Hidden in Plain Sight: Locating the Monarchs

Hidden in Plain Sight: Locating the Monarchs

Blog and photos courtesy of Brian Overcast, Niteo’s Mexico Guide, who lives in Morelia.      Scientists didn’t know where the monarch butterfly went to winter until January 9, 1975. I know that because my dad had the National Geographic magazine...
Curating a Tour to Belize for You

Curating a Tour to Belize for You

Last week I landed in Belize, itching to get out to Ambergris Caye and be surrounded by sand, sunshine and turquoise waters.     One of my first stops was to a simple food stop.   The Fry Jack House doesn’t look like much. It doesn’t have a one star...
Local connections in Italy: Handmade Deruta Ceramics

Local connections in Italy: Handmade Deruta Ceramics

It pays to have local connections. They throw up the door to experiences you might not have otherwise. Take this experience in Deruta, Italy, for example.   We’d been in Italy for several days when our local friend Dawn said she’d like to introduce us to her...
Alejandra, a Woman on a Mission

Alejandra, a Woman on a Mission

Twenty-seven-year-old Alejandra Moreno is a woman on a mission. As assistant director of New Opportunities in Education, Alejandra challenges students to learn and love to learn, to want to succeed and accomplish that success.     A Rebellious Teen Many boys...