When I read that a hotel has a “gym” or a “library” I tend to insert those quotation marks around the words in my mind. I know that what a hotel considers a gym is usually a dirty old yoga mat and a half broken treadmill. A hotel library is a more likely collection of 3 discarded copies of Eat,… Continue reading
The main reason I decided to go on a cruise with Fathom Travel is because they promised an opportunity to volunteer in the Dominican Republic. I had always wanted to visit the Dominican Republic but I refused to do so by sitting by a pool at a resort. I even cancelled a press trip to the DR because the company… Continue reading
I never thought of myself as a cruise person, but Fathom Cruises claimed to focus on “Impact Travel” and that intrigued me. This company has a smaller boat, holding only 700 passengers, as opposed to the couple of thousand many other cruise boats hold. They also stay at cruise ports longer so that the passengers can actually interact with locals… Continue reading
I’ve written about why I don’t take time off from my workout routine while traveling and I’ve also posted some of my tips for fitness on the road, but recently I’ve gotten a lot of requests for the fitness apps I like to use. So, here are some of my go-to fitness apps, along with some workout suggestions.
In Colombia, you might see statues and images of a man with a heart-shaped hole in his chest. It’s creepy and beautiful, especially when you know the story behind the man the statues represent, José Asunción Silva.
José Asunción Silva was a Colombian poet, which is… Continue reading
When I first heard about Snapchat, I figured it was just a stupid app for tweens, something along the lines of kik but with more sexting. I ignored it and had no intention of using it until my friend, Ellen, convinced me to give it a shot. Ellen doesn’t have a Twitter or an Instagram, so it was pretty strange… Continue reading