Travel Journal Posts

Secrets Puerto San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas

I travelled to Cabo San Lucas in November, 2014, about a month or so after Hurricane Odile. We stayed at Secrets Puerto Los Cabos, which had just opened two days before we arrived. I was expecting Cabo San Lucas to be in bad shape from the...

The Silk Road Part 1: Kashgar

I have been wanting to go to Kashgar for at least half my life.  When I was a student in China, that was the Holy Grail of backpacking adventures. The very far western edge of China, well past the boundary where China stops being Chinese and...

Free Wi-Fi from Hyatt

In response to requests form clients and travel professionals, we are thrilled to share that Hyatt Hotels will be offering free wi-fi at all its properties worldwide, effective February of 2015. Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available on...

Dalmatian Cruise on Silversea

We had long talked about seeing the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic, especially Croatia, and decided to do it this year on a cruise, since we did not really want to drive through the mountains. Many cruises were already fully booked by the time we...

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