“I see the Light” at the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival

Early spring is a special time around the world. The flowers start to bloom; the trees regain their leaves; and most of all, the cold winter weather has said goodbye. Spring brings about the first month of the Chinese lunisolar calendar and the Chinese New Years Celebrations. The New Years Celebrations end with the Spring Lantern Festivals. One of the largest festivals is the Taiwan Lantern Festival. Continue Reading . . .

A Guide to Etsy for Valentine’s Day Gifts For the Traveler in Your Life

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. As a traveler, I love collecting handmade items on my travels. That love spills over into my home life and products I travel with.  In general, I am a hard person to shop for.  I don’t generally need anything but what traveler doesn’t love a great gift for Valentine’s Day. Not going to lie, a plane ticket would be the ultimate gift. But alas that rarely happens, here are some unique Etsy Valentine’s Day gifts for the traveler in your life. Continue Reading . . .

18 African Outdoor Adventures for Travelers in 2018

2017 is almost over. It is time to begin planning your 2018 outdoor adventures. I asked my fellow travel bloggers to share their recommendations for a 2018 outdoor adventure. I had a tremendous response and had to break up the responses by region. Keep a look out of my other 2018 region adventure lists. Here are 18 travel bloggers recommendations for African Outdoor Adventures in 2018. Continue Reading . . .

18 South and Central American Adventures for Travelers in 2018

2017 is almost over. It is time to begin planning your 2018 outdoor adventures. I asked my fellow travel bloggers to share their recommendations for a 2018 outdoor adventure. I had a tremendous response and had to break up the responses by region. Keep a look out of my other 2018 region adventure lists. Here are 18 travel bloggers recommendations for South and Central American Outdoor Adventures in 2018. Continue Reading . . .

Viewing the Northern Lights with a Swedish Lapland Northern Lights Tour

Northern Lights, Aurora Polaris, Aurora Borealis, The Lights.  The Northern Lights go by many names but every Arctic travelers cross their fingers and pray that they will see this spectacular phenomenon dance across the sky. Seeing the lights comes down to location and luck. Mostly luck. I have been incredibly lucky to see the northern lights several times in Iceland, South Dakota, Alaska, over the Atlantic Ocean, and now in Sweden.  A Swedish Lapland Northern Lights tours is one of the best ways to see the lights. I got to see the Northern Lights in Sweden while on Scandinavian Photoadventures’s Northern Light Phototour. Continue Reading . . .