Author: Alexis Bonoff

May 23, 2017 Alexis Bonoff

  By Carla White   I awake in the pre-dawn hours in the town of Nyaung Shwe, about a mile north of the famous Burmese landmark: Inle Lake. I have such anticipation for the day ahead. My trip to Myanmar is nearing its end and we have finally arrived at this long-awaited discovery. Departing our hotel,…

May 16, 2017 Alexis Bonoff

Volcanoes, tectonic places, books and…trolls? Iceland is a country that arouses curiosity. Here are 8 unique facts about this mysterious island. By Alexis Bonoff   1. Iceland has a Low Population Density Although roughly the size of Kentucky (39,000 square miles), the entire country of Iceland is home to little more than 300,000 inhabitants (compared…

April 28, 2017 Alexis Bonoff

Eagle Rock on the Applecross Peninsula    A refuge. Elegant, eclectic and artistic. Positively Magical. These are simply some of the ways to describe Eagle Rock, an immaculately designed house perched on the edge of the Applecross Peninsula in Northwest Scotland. With views of both the rugged coast and the impressive mountains, this eco-retreat achieves…

March 9, 2017 Alexis Bonoff

Testimonial from Billy Puckett and Rita Pierce   “What gets us in trouble is not what we don’t know, it’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” — Mark Twain   On my 8 trips to Cuba over the past two years, I have observed an interesting phenomena when travelers get to experience…

December 5, 2016 Alexis Bonoff

A rainbow greets our arrival at the Hotel Nacional   By Cilla Utne, CEO   The heavy doors to the big back patio swing open, and a warm ocean breeze sweeps through. Stepping out of the cool, air-conditioned art deco lobby into the humid and sunny morning, the smells of espresso and Cuban cigars greet…