Category Archives: travel

South of the Border

This past year has been full of fun writing assignments and fun travel. In terms of writing, I’ve been doing gear reviews for Bicycling magazine, worked on a couple of fitness articles for Women’s Health, and wrote about energy for … Continue reading

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The Beaches of Paje

I gave up on sunbathing several years ago, but I’m still all for a beach vacation. In Paje, a sleepy grouping of mini-resorts on the east side of Zanzibar, we’ve been having fun in the sun, thirties-style. And by that … Continue reading

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Stone Town, Zanzibar, and a Spice Tour

It’s been another dramatic change of pace and scenery. A few days ago I flew from Nairobi to Zanzibar–a gorgeous island off the coast of Tanzania. What an interesting place. Here are some piccs from around town: Although Swahili is … Continue reading

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Masai Mara Safari

Oh wow. Where to even begin with this. What an amazing 4 days of my life. I guess I should start by saying that I really enjoyed the trip I booked, and if you are planning a visit to Kenya … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Nairobi

Since arriving back in Nairobi we’ve been going non-stop. I’ve accompanied Andy on several site visits and have also headed off on my own a few times too. Here are some highlights: Africa Yoga Project: I was able to attend … Continue reading

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Kenya: Days 1 and 2

  It’s been an action-packed few days here in Kenya. But before I get into it, here’s a little geography reminder, which I should have put in the last post. (Kenya is the purple country.) After arriving in Nairobi on … Continue reading

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New Winter Fave: Snowshoeing

Two very important things happened to me this winter in terms of snow sports: First, I decided that it was okay to finally admit that I don’t like downhill sports. I’ve been skiing and snowboarding more than 20 times, and … Continue reading

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