Tag archive for "reflections"

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America, Inside My Head

Re-entry High

11 Comments 04 April 2013

I rub my eyes, and try to refocus but everything still seems blurry and unfamiliar. I feel like I’m removed from the scene in front of me observing as if it’s a television sitcom. I just got off an 11 hour flight from Buenos Aires and I’m still in that long haul flight fog. I [...]

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Featured, Inside My Head, Travel Advice

Meet Sherry – This is me 6 years later

15 Comments 12 February 2013

To my right is a glacier, in front of me are mountains covered in dark, moody clouds, evergreens dot the ridge line in front running down into the fjord, snow capped peaks are in the distance, and I see Spanish writing in front of me. I breathe in and really consider what I’m looking at. [...]

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Jordan, Solo, Solo Travel

Privacy Statement

34 Comments 22 February 2011

We had been driving for about an hour, and that’s when he finally asked me what he wanted to know. “Cherry, I want to ask you question – private question.  Is ok?” I knew exactly where this private question was going; I would have bet what little I have on what was going to come [...]

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Featured, Inside My Head, Life, Mongol Rally

What I’d like for my Birthday

5 Comments 10 February 2011

Yup – that’s right…this is crass…I’m telling all of you it’s my birthday and I want presents…lots and lots of presents.  I’m totally serious about this. It’s my birthday this week – February 12th – and I will be 41 years old. Since 2006, I haven’t had a big birthday party …which is a bit [...]

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Featured, Inside My Head, Solo

Fragile – Handle With Care

10 Comments 25 December 2010

Sometimes I feel so fragile. Ready to break at any moment and last night was one of those nights. A night where I was confronted with my own solo culture, family culture, my religious culture, and my country culture. As I walked the streets of NYC on Christmas Eve my mind swam in confusion. Solo [...]

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Featured, Italy, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Rome, Italy

6 Comments 03 December 2010

Pantheon in a Glass – Rome, Italy    |   Purchase For all of you wine lovers out there, this one’s for you.  This week I purchased my ticket to Italy for New Years, so in honor of my upcoming trip, I thought I’d pull out one of my favorite Italy photos. This picture came about when [...]

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Adventure Travel, Mongol Rally

When is Travel Too Dangerous?

24 Comments 11 November 2010

“Is this a good idea?” This is what I kept asking myself as I went through the online signup for the Mongol Rally. What started out as sounding like a really fun, crazy adventure was now sounding like a death march with every additional legal paragraph I read. When I first heard of the rally [...]

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France, Inside My Head

Paris Then and Now

11 Comments 28 September 2010

I arrived in Paris in 2002 – it was the first time I set foot in Europe and only the 3rd country I had visited overall with my first passport. Paris was new, exciting, and scary to a novice traveler like myself. I traveled with two girlfriends, Angie and Veronique, before the term ‘girlfriend getaway’ [...]

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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 -> Jaipur, India
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