Adventure Abroad

Dream A Little Dream of Milford Sound

Dream A Little Dream of Milford Sound

It’s a chilly morning where my breath guides me before the dawn of the day.  In the distance I can see luminous mountains with the twinkling lights of ski slopes, and the darkness clings to the sky while the light slowly fights it off. I’m not one for mornings, but the excitement and cold had(…)

10 Unexpected Moments in Istanbul

10 Unexpected Moments in Istanbul

Istanbul is a city caught between worlds, split between two continents; a city where young girls in jeans walk hand-in-hand with girls in burkas. It’s a culture full of color and textile. Thousands of years of architecture line each street. The city is pulsing, never silent, yet the Bosphorus is calm and inviting. Spices and(…)

Four Days in Fairy Land, the Swabia Region in Germany

Four Days in Fairy Land, the Swabia Region in Germany

The Swabian region in Germany is home to the northern Black Forest, where the Grimm Brothers’ dark but fantastical stories find a perfect setting, and one can easily imagine giants and magical creatures roaming throughout. The landscape is dotted with quiet little villages that seem caught in time. Streets are not paved in asphalt but(…)