Solo Female Travel in Croatia — Is it Safe?

Solo Female Travel in Croatia — Is it Safe?

Of all the best countries for a woman to travel solo, Croatia is one of my absolute favorites. After traveling to more than 80 countries, Croatia is forever in my list of top five favorites, often battling for the #1 slot with Italy. I love traveling in Croatia....
Three Weeks in Northern Italy: a Travel Itinerary

Three Weeks in Northern Italy: a Travel Itinerary

I recently took a three-week trip to northern Italy that blew my socks off. I had an opportunity to attend a conference in Trento in the Trentino region, and I used it as inspiration to plan a trip concentrating solely on the far north of Italy. Concentrating on this...
AK Monthly Recap: July 2019

AK Monthly Recap: July 2019

Summer is my favorite season, and New York is one of my favorite cities, but I can’t stand New York in the summer. Take how I was welcomed back to the city. There were no 1 trains running between 137th and 96th, and I was running a bit late, so I had to pay $15...
9 Perfect Day Trips From New Orleans

9 Perfect Day Trips From New Orleans

Whether you’re fleeing from the brutally hot and humid weather or simply looking for a respite from the Big Easy’s riot of colors and sounds, here are nine of the best day trips from New Orleans. 1. Barataria Preserve There are all sorts of swamp tours...
10 Best Aquariums in the World

10 Best Aquariums in the World

For many of us, aquariums offer our very first glimpse of what life looks like under the sea. Our oceans and freshwater bodies are teeming with marine life—a dazzling array of animals, plants, and organisms that shape our world, and a visit to an aquarium can be the...