FOUR YEARS FROM NOW

Anniversaries are usually a great time for reflecting on where we’ve been and what we’ve accomplished. An appreciation of the past allows us to savor life’s great moments as we move forward. On October 1, 2009, I moved to Argentina with no clue what I was getting myself into. Since that lonely first week in … Continued

ROAD TRIP: PUERTO RICO

(Scroll down to see Part 2 – where everything turns around for me) The best way to explore Puerto Rico is to just rent a car in San Juan and drive from one side of the island to the other. From surfing in Rincon to the beaches in Vieques, Puerto Rico is so much more … Continued

Happy Hours at the Harbor Beach Marriott

There are so many things to do in Fort Lauderdale and at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, that I just couldn’t decide. On my first day at the resort I set out to experience everything from watersports and water taxi rides to beach bootcamp workouts and bicycle rentals. It was fun and exhausting … Continued

A Day of Luxury at the Turnberry Isle Miami

Have you ever been somewhere so nice that you get intimated just walking in the door? Between the extravagant art collection, top notch golf course and plush digs, that is how I felt coming into the Turnberry Isle Miami. I honestly didn’t think they would let me by the Koi pond at the front entrance … Continued

Capturing Curacao

Six vloggers (video bloggers) set out on a mission. A mission commissioned by Diamond PR, the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort and the Tourism Board of Curacao. The goal was to spend two days capturing the sites and sounds of our host property and the beautiful island of Curacao.  On the third day we were given … Continued

TRAVEL DEEPER – GUATEMALA [VIDEO]

Here’s the result of four months of working and traveling in Guatemala as a Kiva Fellow. The scenery is incredible, the people are inspiring and the memories are forever. I’ll see you again soon Guatemala. Shots from Guatemala: Flores, Solola, Panajachel, Tikal Ruins, Antigua, Rio Dulce, Semuc Champey, San Antonio de Palopo, San Andres, Mazatenango, … Continued

An Explorer’s Dilemma

On February 1st, I moved into a one-bedroom apartment in my hometown of Rochester to work on the launch of two new projects, plan the next adventure, catch up on video footage and see about a girl. This past Sunday marked my 29th birthday, and I found myself in the familiar birthday mindset of being … Continued

A Day in the Life of a Kiva Fellow

This is a peek into my daily routine as a Kiva Fellow in Guatemala. I was working with a new microfinance partner in ADICLA, so most days consisted of visiting borrowers around the region and uploading their profiles to the Kiva.org network. Join the T2T Kiva Lending Team and help fund the people I’ve met. … Continued

My Black Friday Travel Wish List

Travel is a real son of a gun. Once you experience one destination, you’re immediately drawn to ten more. I’m sitting here in Sololá, Guatemala in the midst of my latest travel adventure and I can’t keep my mind from wandering and wondering what’s next. Pinterest is partly to blame, as are my fellow adventurers, … Continued

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