Category Archives: Destinations

Three Adventure Travel Musts on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico Holds a Special Place in My Heart My first international trip as a young child was to Mexico. That trip is the reason that I have a case of severe wanderlust. It was also the experience that forced me to learn Spanish, live in Spain for two years, and eventually become bilingual. For this,…
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Three Must-Sees In NYC

[caption id="attachment_8209" align="aligncenter" width="604"] New York Skyline as seen from Ellis Island, Manhattan, New York[/caption] One of my first family trips with my mother was to New York City. I remember it fondly with a Broadway Show, Cats, visits to all the major art museums, and of course a lot of great food. Although I…
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Reinforcing the Look Up Mantra through SCUBA

How can I combine two of my favorite topics, adventure and the Look Up Mantra, into one story? That's easy through scuba diving. Over the last two years, I have been fortunate to speak to thousands of guests onboard Carnival Cruises going to Cuba. As the CEO (Cuba Experience Officer) onboard, my topic of expertise is…
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Taking a Trip to Motor City

Many people ask, "What are some American cities that are still on your bucket list?" Although I have lived in Midwest, East Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii, there are several that still remain: Portland, Santa Fe, Knoxville, Savannah, and Detroit. Since I have only flown in and out of Motor City on connecting flights, I thought…
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Patagonia – Explore Chile’s Unbound Nature

If you’ve ever wanted to know what the end of the world looks like, you’ll find it in Patagonia. Located at the Southern tier of the Andes Mountains near the tip of Chile, Patagonia is where the Southern Hemisphere, Pacific Ocean, and the Straight of Magellan combine their powers to concoct unbelievable landscapes. In one…
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Three Best Adventure Travel Stops in Grand Cayman

Life's a beach on Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman! When one thinks of Grand Cayman, several things come to mind: crystalline water, warm temperatures all-year-round, white sandy beaches, fresh seafood, rum cake and cocktails, and perhaps pirates, financial services, and duty-free shopping. As I’m an intrepid traveler looking for soft and adrenaline filled adventures with…
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An Adventure to Auckland New Zealand

Skyline of the City of Sails Imagine a multi-cultural, urban environment with a sunny climate that combines the best of nature: incredible hiking trails, pristine beaches, enchanting islands, and top-notch vineyards, all within a half-hour of the city center.  This one-of-a-kind city is Auckland. Rich in Polynesian culture and a reputation for incredible food and…
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