These books and memoirs about losing a loved one helped me to laugh and cry through my grief. I hope they will help you, too. When my partner died of cancer, a fellow widower brought me a book that helped him through his own acute grief. He offered it in the hopes that it might …

This post describes exactly how to visit elephants in Thailand ethically. Because if you are anything like me, when you think about your dream trip to Thailand, you are thinking about splashing in a river while you frolic and bathe a grateful elephant. But please… Don’t. Do That. And please, for the love of all …

Since I’m on a mission to get as many stamps for my National Parks Passport as possible, I was pretty excited to learn that I would get two stamps for hiking the Anza Trail from Tubac to Tumacácori in Arizona: one stamp for Tumacácori National Historical Park and one stamp for the Juan Bautista de …

I never thought I would find myself visiting Snow Canyon State Park in southern Utah, BUT… I met Angi and Cody on a tour of the awe-inspiring hills of the Scottish Highlands. Somewhere between searching for Nessie and visiting the cliffs and glens of Scotland, Angi and Cody invited me to see the sandstone bluffs …

On Day 24 of walking the Camino de Santiago, northern route, we were joined by a friend from the states. It’s always nerve-wracking to add a new pilgrim to your posse, but this pellegrina brought us laughter – and so much more.

Day 25 on the Camino del Norte was an interesting one, mostly because the evening of Day 24 was a fun one (maybe too much fun)!