North America

Flagstaff, a City of Wonder – and More

Flagstaff, a City of Wonder – and More

To my south, red rocks flash in the sun, engulfed by endless ponderosa pine. Coconino National Forest stretches nearly two million acres, soaring as high as the San Francisco Peaks. Recreation seemingly has no end here.

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: Heart of Culture

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: Heart of Culture

“Sunrise. The best time of day. Beautiful natural light peeking over the ocean’s unobstructed horizon, at first casting silhouettes of everything in its path before revealing the true beauty of the landscape we venture to. This time it’s a cultural gold mine: St. Croix, an island ripe with culture and ready for exploration.”

Yelapa: The Last Secluded Beach in Mexico

Yelapa: The Last Secluded Beach in Mexico

While Mexico is considered the go to place for warm, beach vacations, many of these alluring spots are heavily populated by tourists. People just like you, looking for the exact same experience in the exact same place. Just like that, those once pristine beaches are over-populated and lacking the relaxing getaway you were daydreaming about.