Posts By Danielle Owen

Some healthy travel tips apply no matter where you’re traveling in Mexico. You’ve likely heard not to drink the tap water. But depending on where exactly your travels take you, there are a few additional things to be aware of. If you’re heading to the coast, you’ll want to make sure you know whether the ocean is safe to swim…

Going to the beach is one of the best family getaways you can take, even if you have a little one who can’t quite enjoy the surf or build sandcastles yet. The fresh air and laidback time together as a family can do wonders for everyone’s mental and physical wellbeing. Traveling anywhere with an infant involves a bit of preparation…

Head north from Sydney, Australia toward Coffs Harbour and you’ll find yourself on a coastline-hugging highway, never far from tiny waterside towns with picture-perfect beaches. The entire route is a journey through the national parks of New South Wales, with brushland, wetlands and rainforests all part of the ever-changing topography along the way. You’ll find everything from leisurely waterfall hikes…

Valletta, Malta

Is the desire to discover unique cultures and unparalleled landscapes what fuels your travel plans? Did you know there’s an island in the Mediterranean with ruins older than the pyramids? Malta might not be the most well-known country in Europe, but that’s part of what makes it an exciting destination. This small island nation is located smack dab in the…

In most cases, it’s totally safe for pregnant women to travel. They are, however, more vulnerable to certain ailments and diseases while flying and abroad. In addition, there are some logistical aspects to planning and accomplishing travel that may look different during pregnancy. By taking a few extra precautions, it’s possible to have a perfectly safe and comfortable travel experience…

people sandboarding in Ica, Peru

Vineyards stretch across flat land for over a thousand acres with the foothills of the Andes Mountains silhouetted along the horizon. It’s not a sight you expect to see in Peru unless you’re aware that Pisco, the Peruvian national spirit and the key ingredient in their famous Pisco sour, is made from grapes. I spent a few nights in total…

Every culture seems to have local fruits, herbs or activities that they swear by to promote health and wellbeing. While some may be far-fetched on a scientific level, others have been proven to have true medicinal qualities. The following health secrets have seen promising results as everything from anti-cancer treatments to anti-inflammatories and stress relievers.  Golden Root in Russia The…

puerto vallarta

There are so many wonderful destinations across Mexico. Cities, beaches, mountains, jungles—but Puerto Vallarta is one of the only places to offer the best of everything. The bustling city is full of a wide array of restaurants and is surrounded by impeccable clear water beaches, mountain hikes, ziplines through the jungle, and so much more.  Here are just some of…

hot springs

With the weather turning colder, picture yourself on vacation soaking in the rich mineral waters of a hot spring surrounded by tropical volcanic forests or the Northern Lights overhead. Sound relaxing? While there are plenty of options for hot springs around the world, the following are some of the best highlights.  The best hot springs around the world include:  La…

Piran, Slovenia

Nestled between tourist hot spots like Italy and Croatia, the little country of Slovenia is only slightly smaller than California, but has much of the same appeal. From the mountains of the Julian Alps, to an impressive wine region and a trendy capital city, Slovenia has a bit of something for everyone.  When I first arrived in Ljubljana, I was…

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