The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

With the right leg bent forward and the left one stretched backward, these women lunged in air in a repetitive manner, striving very hard to attain perfection as they execute their impeccable kicks. Each of their movements is punctuated with energetic cries that serve as the piercing accompaniment to the resounding and booming drums. These…

Why Winter City Breaks Are Best

Guest Blogger: Annaliza Balsote A city break is a short holiday, such as a weekend, spent in a city. Transportation and hotel accommodations are usually included, as city breaks are a package deal. Travelers choose one city they want to spend time in, and make the arrangements accordingly. In winter, city breaks are especially attractive….

Charmaine’s Mountaineer Sack – What’s in the bag series

What’s in The Bag: Charmaine’s Mountaineer Sack The mountains provide a distinct, imposing feel. Once you get to the peak, you’ll soon realize that amidst the noise and conflict that the world is under right now, there is solace. There is hope. Surely, a trek in the mountains is always a good option for travelers…

What’s in the bag

What’s In the Bag: An Introduction Travelling is the most wonderful thing you can give yourself. And I can attest to this over and over. Maybe you, yourself have proved the same thing with your own travels. At any time or any age, journeying through new places proves to be a rejuvenating experience, a series…

Wyoming Dog Sled Adventure

Guest blog by: Annaliza Balsote Maybe you or your children have read about dog sledding, or maybe it’s just an adventure you’d like to have. With the swish of sled runners on the snow, the rhythm of trotting and panting dogs, and the sense of wilderness adventure, dog sledding is irresistible to some. Maybe you…

Barcelona: Polychromatic Cityscape with Old World Charm

An introspective travel piece on the author’s experience in Barcelona, Spain. I have failed my Spanish professors back in university; what Spanish I learned in those two semesters have obliterated. I am unable to utter even the staple guidebook phrases, let alone carry a conversation. Nevertheless, bags in tow, I moseyed into futbòl land with…

Ruben Nilsen Robertsen – Mr Customer Service

A lot of us who live in Norway would head to the beaches when he have some free days.  Ruben Nilsen Robertsen did something else.  For the month of January, he offered his services and knowledge to people and companies who were interested to learn from his expertise.  Hats off to that.   At a young…