Inspiration

With these stories, I hope to encourage everyone to push a bit outside their comfort zone, and experience our incredible world.

Introduction to My Upcoming Book: Dream.Plan.Travel.

My new book, Dream.Plan.Travel. will be published in the Summer 2019. I am posting the Introduction here so you can get an idea of what the book is about and why I decided to write it. The table of contents is included at the end of the post.  Dream. Plan. Travel  is a book about …

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Turning Drudgery into an Adventure

19 March 2019—Somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean I am in the middle of my 50-hour journey from Gili Air, Indonesia to Quito Ecuador. Today, got to thinking about how challenging I had feared this marathon voyage might be when I booked it. Once reservations were made, I became worried. I wondered if I was biting …

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“She’s WHERE??? Where in the world is THAT??”

This is what I imagine my friends saying when they learned my latest destination, which I did not reveal until I was actually here. On the afternoon I arrived in Bishkek, the country’s capital, I posted this photographic clue on my Facebook page. My friend Nan, in Texas was the first to figure it out, …

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Celebracion de 60 Compleanos en el arriba de Pachamama

(Or How I Spent My 60thBirthday) For the weekend of my 60th birthday (March 22), I decided to take a little tourist jaunt to the island of Amantani. This is how I spent the second day there—my birthday! We woke in the morning to a breakfast of fried bread. It tastes just like Navajo fry …

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