The Enchanted Isles: The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The dreamlike Enchanted Isles “Mantas!” Marianna, our guide, calls out excitedly, and with a flick of her yellow fins, she’s gone, diving down through the cold, clear water towards the dark shapes on the white sand at the bottom. We are snorkeling in the Galapagos Island during our 8 day cruise aboard the MV Samba,…

Downunder in Sydney, Australia

It’s hard to write about travelling to a place you once called home (and still do, in moments of homesick longing). The things that should be exotic become blase, and your attention is no longer on the jaw dropping spectacles of a city, a life, a country out of focus and completely foreign, but on…