Tag archive for "Travel Advice"

Australia, Travel Advice

10 Ways to Travel Like a Local in Southern Queensland Australia

7 Comments 24 June 2014

Want to branch off the well-traveled Sydney to Cairns tourist trail in Australia? Visit Southern Queensland, and head to Brisbane and the Gold Coast. I was recently in Australia for 3 weeks exploring this hidden gem that can rival the typical tourists stops any day! It’s still a touristy area – but it’s full of [...]

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glorious food

Featured, Travel Advice

How to Find Local Food Experiences on Vacation

17 Comments 27 March 2014

My continuing series of how to make your next vacation more local focuses on food and how to find local food experiences when you travel. We all have to eat – but the question is where should we eat when we travel? Connecting through food has been bringing families and cultures together for years, and [...]

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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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Museum of fakes

Argentina, Featured, Travel Advice

Faking It

9 Comments 09 April 2013

Sometimes I feel like I’m one of those people living in the US for 20+ years and they still don’t speak English – yet they somehow get by. I used to look at them and wonder how that was possible. How can the old woman in China Town get through each day without really knowing [...]

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Ratatouille Galette

Argentina, Solo, Solo Travel, Travel Advice

Dining in Private

15 Comments 07 February 2013

“But I don’t like to eat alone” – I hear this all the time from people who aren’t nuts about the idea of solo travel. The next comment normally is something about, “I feel weird sitting at a table by myself.” For some strange reason dining solo has never been an issue for me – [...]

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Group dining

Argentina, Featured, Lodging, Solo, Solo Travel, Travel Advice

Traveling Solo Doesn’t Mean Solo All the Time

6 Comments 05 February 2013

Sometimes I get tired of meeting people. Really tired. I feel like it’s the movie Groundhog day and I simply have gone through the same introductions for 6 years now. I know, I know – meeting people is fun. Yes – most of the time it is. But imagine the new people you may meet [...]

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Far away from the civilization

Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Featured, Travel Advice, Videos

10 Reasons You Should Kayak in Antarctica

8 Comments 31 January 2013

It’s not as if you really needed any reasons – but just for the fun of it – 10 reasons to kayak in Antarctica. Bonus! -> I will even add an 11th reason – kayaking in Antarctica provides great dinner conversation every night on the boat. Nearly every table I was at talked about kayaking [...]

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my makeup and travel case

Trip Prep and Planning

Makeup for Travel

13 Comments 06 November 2012

There are very few travel gadgets and items that have held up to my 6 years of travel. My yoga pants, jewelry case, and makeup case are what come to mind. Everything else has been replaced at some point. I’ve always had the rule that if my makeup purchases couldn’t fit into my little case, [...]

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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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