Destinations
Hidden Gems: Rome’s Square Colosseum

Hidden Gems: Rome’s Square Colosseum

{The Square Colosseum. So creepy. Even a photo of it gives me chills.} Of the 30 million people who visit Rome each year, most go to see the legacies of the Emperors and Popes. And when you’re busy wishing at fountains and craning your neck to gawk at paintings on ceilings, it’s easy to forget... read more
Make your own luck: visit a fortune cookie factory

Make your own luck: visit a fortune cookie factory

{Piping hot fortune cookies straight off the presses.} There’s something magical about stepping off a plane onto foreign soil and feeling like you’re in a different world. Everything looks different, sounds different and even smells different. But the thing is, you don’t actually have to fly to another country to have that experience. In fact,... read more
Places to see before they disappear: The Great Barrier Reef

Places to see before they disappear: The Great Barrier Reef

Between globalization and climate change, many of the world’s cities have changed so much in the past few years they’re almost unrecognizable. Some places are simply evolving into something different, but others are at risk of disappearing altogether. Today’s I’m shining the spotlight on The Great Barrier Reef. The first time I visited a coral... read more
Places to see before they disappear: Venice

Places to see before they disappear: Venice

Between globalization and climate change, many of the world’s cities have changed so much in the past few years that they’re almost unrecognizable. Some places are simply evolving into something different, but others are at risk of disappearing altogether. Today, we’re shining the spotlight (or should that be floodlight?) on Venice. I find people generally... read more