Postcard P.S.

As the “feels like 108 degrees” and “it’s going to be a scorcher” weather forecasts dominate the Miami airwaves, I try to remain calm, cool and collected knowing that my summer travel plans are right around the corner.
Words by Jorge Arauz | June 26, 2019 | Lifestyle

From the Dalmatian Coast to the beaches of Belize, the English countryside, India’s Golden Triangle and a million adventures in between, summer is when my wanderlust is at its peak. One summer my wife and I embarked on a roadtrip through Florida and documented our experience in a series we co-authored entitled “983 Miles Of Sunshine” that found us gliding high up in the clouds inside a hot air balloon that came crashing down during an emergency landing. Talk about an adrenaline rush! Luckily everyone aboard survived (relatively) unscathed. I learned a long time ago that if you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal! In the end, it’s not the final destination that matters, it’s the mishaps and memories you create along the way that will stay with you long after your journey’s end. This year my wife and I are embarking on a weeks-long culinary journey through Milan and Bologna with visits to Lake Cuomo and San Marino. And after the trip, like any traveler worth their passport stamp collection, I’m sure we will see more than we remember and remember more than we’ve seen! But, hey, that’s what postcards are for!

“Traveling has the power to leave you speechless and then turns you into a storyteller.” — Ibn Battuta