Australia’s amazing underwater museum: the Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s amazing underwater museum: the Great Barrier Reef

It’s on many bucket lists. Diving the Great Barrier Reef. It is after all, the largest living thing on Earth, even visible from outer space. The reef is made up of over 2900 individual reefs, 600 continental islands and 300 coral cays. It was the 

Your Puerto Vallarta Mexico Getaway Guide: Romance and Adventure

Your Puerto Vallarta Mexico Getaway Guide: Romance and Adventure

Being an East Coast girl, I had spent my fair share of time in the resorts of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. There’s nothing quite like the crystal clear blue water of Cancun and Cozumel and the festive party lifestyle. But I was ready to explore a 

Sending Your Kid to Travel Abroad: What You Need to Know

Sending Your Kid to Travel Abroad: What You Need to Know

Last year, I sent my 21-year-old son off to backpack to travel abroad through Thailand and India for seven weeks. Alone. I’m the consummate trip planner; he is not. Today’s Millennials are adventurers with a strong sense of wanderlust who want to see the world. As 

Should you encourage your kid to study abroad: 5 questions to ask

Should you encourage your kid to study abroad: 5 questions to ask

I’ll never forget the day I put my 21-year-old son a plane to send him halfway around the world to study abroad in Australia. I’m not sure if I was more excited or if he was. I’m a firm believer that kids, and parents, should 

Letting my son walk through Asia. Alone.

Letting my son walk through Asia. Alone.

My son had talked for months about his desire to go to India. But he’s a dreamer so I didn’t pay much attention. Until the day he announced that he was actually going. With no agenda. No reservations. No contacts. Just he and his backpack.