Ten Things to Love About Egypt

Most lists of top things to love about Egypt focus on her destinations. There are definitely fabulous sites in Egypt. It’s a land that is as fascinating today as its been throughout the ages. However, what draws me to Egypt is her energy. Here are my top picks for what to love about Egypt. The […]

Top Twelve Survival Tips For Touring With Strangers

Oh, so you’re touring with strangers. Sounds like fun… Or it definitely can be if you take into account these survival tips. Research, Research, Research! Who are these people? Are these people you want to hang out with for days on end? What is the common thread that will hold you together? Who is the tour […]

Is Group Travel For Me?

Group travel is not for everyone. Not even if it’s touring spiritually minded folks whom you might think are easier to get along with. It might work for one trip, but not another. Or maybe it works with one group, but not another. It could be more about the destination. Or it could have more to […]

What to Know Before You Visit Peru

Ah, Peru. I’ve been all around the world, and read about Peru before taking my first trip, but nothing prepares you for the real thing. Still, it is better to have some idea before embarking on your journey so here are some need-to-know ideas that will help you prepare for to visit Peru. *Peru has […]

Thirteen Signs That You’re Having an Awakening

What does awakening look like? Would you know if it happened to you? If you are feeling a little loopy and are not sure what’s going on, you could be in the midst of an awakening. Here are thirteen signs to let you know for sure. Feeling Not Yourself Remember what it felt like to […]

What to Expect on a Sacred Travel Journey

Have you ever wondered what to expect from a sacred travel journey? What might happen? Every trip is different. Every person is different. There are some commonalities to pilgrimage. If you know what to expect, you can get the most out of your experience. Energy Shifts The law of resonance says that things of a […]

Hiking the Crabtree Falls Vortex

Vortex Hunters lists places around the world that people report as having an energy vortex. I am always a little skeptical, but that doesn’t stop me from checking it out. This past weekend, I took a group of people up to Crabtree Falls (Virginia) to see- vortex or no vortex? One of the things that […]

The Ah Effect of Caving

In all my years as a spiritual traveler, I’ve never seen anything written about spiritual caving. I find this strange because even if you are completely unaware of the history of a site, just leaving behind the noise and familiarity of “civilization” brings you closer to center – both the center of the earth and your own […]

Why The “A La Carte” Version of Spirituality Doesn’t Work

The modern view of spirituality is often to take a little of this and a little of that and mash it all together to create something that works for you. It’s like ordering a la carte. Add a pinch of Christianity, plus a dash of Buddhism, some Indian chanting, and a little bit of aboriginal ritual thrown […]

Eight Reasons to See Ostia Antica

I am not sure why you never hear more about Ostia Antica. It’s just a quick jaunt outside of Rome. It’s an amazing site that I spent all day roaming around. Here are my top eight reasons to see Ostia Antica. It’s Convenient to Rome It’s only 20 miles from Rome. It’s served by a […]