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How to Save Big $$ for Travel

December 13, 2011 2 Comments »

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Accepting change is hard. Most people don’t have a choice, when the world changes – they eventually have to change with it. My mother on Facebook is a great example of this; it was the only way she was going to keep up with her grandchildren’s lives. I have to admit though – I’m a […]

Feline Visitation Rights

May 4, 2008 1 Comment »

Photo: Since I’m in the process of selling off all of my posessions, my friend Linda sent this photo to me as a joke! I used to say that my cat, Palucci, had love for only one person; that person used to be me. However, when I decided to do my long term travel last […]

From The Outside Looking In

February 10, 2008 5 Comments »

Photo: American Grocery Store America – my home country…my passport, my culture. I’ve been gone from it for 15 months and am now re-entering it with a fresh pair of eyes. I have to first start out, I do love my country. It is my heritage. I love our freedom, I love our rights, I […]

Travel by Numbers

January 25, 2008 4 Comments »

I must admit, I went to school for Accounting, why – I have no idea. “Hello my name is Sherry and I’m a bean counter.” Yeah – it never quite fit me, nor my personality, which is probably how I ended up in Information Technology. However, there was something about numbers that I liked which […]

Budget Tokyo

December 18, 2007 1 Comment »

View Tokyo Photography View Tsukiji Fish Market Photography View Tokyo snapshots Since I only had 4 days in Tokyo, and little money left for traveling, I had a challenge – how do you stay in Tokyo on a budget. After months of living a simple life – I think I was up to the challenge. The first big […]

Fishy Business – Tsukiji Market, Tokyo

December 15, 2007 2 Comments »

For all Tsukiji Market Photography – click here! The alarm went off at 2:45AM – I got up disoriented and thought…why do I do this to myself? Yet as my eyes adjusted to the overhead light, and I got up off of my floor mat, I reminded myself that this was the whole purpose of […]

Underbelly of Tokyo

December 11, 2007 3 Comments »

For the ‘best of’ Tokyo Photography – click here! For snapshots of the subway – click here! There are 32 million people living in Tokyo. 8 Million of them ride the subway every day. That turns into about 3,000 people on each train. No wonder why most of the time you feel like a sardine […]

Lost in Transition – Tokyo

December 10, 2007 3 Comments »

For the ‘best of’ Tokyo Photography -click here! For all snapshots of Day 1 in Tokyo – click here! This is it – the last stop before I hit the US, one last hurrah – and I chose to do it completely on my own…solo…what I want to do, when I want to do it. […]

And on the last day

December 6, 2007 5 Comments »

  They say, don’t blog when you are angry…I’m not sure what they say about blogging when you are depressed, I’m sure it’s the same advice. However – I have to get this out as it has nowhere to go. I feel like my insides are all bottled up and someone just shook me up […]


December 2, 2007 1 Comment »

Photo: My sister and I As I started to count the number of countries I’ve visited for my sister’s Red Hot Holiday Party invitation, I also counted up the number of countries she traveled to with me. Surprisingly, the number came to about two-thirds of the total. Sure – I counted a country if she […]

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