Adventure is somehow best when it’s unexpected. In Hidalgo State, central-eastern Mexico, we find ourselves in one of the oldest protected forests in Mexico, El Chico National Park. This is precisely the type of place we spend our adventures looking for, hunting through locals’ recommendations...

I’m a foodie. I won’t lie about it. Food is right up there with traveling, dancing and sleeping under the stars. So when combined with traveling, it’s always going to get serious. The best food I’ve ever eaten while traveling was in Greece and the...

I’ll always pick country over city, nature over civilization, and plants and animals over people. It’s not that I’m not a people person. I am. I love a good party and have some fantastic friends. But I think in a lot of ways humans missed...

Two things really stood out to me when I traveled in Athens: the tools of torture and the men. Being a museum buff, I spent a good part of my time in Athens studying the history of the Greek empire. The gruesome nature of the...

Mainland Greece and all of the Cycladian Islands are simply stunning. With crystalline turquoise waters lapping a variety of terrain, from the red pebbled shores of Akroiteri to the sheer cliffs of Sounoin, this is not an area of the world lacking in natural beauty....

It’s part of the gritty, harsh truth: that no experience can be prepared for, especially speaking about immersion in a foreign world of unknown traditions, foods, languages and perspectives about life. For me, this is the impetus to go. The discomfort, the confusion, and ultimately...