A Photo Essay of Lake Louise, Banff

A photo essay of Lake Louise from My Several Worlds. A blue-green alpine lake situated at the base of glacier dressed peaks, Lake Louise is one of the world’s must-see destinations. Continue Reading →

Travel Georgia: The Road to Kazbegi – A Journey through the Caucasus Mountains

A travel tale of our journey from Tbilisi to the tiny mountain village of Kazbegi in the Caucasus Mountains, just a short 10km away from the Russian border. Continue Reading →

Self Realizations from Living Abroad: Taipei is Beautiful

This guest blog is by Ava Apollo. When she’s not writing for MSW, she’s blogging about adventure travel at bemytravelmuse.com.  For the previous post in this series, click here. Opening tangent: I realize I’ve lagged tremendously on posting this installment.  I know it sounds odd, but every time I sit down to write, all kinds of emotions just swarm over me, overloading my brain and taking me back to Taipei in a very real and sobering way.  You see, in normal life, Continue Reading →

The Yangmingshan Flower Festival

we made our annual pilgrimage to Yangmingshan National Park for the Yangmingshan Flower Festival. The mountain is alive with budding green trees, azalea bushes in shades of white, pink, and red, while different varieties of cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Continue Reading →

Guest Photographer: Craig Swanson

Photo and Commentary by Craig Swanson. The Root Glacier is a short two mile hike from Kennecott, Alaska and one of the most accessible and active glaciers in Alaska. It’s surface is dotted with deep blue pools, canyon-like corridors, and meandering mini-streams that often spill into deep vertical shafts that seem to go straight through the glacier. The towns of McCarthy and Kennecott are fun, quirky little bush towns right in the middle of the largest national park in the Continue Reading →