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Hiking Banaue to Batad Rice Terraces

March 5, 2020 7 Comments »

I had been hearing about the amazing beaches in the Philippines for years now, so I always had it on my list as a ‘must see’. I had the perfect opportunity to travel to the Philippines for my niece’s softball tournament so I thought this would be my chance to finally experience the Philippine beach […]

How I Ended Up On My First Solo Trip

January 8, 2019 7 Comments »

fist time solo travels

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from blogger Jackie Sills-Dellegrazie. I met Jackie recently at a Blog conference and she so nicely said to me, “you inspired me to travel solo!” I was so touched as I heard her story of her hearing me speak […]

Roam Sweet Roam Car Camping

September 17, 2018 26 Comments »

solo car camping tips

I read the Facebook comment “If you’re anywhere near Crested Butte, I’d love to say hi!!” left by Ottsworld reader, Vicki Hill. I often get messages from people/strangers wanting to meet up when I’m in their town or nearby. If I have time on a trip I LOVE to meet readers. Yes, yes I know […]

A Chat About Women’s Adventure Travel

November 6, 2015 No Comments »

I co-host a live Twitter Chat on Adventure Travel so that I can continue to get great ideas on adventures to take around the world…and share a few of my own. I Co-host with two other adventurous women, Nellie of Wild Junket and Laurel of Monkeys and Mountains, and occasionally we have ‘special guests’. This […]


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