12 Reasons to Discover the Islands of Tahiti

THE NAME “TAHITI” likely evokes images of palm trees, white-sand beaches, and turquoise lagoons — which is totally accurate. But the postcard version of a place is never anywhere near the whole story. Here are 12 things you might not know about these legendary South Pacific islands and atolls.

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Looking for Lions in Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

With dozens upon dozens of lions, as well as gorgeous scenery, and all the rest of the big five gang, Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s most under-rated game parks. … More Looking for Lions in Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

A Pup’s Perspective: Sniffing Out The Viceroy Snowmass

This post comes courtesy of @JetSetPup, aka Bobbi, my Bahamian potcake rescue turned medical assist dog. She runs her own Instagram account, where she posts pictures of her travels: so far she’s been to three countries, flown private once, as cargo once and commercial more than half a dozen times, criss-crossing North America from Vancouver … More A Pup’s Perspective: Sniffing Out The Viceroy Snowmass

16 Reasons Why I Really Love The Islands of Tahiti

One of my absolute favorite travel destinations are the Islands of Tahiti in French Polynesia. Just an easy overnight flight from Los Angeles with very little time difference (no jet lag like you get when you cross the international date line and go to Fiji), these islands make for a great alternative to a Hawaii … More 16 Reasons Why I Really Love The Islands of Tahiti

A Bracelet & A Note: The One Where I’m Asked Out By a Maasai Warrior (Sorta)

  On many Maasai Mara safaris in Kenya, visiting a traditional Maasai village is a highlighted experience – in fact, I think they funnel all the tourists to the same village. Even so, there is nothing “touristy” about the experience. Going there was one of the most memory-searing travel experiences I’ve had on this planet, … More A Bracelet & A Note: The One Where I’m Asked Out By a Maasai Warrior (Sorta)