Outdoor Adventures

Riding the World’s Eighth Wonder

COWGIRL MAGAZINE — APRIL/MAY 2018 Definitely one of the thrills of my life was horseback riding along the remarkable landscape of Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, Chile. The superbly well-trained horses provided by the horse program at Explora Patagonia Salta Chico eco-resort offers smooth endurance riding for both the novice and horse expert. […]

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A Mountain Ranch Vacation – In Winter?

TRAVEL AARP ONLINE – OCTOBER 2016 Most people explore mountain ranches by horseback during the summer, but this round-up features guest ranches that trade out horseback riding for skiing and other snow adventures during wintertime. Wintertime Rocky Mountain Ranch Vacations  

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Hunting the Lights in the White Desert

Boomer Magazine – October/November 2016 Via snowmobile, I saw the Northern Lights in the northernmost tip of Norway. A bucket-list spectacle of a lifetime. BoomerMagazine-NorthernLights2-Gigi

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Discovering Nga Haerenga Along the Otago Central Rail Trail

ADVENTURE CYCLIST MAGAZINE – FEBRUARY 2015 I discovered the beauty of Nga Haerenga while cycling the most popular route in New Zealand. Oh, it’s definitely “Middle Earth” centrally located on the South Island of this wondrous country. Read on or more importantly pedal onward to seek your own Nga Haerenga! Adventure Cycling-OtagoNewZealand_Ragland  

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TRAVEL ISSUE: Girls Getaway in Tanzania & Family Vacation in Jackson Hole

DENVER LIFE MAGAZINE TRAVEL ISSUE – FEBRUARY 2015 The travel issue encompasses an assortment of vacations. I was assigned the girl’s getaway and the family vacation trips for the best of 2015. Thomson Safaris offers an inspiring, carefully curated safari experience for female travelers of all ages in Tanzania. While Jackson Hole, Wyoming offers up […]

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Women’s Adventure magazine – 2013 Summer Travel Section

WOMEN’S ADVENTURE MAGAZINE – SUMMER 2013 Travel Section Take a look at some of my work for Women’s Adventure magazine during my tenure as Travel Editor. The 2013 summer travel section includes a variety of stories: a destination feature on where to stay and what adventure activities to do in Grand County, Colorado; travel gear […]

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Cruising with Star Clippers

TRAVELAGE WEST – August 2013 A nautical maritime adventure for those that love the golden age of the clipper sailing ships. It should be on your bucket list. This article in the esteemed travel agent magazine TravelAge West describes why you need to try it at least once. Cruising with Star Clippers

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Travelling Solo Swiss Style

ADVENTURE CYCLING ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE BLOG – August 2011 Traveling by bicycle is my preferred method of transportation. My legs like it, my lungs like it and the perspective from the saddle is grand. This post describes my journey cycling solo along one of the many routes offered in Switzerland along the SwissMobility sustainable network designed […]

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