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7 of the Best Day trips from Denver

June 3, 2020 No Comments »

day trips from Denver

I moved to Denver for one of the great loves of my life…the mountains. I can look out my apartment window and see them; they are close, but sometimes seem so far away (especially when you don’t have a car!). They taunt me, with their inviting snow-covered peaks, aspens, rugged trails, and high-altitude lakes. The […]

Driving in Ireland: The Wild Atlantic Way (Map & Route Guide)

February 27, 2020 35 Comments »

Wild Atlantic Way Driving Trip

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way takes on the status of one of the longest coastal drives in the world at 1,600 miles. It joins the ranks of other great coastal roads like Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail, Big Sur, Maui’s Kaekili Highway, and South Africa’s Garden Route. Drive down narrow one-lane roads to see secret beaches, towering […]

Leave the City Behind on this Day Trip from Rome

May 8, 2019 6 Comments »

Rome Day Trip

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer Linda Martinez. I met Linda at her hostel, the Beehive, in Rome 7 years ago! Linda and I connected on many levels (she’s an American expat in Italy), and we have remained friends ever since.  When I […]

Driving the Pacific Coast Highway Without a Plan

April 18, 2019 2 Comments »

pacific coast highway road trip

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer and traveler, Staci Schwarz. I met Staci a few years ago when she and her family left for a family sabbatical.   I loved following her travels and subsequent learnings from that experience.  However now her kids […]

When the Unexpected Happens While Traveling

December 3, 2018 3 Comments »

atlantic airways landing vagar faroe islands

I had dozed off on my early morning Atlantic Airways flight from Iceland to the Faroe Islands. Fighting jetlag from my previous day’s US flight,  it was all I could do to get up and get myself to the airport in time this morning. There aren’t many flights going to the Faroe Islands from Iceland, […]

5 of the Best Upper Midwest Road Trips

July 10, 2018 14 Comments »

upper midwest road trips

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from blogger and road trip expert Kristi. She not only writes about road trips she’s taken (and she’s taken a lot!), she’ll also help you plan yours down to every detail! I was excited to have her write about […]

Hit the Open Road with These Best Drives in the World

May 31, 2018 1 Comment »

best drives in the world

There are a billion best drives in the world, best scenic drives, and best road trip articles out there – and honestly, your best ones are probably the favorite ones you’ve been on. With that in mind, I’ve compiled something a little different. Here, you won’t find the usual list – instead you’ll find the […]

Sliding Through Winter Driving School in Steamboat Springs

January 24, 2018 2 Comments »

winter driving school steamboat springs

I stare out my window in Denver at the snow-covered mountains and sigh in defeat. I am tired of being scared and intimidated by the idea of driving in winter conditions. The mountains were calling me; “Sherry, come play…”. I’m not a skier. And yes, I know that makes my move to Colorado an odd […]

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