This walking tour of Prague is a free and self-guided tour. When I walked this route, it was just two months after my partner died of cancer, and I was walking in his footsteps. It turned out to be a beautiful and wishful walk through loss. When I first decided to travel to all of …

When my bus arrived in the “city center” of Chiang Dao, a small community on the side of Doi Chiang Dao Mountain in a sleepy part of northern Thailand, I thought I had missed my stop. The word tiny is too large for that town. But there was a driver waiting with a songthaew, and …

During my recent trip to Chiang Dao, “City of Stars,” I climbed 500 stairs every morning to reach a mountaintop Temple in a remote reach of Northern Thailand. As I loped up the wide, meandering stairs lined with motivational messages on either side, I recalled a set of stairs in another remote part of the …

This self-guided walking tour of Budapest was designed by my partner. I walked in his footsteps just months after he died. It’s a beautiful tour and I highly recommend walking in his footsteps as I did. When Jeff was 39, he took a trip with his family to Europe. It would turn out to be …

This canal walk in London is simple and fun, and it takes you through some of London’s major tourist attractions – all while avoiding the crowds and staying outdoors! Join my gal pal Mel and me on a walkabout through Baker Street and the fictional home of Sherlock Holmes, through Little Venice and along the …

When my best friend says she needs a weekend away, I immediately pack my bags. It’s not often that Marlena can get enough time away from work to do laundry let alone travel, so it was understandable that – on this rare getaway weekend – she just wanted to do nothing. That meant no planning …