evil eye

Argentina, China, Featured, Inside My Head, Nepal, Spain

Travel Charms

9 Comments 19 November 2013

I’ve been traveling for 7 years, thanks to a little luck, I’ve had relatively few bad luck experiences. Sure, I’ve experienced some issues – luggage delayed a number of times, flights canceled, items stolen, faulty gear, and illnesses. But none of these things were ever really serious or horrible. Not like my friend Charlie’s story [...]

Continue Reading
Camino de Santiago

Destination Post, Spain

The spirit of the trail: Walking the Camino Santiago de Compostela

No Comments 15 September 2013

Spain’s sun-kissed shores, cosmopolitan cites, rich culture and tempting cuisine all serve to make this country a popular destination among vacationers. However, these are not the only things that attract the independent traveler. If you’re after an adventure of the more spiritual kind, or who simply want an experience with a difference, embark on the [...]

Continue Reading

Destination Post, Spain

Barcelona on a Budget: 5 Tips for Sightseeing without Breaking the Bank

No Comments 11 May 2013

This post was written by Apartment Barcelona an online rental agency with over 700 apartments in and around Barcelona for short and long-term stays.  Everyone knows Barcelona is one of the best cities to visit in Europe. With its historic, winding streets, amazing architecture, endless sandy beaches and picturesque mountains, this Mediterranean city certainly has [...]

Continue Reading
Medes Island Costa Brava

Featured, Spain

Under the Catalan Sun

14 Comments 24 July 2012

Ever since the movie/book Under the Tuscan Sun, Americans have been in love with Tuscany. The food, wine, rolling hills, castles, and villas – what’s not to like? However the one problem I have with Tuscany is that everyone loves Tuscany and this equates into too many tourists for my liking as well as rising [...]

Continue Reading
camino ronda hiking trail spain

Adventure Travel, Featured, Spain

Camino de Ronda – Costa Brava Coastal Trail

8 Comments 20 July 2012

I arrived in Costa Brava the day after I finished walking the Camino de Santiago, it was an abrupt transition – so when my hosts, Visit Costa Brava Toursim board, said that I could go hiking in the area I was excited but my feet had a different plan.  My feet wanted to simply relax [...]

Continue Reading
Onion cake

Solo Travel, Spain

A day with Albert

11 Comments 19 July 2012

“You have arrived at your destination.” I stopped the car and looked around and thought – now what? My GPS on my rental car led me to Orfes, a very small village in the district of Vilademuls. If Spain was a Russian stacking doll it would be Spain, Catalonia, Costa Brava, Vilademuls, Orfes as the [...]

Continue Reading
bells ringing in the bell tower

Spain

For whom the Bell Tolls

3 Comments 10 July 2012

  When you first arrive, you hear them. They will wake you up in the morning with a abruptness that makes you sit straight up in bed. But soon the sound fades into all of the other new sounds and stimulation of Europe and they become unnoticed in your normal day. Church bells in Europe [...]

Continue Reading

Photo Documentaries, Spain

The Best Time to Walk the Camino de Santiago

15 Comments 06 July 2012

  Let me first just say – I’m biased – I of course think when I walked it in April/May was the best possible time to do it! Yes, I did get rained on a bit and it was muddy, but I will take those conditions any day over heat and people!  Most days were [...]

Continue Reading
Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
New here? Then Start Here.

Get updates sent directly to your inbox:

Where am I and Where am I going?

NYC -> Jaipur, India
green line
green line

green line