Filario Hotel, Lezzeno, Italy

Filario Hotel, Lezzeno, Italy

The Well-Traveled Fella has a list of set criteria when choosing a hotel. I like a clean and modern design throughout, at least a 4.5 Google star rating,…

Castelli di Bellinzona, Switzerland

Castelli di Bellinzona, Switzerland

Bellinzona is the capital of Ticino, the only Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland. Located in a valley at the foot of the Alps, the city straddles the Fiume Ticino,…

Greenway del Lago di Como, Italy

Greenway del Lago di Como, Italy

The Greenway del Lago di Como is a pleasant seven mile trail that stretches along Lake Como’s central western shore. Starting in Colonno, the Greenway passes through the…

Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como, Italy

Villa del Balbianello, Lenno, Italy

Perched on the wooded promontory of Il Dosso d’Avedo, the 18th century Villa del Balbianello commands panoramic views of Lago di Como, making it one of the most…

Penguin rookery, Isla Martillo, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Tierra del Fuego was very different from how I initially pictured it. Knowing this is the bottom of the Western Hemisphere and only 600 miles from Antarctica, I…

Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

“Otherworldly” is how I describe our experience hiking Patagonia’s Perito Moreno Glacier. At 19 miles long and three miles wide, Perito Moreno is the third largest reserve of…

Ein Gedi Reserve, Israel

Ein Gedi Reserve, Israel

This wasn’t any ordinary hike. We were 1,300 feet below sea level in a canyon oasis carved out by the Nahal David, a seven-mile trickle of a stream…

Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon

On a recent trip to Oregon, I had planned for us to visit Cannon Beach to see Haystack Rock. As one of Oregon’s most recognizable landmarks, it gained…

Horseback Riding in the Golan Heights of Israel

Ramot Ranch, Golan Heights, Israel

Horseback riding in the Golan Heights was one of the most terrifying and exhilarating experiences of my life to date. Can you believe I’d never been on a…

Temple Mount, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel

Old City, Jerusalem, Israel

I recently returned from a two week mission adventure to Israel, and it was an experience like no other. Naturally, I’ve been asked by friends and family what…