Day Trips From Barcelona: Power and Peace in Montserrat

Montserrat Barcelona, Spain

When in Barcelona you MUST take a day trip to Montserrat! She grabbed my arm, a signal to stop. In a low, excited whisper she said “Look, there!” and pointed. A deer…no a goat, or some strange, straight-horned mix of the two stood perfectly still, just a few feet away, staring at us apprehensively. Moments… Read More

It’s a Match! Our Online Date Led to a Round-the-World Adventure

“How long have you two been together?” We’ve been asked that question hundreds of times in the last four years. You see, everyone we meet assumes we are a couple. When we tell them we’re not “together” most people are surprised, and a bit confused. How did two people of the opposite sex, who aren’t in a relationship,… Read More

Best (Free) Apps for Female Travelers

best travel apps for female travelers

There are a few free apps I think every female traveler should probably have. A few days ago my phone stopped working properly. It was nearly four years old, so I guess it was bound to happen. It was something of a test. How long could I last without all my cherished social media, lifestyle, and travel… Read More

Essential Travel Items for Women

Travel Essentials for Women

What items should ALL women travel with? When I left NYC in 2014 to travel for a year I was a packing rookie. It was the first time I had to pack for a trip that was longer than two weeks, and I felt a bit over-whelmed. I did some research online, and my travel buddy Michael gave me a… Read More

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

There are moments in life that I feel like my mind is open and I understand with absolute clarity that I am connected to the universe and everything in it. I am a tiny part of it, made up of even tinier pieces, likely from thousands of light years away. Each and every one of us,… Read More

A Vegan Diamond in the Rough – Namaste Cafe in Guatape

One of the ironic pleasures of being a vegan traveler is that you often don’t expect to run into amazing cafes or restaurants that cater to your needs when you are away from major metro centers. However, there are times when a diamond presents itself in the “rough” and you find yourself hip deep in… Read More