Category Archives: Destination Spotlight

Photo essay of a particular place.

  Whenever Día de los Muertos rolls around, the Mexican Day of the Dead celebrated from October 31-Nov 2nd, I think about the Yucatan, my favorite part of Mexico. Hoctun, about 15 minutes from Izamal, is likely the most colorful cemetery in the Yucatan. It’s worth the short drive to walk through a cemetery this time […]

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I traveled to Juneau specifically for this trip. The opportunity to spend extended time trekking across an icy glacier with dramatic crevasses and ice caves has intrigued me for many years–ever since Dave and I spent an afternoon hiking icy Fox Glacier in New Zealand. There are many tour companies that offer overnight glacier trips, […]

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Exhausted after a string of strenuous hikes? Or frazzled from a jam-packed itinerary trying to squeeze in as many sights and tours before your cruise departs the capital city? Despite its small size, Juneau, Alaska has remarkably much to offer. After spending 10 very active days in Juneau, there were still plenty of trails, tours and activities that […]

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