The Beaches of Inishbofin

Inishbofin is a small island off the coast of County Galway, Ireland. With a population of 170 and accessible only by ferry, it's a quiet retreat away from the mainland. My favorite part about visiting was renting a bicycle and exploring the beaches...and having them all to myself!   

Dubrovnik Panorama

It's not that scary riding in a tiny cable car packed with 30 strangers, elbowing you as they vie for the best cabin position. So what if the cable car didn't operate earlier in the day because the winds were too strong? It's only 2,500 feet above Dubrovnik. You'll be totally fine!

The Melissani Cave

I wanted to like Melissani Cave, located on the Greek island of Kefalonia. The  Costa Cruise excursion brochure said that our guide would lead a select few down a tunnel and into a subterranean world, where a wooden boat would be waiting on the shore of an underground lake. It sounded like some secret adventure far …