The San Juan Islands and My Purple Starfish

The San Juan Islands and My Purple Starfish

As I sit at my desk today I happened to glance at a photo I have of a purple starfish on my desk, I instantly had a flashback of my best memory from my recent adventure to the  San Juan Islands with Austin-Lehman...
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Climbing Volcano La Soufrière

Climbing Volcano La Soufrière

On the Island of Saint Vincent one of the biggest natural attractions is a volcano named “La Soufrière” (=the Sulfurer), of 1234 meters of altitude. I climbed this volcano, and here is my experience about it: From Kingstown it takes...
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The World’s Best Diving Sites

The World’s Best Diving Sites

If you’ve ever wondered what life is like under the sea, then these are the places to explore. We share with you some of the world’s best diving sites:    Barracuda Point, Sipadan Island Sipadan is the only oceanic island in...
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How to Find Your Perfect Adventure

How to Find Your Perfect Adventure

Are you looking for that next exciting adventure in your life? If so, following are a few things to help you find it. With so many incredible options available it’s good to take a systematic approach that will save you...
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Pond Skimming in Whiteface, Lake Placid

Pond Skimming in Whiteface, Lake Placid

While the ice in Whiteface may be melting, the skis are staying on. Each year, Whiteface ski area celebrates the beginning of spring with a sloshy tradition known as Pond Skimming. Armed with their trusty snow skis, contestants take turns...
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Tequila, Mexico, Picturesque and Historical Town

Tequila, Mexico, Picturesque and Historical Town

I wanted to visit Mexico but was unsure of which region to visit. After a careful research on the web, I decided on Guadalajara. Several well-known Mexican traditions originated here: the sombrero, the Mexican hat dance, mariachi music, and tequila....
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Get Your Kicks at Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo in Austin, Texas

Get Your Kicks at Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo in Austin, Texas

Visit the Travis County Exposition Center during March 12-27 to get your kicks at the Texas Star Fair and Rodeo. Austin goes cowboy as PCRA competitors hit the arena and area-students exhibit prize livestock. Varied competitive events are sure to...
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Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

  My visit to Costa Rica included a long trek to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. It may not be as frequented as the other rain forests due to its lengthy commute from San Jose, the capital. You can join a...
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Hovering 200 Feet in the Chicago Air

Hovering 200 Feet in the Chicago Air

I was born in Chicago. When I was three years old my father (Chicago born and raised) slipped on the ice, broke his leg and immediately decided that we were moving to California. All my extended family is still back...
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Getting A Local Perspective in Costa Rica

Getting A Local Perspective in Costa Rica

Becoming part of the local vibe can be a bit challenging, but keep your eyes and ears open and you’ll be on your way to great discoveries. Make Conversation – it’s okay if you aren’t fluent in the local language....
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