Posts Tagged ‘Gogobot’

Indonesia

Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia.  Selamat pagi.  During 2013 and 2014, my international travel was dominated by Indonesia.  During these two years I spent a total of seven weeks on Bali and neighboring islands, exploring the culture, the cuisine, the rich ocean life and writing about Bali as an international travel destination. Bali, tropical and exotic, is unlike […]

Two Days in China

Two Days in China

Beijing, China.  Something about China makes me want to take pictures of myself.  I just spent three weeks in Indonesia and maybe appeared in a handful of photos.  But China, I was only there on extended layovers – not even two full days – and I couldn’t stop snapping “selfies”.  I was obsessed, essentially addicted […]

A December in Bali

A December in Bali

Amed, Bali, Indonesia. While snow storms are pummeling my home on the east coast of the United States, I’ve been gifted with the rare opportunity to travel for an extended visit to the Indonesian island of Bali. Bali, tropical and exotic, is unlike almost anywhere else on Earth.  It has a predominately Hindu culture within […]


The World's Top 10 Places to See Penguins

The World’s Top 10 Places to See Penguins

Travel Reviews, Tips & Ideas   Naturally dressed for any black-tie affair, penguins unfortunately get few party offers, probably on account of their ridiculous waddle and that offensive habit of coughing up dead fish. Yet, cute as hell, we just can’t help but bring the party to them. Here are some of the best places […]

Closure of National Parks impacts us all

Closure of National Parks impacts us all

Ocean City, Maryland. The following article was published on 6 October 2013 in DelmarvaNow.com – the online version of The Daily Times – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland.  It also appeared on 7 October on Delaware Beaches and in the print version of The Ocean Pines Independent and The Worcester County Times. National Parks are […]

Explore Europe this Christmas

Explore Europe this Christmas

Ocean City, Maryland.  This week I published a new travel blog post with gogobot, the social networking travel site.  The post covers some of the top Christmas destinations in Europe.  Ever thought of a European Christmas vacation?  Then check out my post – Three Spectacular Christmas Destinations.  I focus on Copenhagen, Denmark; London, UK; and […]


Big America with Boca & Arlo

Big America with Boca & Arlo

Welcome to the Tweet-pedition! On October 14, 2011, two life-long friends – Boca and Arlo – are going to set out on a one-week, cross-country road trip from Monterey, California to Melbourne, Florida, taking in and reporting on America along the way.   It’s a journey that’s been made many times before, perhaps even by you.  […]

Bugling in the Wilderness: The Elk Rut

Bugling in the Wilderness: The Elk Rut

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.  The sights and sounds of autumn – changing leaves, cooling weather, pumpkins and Indian corn.  And… the bugling of elk.  Each year around the autumnal equinox, elk (Cervus canadensis) of the Rockies come down from their high altitude summer feeding grounds and swarm into the low elevation areas of Rocky […]