‘Tis The Season To Be Grateful: Photos from East Africa

Happy Tanzanian children running and playing

I. Love. Christmas. Any holiday, really. A few days ago, somebody asked me why I liked Christmas so much, and I said, “I love Santa, reindeer, candy, Christmas trees, cookies, snow, lights, stockings, ornaments, Christmas movies, Christmas music, and elves.” I’m not sure at what point they walked away, but by the time I got […]

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A Jumpy Pic On Every Continent

Jumping over the sand dunes of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia

That’s my mission. I learned the great art of jumpy pictures from one of my best friends, Elisabeth, and have since used it to spice up my travel photos (and life in general). I hope you’ll follow and support me on my mission to take a perfect jumpy pic on every continent. So far, I […]

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PHOTO: Bluebird Day In Breckenridge

This past weekend, we had our first snow of the season here on Jeju Island. Snow always makes me miss Breckenridge, Colorado, where I lived and ski-bummed on and off for three years. There’s nothing like looking at this on your “commute” to work. Snowy days in Korea (or most other places – I know, […]

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How To Kiss In Mongolia

We’d been driving around in our converted Soviet van for a few hours now. I’m tired, hot, and a bit cranky when we pull over at a ger (traditional Mongolian dwelling) in the middle of nowhere. I don’t even have the chance to pull off my super-sexy motion sickness bands before I spot it. A […]

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Welcome to Travel Junkette!

Machu Picchu

This blog, at its heart, is an adventure travel blog (uhh, didya see the name?). For travel junkies, junkettes, and wannabes. BUT, it is also my blog. It will have a lot of me in it. (And who am I? Well, if, shockingly, you’re someone other than my mom, then check out the “About” section […]

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