Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como, Italy

Villa del Balbianello, Lenno, Italy

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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…

Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Guggenheim Bilbao should be on every world traveler’s bucket list. An icon of 20th-century architecture, this groundbreaking Frank Gehry-designed masterpiece was a game-changer for architects and aesthetes alike,…

San Sebastián’s iconic Playa de la Concha

Beaches of the Basque Coast

With autumn setting in and winter on its way, I’ve been feeling nostalgic for the beaches of the Basque Coast – from the flysch-carved cove of Zumaia’s Playa…

Getaria, Basque Coast, Spain

Getaria, Spain

This tiny coastal village on the Cantabrian Sea packs a big punch. Aside from its picturesque old town centered around the dramatic Gothic Church of San Salvador, Getaria…