How To Spend One Month in the Beautiful Country of Sri Lanka

When I decided to visit Sri Lanka for a month, I wasn't really sure what to expect. I had heard it was a combination of India and Thailand -- two countries I happen to adore, so I was excited. But planning a month-long trip to a country you haven't yet visited is difficult. What do [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Visit Bogotá, Colombia

Once again, the media had succeeded in making me mildly nervous before traveling to Colombia.  I was told not to take taxis, not to dress provocatively (um, do I normally dress provocatively? Sheesh) and to watch my back at every turn. I read travel blogs talking about how men catcalled and whistled, even grabbed foreign [...]