Books, Featured, Inside My Head

Getting Rid of It to Travel

8 Comments 11 December 2012

This is the season for shopping – it’s impossible to escape the marketing overload in December! November is for giving thanks, January is for purging bad habits – and December is for accumulating. Ever since I started traveling, I don’t really do any holiday shopping or give out holiday gifts. Mainly because traveling has taught [...]

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save money

Books, E-Books, Trip Prep and Planning

How to Save Big $$ for Travel

2 Comments 13 December 2011

Accepting change is hard. Most people don’t have a choice, when the world changes – they eventually have to change with it. My mother on Facebook is a great example of this; it was the only way she was going to keep up with her grandchildren’s lives. I have to admit though – I’m a [...]

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Books, E-Books, Videos

Telling Travel Stories Through Video

No Comments 13 July 2011

We are seduced by video.  It’s everywhere – your tv, the internet, your phone, and in your car.  You can’t escape it.   And I’m willing to bet that most people want to be a part of video, behind the camera or in front of it; we are fascinated by it.  In my world of travel [...]

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Books, E-Books, Featured

Explore the world through Photos and BlogSherpas

2 Comments 03 May 2011

Have you ever noticed that little blue image at the bottom of my blog before? Go ahead…take a look now…I’ll wait until you scroll down… Yes – that’s right, I’m the member of an elite travel blogging team that travels the world to bring you the best stories and content inspiring you to dream and [...]

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Travel for Sporting Events

8 Comments 18 February 2010

100 Sporting Events You Must See Live An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime By Robert Tuchman Every night I sit down to watch people around the world play in the snow. I love the Olympics. It brings back family memories of sitting around the television after dinner, watching Dorthy Hammil [...]

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Book Review – Tales from Nowhere

5 Comments 16 November 2009

Tales from Nowhere Unexpected stories from unexpected places – A Lonely Planet Anthology Edited by Don George Authors – various A fellow travel friend gave me this book a couple of years ago as he thought I’d enjoy it considering my fondness for travel writing and traveling to ‘out of the way’ places. I took [...]

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Books, Travel Gear

Shop till you Drop

2 Comments 16 May 2009

I’ve been busy working in retail this weekend…actually, I’ve been building a store!  No, it’s not a brick and mortar store, it’s an online travel store for Ottsworld readers.  Of course this little project that should have been rather simple ended up taking me about 4 hours, but it’s done now; mission accomplished! Check out [...]

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Books, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 7

2 Comments 24 March 2009

Start from the Beginning – Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 I’m on the road and my motorbike is parked in my living room having a vacation!  I thought I would put out this post though since it pertains to motorbikes and Vietnam.  Stay tuned for more Motorbike Diaries and travel posts when I return from my trekking [...]

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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.
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