Aimee Heckel is a storyteller. She has been sharing stories with the HuffPost for many years. She is an editor and travel writer for TravelBoulder.com. She also regularly writes (and sometimes edits) for the Boulder Daily Camera newspaper, USA Today 10Best.com, Fodor's travel books, About.com, SpaTravelGal.com, Denver Life Magazine and more. Once upon a time, she earned the nickname "Modern Lois Lane" for her groundbreaking work in digital journalism. She has also traveled the world to write in-depth series about humanitarian issues, but now her emphasis is travel writing. Visit her at AimeeHeckel.com.