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My Summer 2019 Vacation in Italy – Part III

I was somewhere in my third fo six weeks of travel as I made my way down to the heel of the boot of Italy. The heatwave continued and it only seemed to get hotter the further south I went.

Remembering Ham, the Astrochimp

In remembrance of Ham and all the primates who have been forced into service and medical experimentation. We can do better. On January 31, 1961, Ham became the first chimpanzee in space as part of the United States’ space program. Ham didn’t volunteer for the “honor”, nor do I believe did he feel any pride […]

Hanging With Gibbons, or How I Spent My 2019 Winter Break

I hate the holidays. I suppose I always have. It is not a joyful time of year for me. Add the fact that my birthday is four days before Christmas and the feeling is exponentially intensified. Mostly, I could never celebrate my birthday on my birthday – or anytime near – due to holiday events […]

Let’s Get Acquainted…

 I am a Content Writer and Blogger who promotes portable income opportunities (PIO), living, product, and service options for current and future expatriates to live successful international lifestyles. I write a travel blog which explores diverse destinations, PIO, wine tasting, and animal sanctuaries. As a former – and future – expatriate, I love to produce […]

Costa Rica – A Tale of Two Sanctuaries

A few years ago, a friend and I took an absolutely amazing trip to Costa Rica. Ten days amid a variety of climates and landscapes: rainforest, volcano, and beach. We planned the trip to include everything from ziplining and hiking on the Arenal Volcano to relaxing on a sandy Tamarindo beach. I met friendly and […]

A Visit to Il Rifugio degli Asinelli in Italy

A couple of years ago, a friend and I took a 10-day trip to Italy and Switzerland. When planning the trip and what we would see and experience in the Piedmont region of Italy, I began searching for an animal sanctuary to visit. The miracles of Google led me to Il Rifugio Degli Asinelli – […]

Run to Running Springs, CA

Running Springs is a mountain community in the San Bernardino National Forest and a gateway to Lake Arrowhead, Arrowbear, Green Valley Lake, and Big Bear. Running Springs’ is ideal for travelers who vacation year-round in the popular San Bernardino National Forest. Running Spring is also a bedroom community for commuters to the city of San […]

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