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New friends and Journeymakers in Bali

New friends and Journeymakers in Bali

There are all kinds of journeymakers who transform a ho-hum trip into a magical memory. This year American Express is celebrating

Kindness on the Road Leads to a Cowboy Rodeo

Kindness on the Road Leads to a Cowboy Rodeo

After a week of biking across Kansas, my daughter and I were desperate for a friendly face and something more

Mellow Mendocino – A favorite San Francisco getaway

Mellow Mendocino – A favorite San Francisco getaway

There are many reasons San Franciscans drive north along the rugged, dramatic coast to Mendocino. Some of us seek distance

Royal India: Stay in Historical Palaces in Rajasthan

Royal India: Stay in Historical Palaces in Rajasthan

Love it or hate it, India ignites the imagination and unsettles the soul. After 8 fabulous trips to India, you can

Solo woman traveler. Tales and tips.

Solo woman traveler. Tales and tips.

No one expected me to be a solo woman traveler. I had never eaten a meal alone in a restaurant

Romantic Wine Country Getaway in Sonoma Valley

Romantic Wine Country Getaway in Sonoma Valley

From the moment I pulled into the discrete entrance to the Kenwood Inn and Spa, I felt like I’d returned

Travel Rip-offs and How to Avoid Them

Travel Rip-offs and How to Avoid Them

Let me share my travel tips of how to avoid theft, frauds and over-paying while traveling.   1.) Avoid baggage

Five tips for traveling where you don’t speak the language

Five tips for traveling where you don’t speak the language

Living in a rural village in Nepal taught me a thing or two about surviving in a country where you

Step into history in Hanoi, Vietnam at the Metropole Hotel

Step into history in Hanoi, Vietnam at the Metropole Hotel

Hanoi is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful colonial Indochinese cities. It was a bucket list item for my adult

Ten things you need to know before you go to Vietnam

Ten things you need to know before you go to Vietnam

Marybeth Bond, Gutsy Traveler I just returned from Vietnam, an outrageously exciting country to travel to. A little preparation before