Year-round picturesque views, postcard-worthy towns, innovative eating and drinking, this New York lake region is an absolute must for every traveler.
Cindy Otis worked for the CIA for 10 years as a military analyst and a Branch Chief, specializing primarily in Europe and the Middle East. She is now a writer and consultant. Follow her on Instagram at @cindyotis_.
Here are a few tips from my time as a CIA officer that will help you avoid dangerous situations during your travels.
Most spy activities in the world famous capital are legal—and at times can seem designed to make a quick getaway.
Far too many travelers have crossed Jordan and its most famous sight off their list thanks to regional conflict. As a result, now may be the best time to go.
Nobody knows exactly when the people of Uros starting building floating islands on the world's highest navigable lake, but what they accomplished is spectacular.
I have traveled the world in my nearly 200-pound electric wheelchair, but even I had long ago written off Machu Picchu. Then, I found a company that promised it could get me there.
I loved my career and was good at my job. I know that my work helped protect our country but I could not stay and continue to watch blatant discrimination play out day-after-day.