey
A report detailing my ride on the luxurious 32 hour Blue Train from Cape Town to Johannesburg. It is definitely a window into the soul of South Africa.
A Perfect Day in Copenhagen
A day-long itinerary in the Copenhagen area that explores the best of Danish Design.
A Perfect Morning (Portland, OR)
Explores a perfect morning in Portland that showcases food and parks.
Research — Travel questions answered
So you want to go to Machu Picchu?
My words of advice to anyone planning a trip to the beautiful bucket list destination of Machu Picchu!
By Air, Land and Sea – The Bucket List
“Bucket list” is a common term, thrown around often in every day speech, however, according to Webster’s dictionary definition its first known use dates back only to 2006! While I have been dreaming about exploring all I can in the
Oahu Snorkeling: Where should I go?
Snorkeling is one of the most accessible ways for people to experience ocean life, up close. It is a suitable activity for everyone in your party, whether they are 5 or 105! There are also ways to make the sport safe for all levels of swimming skill.
Reviews — Full length detailed reviews
Ritz Carlton (Laguna – Niguel, CA)
Review of Thanksgiving stay at the Ritz Carlton in Orange County, California. All in all a luxurious, relaxing way to spend a few days with the in-laws.
Waldorf Astoria (New York, New York)
A review of my recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC’s midtown. Overall an underwhelming experience, other than the location, there isn’t much else value that I saw from this stay.
Pafuri Camp, Return Africa (South African Safari Camp)
Review of my Safari experience at Return Africa in the Pafuri Concession within Kruger National Park in South Africa.