Besides the night markets, beautiful temples, and flavorful Thai food of Chiang Mai, Thailand, don’t miss the opportunity to get up close and personal with the elephants at the Elephant Nature Park.
It was not too long ago that we thought it was acceptable to ride elephants, watch them perform tricks at the circus, steal their ivory for products and carry humans through jungles, often by poking and prodding elephants with sharp metal objects to get them to obey all so we could have a Jungle Book experience. If anyone has watched the documentary For the Love of Elephants on HBO, you will quickly understand that elephants are actually feeling creatures and can be harmed by the mistakes and abuse of humans.
The epic journey from my front door to my hometown takes 35 very long hours: three flights and 23 hours up in the air. This kind of travel itinerary can be downright unpleasant — taking a toll on your body, mind and mood. As a
It’s almost summer and that means that it’s time to hit the beach! Consider changing things up this year. Instead of heading to California or Florida, pack up your passport and venture out of the US to find an international spot where you can relax
I've been diagnosed with an illness. Symptoms include: difficulty concentrating, waking up before noon, and an overall lack of desire to do anything that doesn't involve a hammock, a bathing suit and tropical drink in my hand. I have, what some have determined to be,
Ahh, the open road. Your hand out the window making waves on the fresh air as you sing aloud to the radio. The sunlight through the trees, and their shadows dancing on the road before you, beckoning you to places unknown. It is so good
We’re talking travel today, and we’re headed to the desert. Palm Springs, California, is a gem of town, a place where the beautiful mountains and the blue, clear skies provide the loveliest backdrop for any vacation or weekend getaway. Here are some tips to make