What I Learned From Sacred Scotland

You know how you read something, see something, or hear something and think you know it. Then you live it, and now you know it in your bones? The “Go Wild” tour in Scotland did that for me. I can’t say I had any huge “ah ha” moments. It was like things mellowed and deepened. […]

Cultural Appropriation and the Spiritual Traveler

Anyone who is interested in leaving home to find yourself and deepen your spirituality has got to have a conversation about cultural appropriation and the spiritual traveler at some point. Am I right? So let’s start with a definition. “Cultural” means of or relating to a culture. “Appropriation” means to take. So “cultural appropriation” means the […]

Blessings from Sun Island

We boarded the catamaran from Copacabana, Bolivia heading towards Sun Island. Excited? You bet. This place is called many things: the navel of the earth, the home of the earth’s sacral chakra, the birthplace of the Inca civilization, birthplace of the sun, and also the spot where the Rainbow and Plumed serpents cross paths – […]

The Aramu Maru Doorway

I like to go into sacred places blind. That way there won’t be any preconceived notions coloring my experience. I want to know that what I am experiencing is a result of what is there, not some expectation. Even without knowing anything about The City of the Spirits, it’s easy to tell that this place […]

Pilgrimage FAQ

What is a Pilgrimage? A pilgrimage is a journey with spiritual significance. Why Do People Do This? Certain faiths require it. Some people place high significance on it as they feel it deepens the commitment to faith. For others it is a personal choice. People go to gain healing, get their spiritual questions answered, strengthen […]

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 […]

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 […]