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9 Surprises in Olde Town Arvada

July 8, 2021 4 Comments »

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The train doors opened up, I stepped off, and suddenly I was transported back in time. I had left the big towering buildings of Denver with crowds of people bustling around and arrived in historic Olde Town Arvada. My time machine only took 20 minutes! The first thing I noticed was the welcoming old-timey water […]

My Noom Success Story

June 1, 2021 5 Comments »

Noom success story

This post has nothing to do about travel, but it does have to do with something 80% of us probably want to do – lose weight. In a recent social media post, I shared my Noom Success Story and I had so many questions and comments about my weight loss, I decided to write about […]

Travel Solo With These Expert Travel Safety Tips for Women

April 8, 2021 5 Comments »

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In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer Sherry Spitsnaugle. I asked her to interview JC Lightcap about his expertise in Travel Safety. I met JC at a Travel Massive event and immediately fell in love with his website and bootcamps on travel safety and […]

Alaska Sled Dogs and the Ultimate Denali Dogsled Expedition

March 31, 2021 No Comments »

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The first thing Courtney said after introducing herself was, “we don’t adopt out our dogs”. At the moment, I thought it was an odd thing to lead with as we prepared to go on our first Alaska dog sledding expedition. I love Alaska sled dogs, but I had never considered adopting one…but then again, I […]


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