We have all heard about the quality and beauty of Iranian Persian silk rugs with their intricate woven patterns. But how much do we really know about what makes a… Continue Reading
A few days ago, a friend of mine asked me a very interesting question. He said, “I have one day in Beijing. What should I do?” At first I was… Continue Reading
Bhutan borders India and China and is a predominantly Buddhist country. Rimmed by the Himalayas, its high altitude and inaccessibility has allowed it to remain cut off from the rest… Continue Reading
One of the most amazing places in the world, Petra can easily be reached from Eilat, Israel without the help of a tour company. The border to Jordan is only… Continue Reading
Planning a trip to Egypt and wondering what to do in Cairo? I have the answers. So head out with me and explore the streets, mosques, churches, mausoleums, museums and more in… Continue Reading
Avoid the tourists and souvenir vendors of Badaling and hike the Great Wall of China from Jinshanling to Simatai. This sometimes rugged and steep trail will reward you with breathtaking… Continue Reading
I consider myself to be a Travel Escape Artist—escape because I leave everyday life behind to travel the world; and artist as I have mastered the “art” of escaping from the everyday…
My travel gear guide features backpacks, cameras, tripods and packing accessories I have researched and used over the past 25 years.