Wondering About Chichen Itza

Wondering About Chichen Itza

Every time I visit a place that is universally considered to be a “must see” or a “wonder of the world”, I quietly prepare myself to be disappointed.  Mass popularity often brings visitors (us including) to the places that are totally overrated.  Mount Rushmore, Stonehenge,…

A “Ruined” Vacation in Mexico

A “Ruined” Vacation in Mexico

Soft light of the early morning sun was gently seeping through the canopies of the trees as we were making our way through the jungle.  Waking up super early and driving in a half awaken state for two hours from Puerto Morelos was totally worth…

Georgia the Country, Not the State

Georgia the Country, Not the State

There are a lot of things in this world I do no understand and probably never will.  One of the most confusing concepts for me is why, how, and what is going on with Georgia not being on every “You Need to Get Your Butt…

I Fell in Love With a Dog in Tbilisi

I Fell in Love With a Dog in Tbilisi

Someone once asked me what was the most romantic, poignant, heartbreaking thing that happened in all my travels.  I told them the truth – once upon a time, I fell in love with a dog in Tbilisi. I was sitting on a bench and she…