Tag archive for "Family"

volunteering in Lima

Peru, Volunteering

Project Peru

3 Comments 28 October 2014

How do you find good, legitimate volunteering opportunities when you travel? I get this question all the time and like most things in life – it takes some work and some luck. When Megan said she wanted to spend some time volunteering abroad I was overjoyed. I was excited to do a volunteer project again [...]

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America, Inside My Head

In the Path of Destruction

6 Comments 28 August 2014

We took a left off of highway 15 and drove through the north side of town. The familiar old weathered homes were there as usual. In desperate need of paint, love, and care I couldn’t help but wonder if people were cooking up meth in those homes in this small village town in Nebraska. My [...]

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mongolia family

Featured, Inside My Head, Solo

Modern Family

13 Comments 20 June 2013

I look at the little square on the electronic form and my mouse hovers over the top of it. I hesitate, think about my life as a solo, independent woman, husbandless, childless, boyfriendless – and I suddenly I feel bold. A smile forms across my face and I click the mouse on the box that [...]

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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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Dad looking at an Antarctica photography book

Antarctica, Videos

Travels with my Father

33 Comments 10 January 2013

“What percentage of the world’s population do you think gets to see this?”  dad asks while standing on deck surrounded by Antarctica and its snow covered peaks and icebergs. “I don’t know dad – a very small percentage I guess.” I reply. After a slight pause – he says ” They should all see it.” [...]

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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 and Evie

Inside My Head, Trip Prep and Planning

The Next Niece – Destination Unknown

8 Comments 08 November 2012

Where in the world did she get a crazy idea like that? A 16 year old who has never been out of the country, no passport, and wants to go to Asia or Africa? Her exact words, “I want to go somewhere culturally shocking. So I’ve narrowed it down to Asia or Africa for sure.” [...]

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1956 Italians entering the Vatican

Featured, Italy, Photo Documentaries

Rome Then and Now

18 Comments 30 August 2012

My parents recently did a European trip which included Germany and Italy. They had a great time and enjoyed all of the cities and sites…except Rome. This was really surprising since I find Rome to be one of the coolest cities in Europe. How could anyone think that Rome – a city with so much [...]

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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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