Sunny is a writer and sustainable travel specialist who contributes to a variety of publications including National Geographic, The New York Times, BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, and Mic. Peruse a selection of her articles about travel, culture, sustainability, environment, adventure, health, and more below.
One of the easiest ways to help protect popular sites and alleviate the pressure of overtourism is to abandon the beaten path and opt for alternative destinations.
While this region certainly has incredible sandscapes worth wandering, it’s also home to a hypersaline lake, Technicolor valleys, and geological formations so fantastical you might feel you’ve arrived in a fairy-tale land or left Earth entirely.
Jordan might not immediately strike travellers as a hotspot for a romantic getaway, but it should. The warm hospitality, exquisite sunsets, endless outdoor adventures and otherworldly landscapes create a magical setting for making memories with your other half.
A travel writer recounts what it was like to have a hemiplegic migraine attack while in Cuba, and offers tips for others who might find themselves in a similar situation.
Nearly two-thirds of the global population lives in coastal zones. The development of these regions is inevitable, and often destructive to the natural ecosystems. But ECOncrete, with a suite of innovative, science-based solutions, is proving that development and sustainability don’t have to be at odds.
Discover bags, bottles, and beautiful presents that put the planet first.
Amman’s abundance of open-air terraces and rooftop restaurants offer ample opportunities to rise above the rush of the city streets. Here are six of the best spots to kick back and enjoy Amman’s iconic skyline – day or night.
In recent years, Ljubljana has transformed itself from a congested, fume-filled city to a vibrant, cyclist-friendly oasis, teeming with cultural activities, culinary delights, and architectural sights to discover.
Out of Office by Mic
“Are you OK?” Craig asked, taking his eyes off the road just long enough to see me sitting motionless and silent next to him. When I didn’t respond, his smile faded and his forehead crumpled. “Say something.”
These are some of the lifestyle changes you need to make when you have sporadic hemiplegic migraines.
Trail Runner Magazine
Karst stones, olive groves and the glittering Adriatic Sea as the backdrop, Croatia makes it easy to find epic and inspiring trails to run. The challenge is choosing one.
“Here is my house,” Ahmad Alomari announced. Preoccupied with navigating the rubble underfoot, I almost missed his declaration entirely. I glanced up at the roofless black basalt and white limestone structure in front of us...
Although many travellers to Jordan have their sights set on the architectural marvels of Petra and the magical martian landscapes of Wadi Rum, the capital of Amman is worth at least 48 hours of your time.
Furthermore by Equinox
How a travel journalist found natural anxiety relief in the deserts of Jordan.
Out of Office by Mic
What would you do if you were told a missile was headed for you and you might only have 15 minutes to live? A missile threat text earlier this month may have been a mistake, but for those 38 minutes before it was retracted, the threat was real for many people.
Why self-care is critical to managing migraine
Cultural Survival Quarterly
Dishes described as “Hawaiian” can be spotted on menus around the world. From Georgia to Japan, restaurants offer “Hawaiian” burgers, barbeque, pizza, and even pasta. Although these dishes may have pineapples aplenty, authenticity is often absent. Contrary to the culturally ignorant trend, putting pineapples on a plate does not magically make it more Hawaiian. Putting pa’i ‘ai on a plate might. But for the past couple of years, serving pa'i 'ai in a restaurant was actually illegal...