Travel Guides

Find travel guides, planning tips, advice, and resources for where you want to go for all the destinations I’ve visited! Everything is sorted by country and/or state for easy searching. Great for dreaming, planning, and making your trip a reality!

The Complete List of US National Parks with Printable PDF (2022)

badlands national park

Nowhere else has national parks that measure up like the United States. No, they’re not run perfectly, but there is a tremendous amount of protected land and incredible outdoor settings waiting to be visited. In fact, you just might be surprised by the variety that’s on the complete list of US national parks. Though there …

The Complete List of US National Parks with Printable PDF (2022) Read More »

How to Set Up the Al Hosn App for Abu Dhabi Travel

One of the reasons life and travel in Abu Dhabi have remained relatively “normal” is because most businesses in the emirate require proof of vaccination and a recent negative covid test in order to enter. With everyone vaccinated (and masking), risks remain manageable. Like several cities, Abu Dhabi uses a proprietary app to verify your …

How to Set Up the Al Hosn App for Abu Dhabi Travel Read More »

The Complete Guatemala Travel Guide: FAQ to Get You Started

antigua arch with volcano

If there’s one country I know well, it’s Guatemala.  I’ve gone four times (once for six weeks!) because I can’t get enough. From the best-known sites to smaller villages and remote parks, I love it all.  If you’re planning your own perfect trip, you’ll find everything you need to know about Guatemala travel: frequently asked questions plus …

The Complete Guatemala Travel Guide: FAQ to Get You Started Read More »

9 Easy and Wonderful Day Trips from Antigua, Guatemala

el hato verde guatemala

I love Antigua but my enamoration stretches beyond city limits. Each time I return to the city, I’ve explored new corners of the area — there are a dozen surrounding communities that feel a world apart despite being exceptionally close. And, oddly enough, most of them are rarely explored by travelers. Apparently if a travel …

9 Easy and Wonderful Day Trips from Antigua, Guatemala Read More »