8 Great Places to Experience in and around Lhasa, Tibet
Asia / Explore

8 Great Places to Experience in and around Lhasa, Tibet

To me, Tibet is the most mysterious, unforgettable destination in the world. The majesty of the Himalayas, the unique cultural treasures, and the beautiful and warm Tibetan people combine to create an achingly overwhelming experience. When you add the sudden lack of oxygen and resulting lack of sleep, the result is dreamlike and surreal. I … Continue reading

Bucket List Inspiration: Diving with Mantas in the Maldives
Asia / Explore / Maldives

Bucket List Inspiration: Diving with Mantas in the Maldives

I’m not an overly experienced diver, but I have been lucky enough to complete more than 30 dives in some of the most beautiful locations in the world. I earned my SSI Open Water Diver certification in Thailand, and I received my PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea in Egypt, which are both … Continue reading

Travel Inspiration: Trekking in the Northern Highlands of Vietnam (Sa Pa, Vietnam)
Explore / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Travel Inspiration: Trekking in the Northern Highlands of Vietnam (Sa Pa, Vietnam)

Only 36 km from the China-Vietnam border, and a overnight train ride from Hanoi, lies the quiet mountain town of Sa Pa, which straddles the misty, rice-terraced highlands of Vietnam. Sa Pa is home to migrant lowlanders and a great diversity of ethnic minority peoples, primarily Hmong and Dao. The villagers from areas surrounding Sa … Continue reading