adventures for the discerning traveler

 
 
 
About Me

About Me

Sandy Colony – A Woman Without Borders I am a traveler.  I have been all my life.  At age 12 I wrote in my diary that I wanted to travel, […]

 
Uzbekistan 2018April 3 – April 16

Uzbekistan 2018
April 3 – April 16

Have you conjured up in your imagination what a Silk Road City was like during the days of Marco Polo in the 13th century? If so, it most likely includes […]

 
Bhutan 2018Sept. 18 – 28

Bhutan 2018
Sept. 18 – 28

Known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is a land of enchanting monasteries, snow-capped majestic mountains and delightfully friendly people. Culturally rich and determined […]

 
NEPAL 2018September 29 – October 13

NEPAL 2018
September 29 – October 13

A small country wedged between the powerhouses of China and India, Nepal is a cultural gem renowned for its pervasive spirituality, as well as its natural mountainous beauty. Its rich […]

 
 
 

Recent Articles

 
  • Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays

    Season’s Greetings! Wishing you the Happiest of Holidays! May 2018 be your best year ever, and may it include some wonderful travelling. I had a fabulous 2017 travel year. I […]

     
     
  • Local Cultures Can Be Mine Fields.

    Local Cultures Can Be Mine Fields.

    Experienced travelers will do a bit of cultural research before visiting an unfamiliar foreign country so as to avoid making a social faux pas. When visiting within our own country […]

     
     
  • Travel Alerts & Tips

    Travel Alerts & Tips

    Last fall while I was travelling through Ethiopia, large-scale protests erupted in parts of the country. Although tourists were not the target, one American was killed simply because she was […]

     
     
  • This post – quite bluntly – is a promotional one. I continue to opt not to advertise my trips but to rely on word of mouth so that my small […]