Destination: Cambria, California

Five years have passed since I last went to Cambria. With its sweeping bluffs and rocky shoreline stretching for miles and miles, this small, seaside village in Central California is a rugged, wild retreat for anyone looking to escape the bustle of city life. Despite the fact that I've traveled so many places in the world, … Continue reading Destination: Cambria, California

Destination: San Sebastián, Spain

Also called "Donostia" in the Basque language, San Sebastián is a coastal city in northern Spain, just 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the border with France. It is a popular beach resort, as plenty of tourists flock to the sandy shores for surf and sun in the warmer months. San Sebastián would be my final … Continue reading Destination: San Sebastián, Spain

Destination: Batumi, Georgia

Nicknamed the "Las Vegas of the Black Sea," Batumi is a city none other like the rest of Georgia. It's exceptionally modern, with towering skyscrapers and numerous casinos and nightclubs for tourists to revel in. I would be staying in Batumi for two nights to get a taste of this futuristic, otherworldly-looking city,  especially it … Continue reading Destination: Batumi, Georgia

Destination: Cartegena, Colombia

As our last stop on the Panama cruise, Cartagena (officially called "Cartagena de Indias") is a bustling port city in Colombia that has given rise to massive waves of tourism for quite some time. With a vibrant Old Town and stunning beaches in the modern part of the city, it's no wonder that so many … Continue reading Destination: Cartegena, Colombia

Destination: Cabo San Lucas & Acapulco, Mexico

Mexico had always been this sort of "familiar mystery" that I couldn't quite put my finger on-- although it was so close to home (a three-hour drive away), it also had a completely different culture from what I knew. It's a bit surprising to say that I'd never visited Mexico during my childhood years, especially … Continue reading Destination: Cabo San Lucas & Acapulco, Mexico