local lodging

Featured, Lodging, Travel Advice, Trip Prep and Planning

How to Find Local Lodging on Vacation

6 Comments 20 February 2014

“If travel is your job – then how do you take a vacation?” I frequently get asked this question but unfortunately I don’t really have an answer for it. All I do know for sure is even after 7 ½ years on the road, I still love traveling – seeing new things finding new experiences. [...]

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Antalya Turkey

Adventure Travel, Featured, Trip Prep and Planning, Turkey

Lycian Way – Arrivals, Doubts, and Going Anyway

11 Comments 14 January 2014

  I woke up doubting everything. How am I going to carry a 30 pound pack over the course of 2 weeks climbing up and down hills – and a mountain pass of 3000 ft? I can’t do this. It will be impossible. But I got up, brushed my teeth, and went anyway. I arrived [...]

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Lycian Way views

Adventure Travel, Featured, Trip Prep and Planning, Turkey

The Lycian Way – Fears, Prep, Digital Detox

16 Comments 29 October 2013

I’ve been wearing my hiking boots around NYC all week. I wear the clunky, unfashionable boots out to the grocery store, to go get beer, to run to the pharmacy, and in the apartment I’m staying in. After 7 years of being away from NYC have I finally lost my fashion sense? No – I’m [...]

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carry on

Featured, Trip Prep and Planning

Carry-On Challenge #GlobalTravelerSherry

3 Comments 25 September 2013

Disclosure: Club Carlson compensated me and provided for my travel and accommodations in exchange for writing about my travels with them. Regardless, everything I have said in the post reflects my honest observations and opinions. I hate packing. I’m a horrible packer. Even after 7 years I still take too much stuff with me. However [...]

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Club Carlson Global Travelers

Featured, North America, Trip Prep and Planning

What’s Next – 48 Hours, 7 Cities, 3 Weeks, 1 Continent

18 Comments 23 September 2013

Disclosure: Club Carlson compensated me and provided for my travel and accommodations in exchange for writing about my travels with them. Regardless, everything I have said in the post reflects my honest observations and opinions. Forty-Eight it’s an important number for me for the next 3 weeks. I have some exciting news and it all [...]

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Daydream

Featured, Trip Prep and Planning

Evie’s Decision

20 Comments 30 January 2013

Imagine being 16 again… If you could go anywhere in the world – where would you go? If someone had asked me that question when I was 16 I most likely would’ve answered New York City. I didn’t really dream outside of the US boundaries at that time. But I did dream about getting out [...]

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Career Break Travel, Digital, Travel Advice, Trip Prep and Planning

Travel Planning Just Got Easier

13 Comments 08 January 2013

  Seven years ago the online world looked pretty different. It was seven years ago when I first started researching my crazy idea to take a career break and travel for a year. As a completely novice traveler, I had no idea where to start in my research or planning, embracing the internet to see [...]

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photo from Expedition Trips

Antarctica, Featured, Inside My Head, Travel Advice, Trip Prep and Planning, Videos

Preparing for the Passage

14 Comments 30 November 2012

  We are making a list and checking it twice – but this list has nothing to do with toys, Christmas, or St. Nick. Instead this list is filled with things that we already have – but we simply need to remember to pack on our latest adventure. And as you can tell by my [...]

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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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NYC -> Colombia

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