Honor Reserved

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends,” John 15:13. This pew is found inside the iconic Cadet Chapel on the U.S. Air Force Academy  in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is reserved for and pays tribute to those who were lost while offering up their lives in service to their…

Cliff Diver

The La Quebrada Cliff Divers group in Acapulco, Mexico has been jumping off these rocks daily for over 80 years. The jump is a hair-raising 115′ plunge into the choppy sea that can be as shallow as 6′ deep. Timing is crucial. This is one heck of a death-defying act.

Gyeongbokgung Guard

The Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea has guards draped in colorful uniforms standing watch at the gates. The palace is reminiscent of the Imperial Palace in Beijing, but far less crowded and much smaller. I found this a very affordable and enjoyable place to explore.

Pompeii’s Humanity

I am a huge fan of history. So when I had the chance to go to Italy, I made sure that Pompeii was on my itinerary. The ancient ruins of the city were encapsulated in time by nature’s raw power. It is an amazing place to experience. The colosseum where the gladiators fought to the…