Murphys: Hidden Gem in California

Sunset at Villa Vallecito Vineyards

Nothing excites me more when traveling than finding an off-the-beaten path gem. When I can say a destination and get a response from others like, “where is that?!” I’m in… Murphys, California proved to be that and more. The picturesque village in Calaveras County, 2.5 hours drive from San Francisco off Highway 4 East, offers […]

Photo Montage: Lower Zambezi and Victoria Falls, Zambia

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Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Found of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi National Park:  Eight large platform tents with enclosed bathrooms (shower and a footed tub).  Each tent had a deck and outdoor shower.  Charging stations in room and mosquito nets over the beds.  No wifi.  Very good food and wine selection.  A small […]

Sabuk, Laikipia North, North Central Kenya

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Guide & ranger at Sabuk took Michaela Guzy to visit the local Samburu village. Written by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. For the soft core adventure traveler, i.e. me, Sabuk, in Laikipia North, was the most daring place I’ve slept yet in Kenya.  The view from my room was unbelievable, partly because it was missing the entire wall […]

The Iditarod – Anchorage, Alaska 2012

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I arrived in Anchorage via Alaska Air (my new favorite airline!) on March 2, 2012, on the eve of the ceremonial start of the Iditarod. I knew a bit about the race, but I was about to find myself surrounded by mushers, some whose legendary family members had won in the past, some with very […]

Israel: Not Just a Place to Pray… A Place to Play

Sunrise at Masada

Regardless of whom I told that I was going to Israel, one thing was consistent – everyone had a reaction. Some expressed fear over going to a place where political tensions are ongoing. Others were overjoyed with sentiments that ranged from “I could feel the spirituality under my feet with every step,” to “Israel changed […]

Soft Adventure: Jamaica

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By Cynthia Cunniff: If you don’t want to be stagnant on your vacation, yet you don’t want to come home feeling like you need a vacation because of the hectic vacation you just took, a soft-adventure tour is a wonderful combination of action and relaxation–and Jamaica is the perfect venue. I had three days to […]

Wales Part Three: The Completion of the Mini Welsh Challenge

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Continuing the journey in Wales… As last reported in Parts One and Two, I participated in a recent trip to the beautiful country of Wales that brought together 17 bloggers from around the globe in “the Mini Welsh Challenge.” My group would put our adrenaline to the test with a theme of adventure, making our […]

Wales: Part Two of the Mini Welsh Challenge

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Continuing the journey in Wales… As last reported in Part One (Click here to read), I participated in a recent trip to the beautiful country of Wales that brought together 17 bloggers from around the globe. We split into four groups making our way from Conwy in the North to Cardiff in the South over […]