Author: Elaine J. Masters


Travel and writing are Elaine J. Masters’ air and water. She covers how to travel well, scuba diving, road trips, culinary, and urban adventures. After living in most of the major cities along the West Coast from Southeast Alaska to San Diego, California, her current home base, she indulges in local cuisines, hikes and explores Baja, Mexico often. In between writing for other outlets, she blogs about traveling well at, is the co-host of Travel Massive San Diego, contributes to the NPR podcast, Journeys of Discovery, and penned the Indie Excellence Award winning book, Drivetime Yoga. Elaine agrees with Helen Keller, "Life's an adventure or nothing."

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Exploring the Galapagos Islands Sustainably and Safely

The Galapagos Islands, that rare archipelago immortalized by Charles Darwin, are fighting to maintain their wild side. Mention that you’re

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Tips for Planning Your Adventure to the Galapagos Islands

In a world full of the constant chaffing of urban environments and news cycles, it’s a wonder to visit a

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Redwood National Park – Misty Hikes and Unforgettable Giants

The coastal road to Redwood National Park winds past seemingly endless forests, green and tall, but nothing can prepare you