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Another Fantastic Solo Trip with Ray of Hope Expeditions!

Another Fantastic Solo Trip with Ray of Hope Expeditions!

Another fantastic Solo Trip with Ray of Hope Expeditions and Dr Andrea Marshall, Queen of Mantas! I love to travel solo, but traveling solo doesn’t have to mean traveling alone! When I travel solo I never feel “lonely” because there are so many new people to watch, to meet, and to talk to. My volunteer/citizen science […]

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14 of the Most Badass Adventurers on Instagram are Midlife Women!

14 of the Most Badass Adventurers on Instagram are Midlife Women!

Did you know that 14 of the most badass adventurers on Instagram are midlife women? It’s true! Talk about inspiration! Here are women who will show you how to get out of your comfort zone and find excitement. Points and Travel Dr Cacinda Maloney’s blog and instagram show her love of culture, adventure, and smart […]

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Here is your Chance to see the exhibit “Dressing Downton” in St Augustine Florida! Free!

Here is your Chance to see the exhibit “Dressing Downton” in St Augustine Florida! Free!

Here is your chance to see the museum exhibit, “Dressing Downton” at the Lightner Museum when staying at the St Francis Inn or Casa de Suenos in St Augustine, Florida this holiday season! I have stayed at Casa de Suenos and toured St Augustine, and I can tell you it is a beautiful, historical city […]

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A Life Changing Trip to Kenya with Global Heart Journeys on July 9! Hurry and book!

A Life Changing Trip to Kenya with Global Heart Journeys on July 9! Hurry and book!

In April I went to the Women In Travel Summit 2017, and met, as well as reconnected, with some amazing women! A good friend and blogging buddy wrote this post, and I truly could not do any better, this article is incredible. My new friend, Linda Higdon, is a fascinating woman, with a wealth of knowledge […]

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An Amazing Woman Plunging into 50 in Antarctica!

An Amazing Woman Plunging into 50 in Antarctica!

Guest Post by Christine Heenan, Clarendon Group Inc. I met Christine on my trip to Antarctica in January 2017, and she certainly fits the description of an Amazing Woman! A Communications and Public Relations Expert who has worked in the White House, at Harvard University, is a Huffington Post Contributor, and an adviser to the Gates […]

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5 Reasons I am SO Excited to Arrive in Antarctica!

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5 Reasons I am SO Excited to Arrive in Antarctica!

Sooo excited to arrive in Antarctica! Today is Day 3 of my Lindblad/National Geographic Expedition on the Explorer to Antarctica! After a few days in Buenos Aires, which I will post about, a day traveling to Ushiaya, Argentina (aka The end of the world), and a day at sea watching whales and seabirds, I woke […]

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A Funny Thing Happened When I Arrived in Cairns!

A Funny Thing Happened When I Arrived in Cairns!

In June and July of 2016, I took an epic trip to Sydney, Australia, Bali and Komodo National Park in Indonesia, then I finished with a fantastic voyage on the Spirit of Freedom, a great dive boat experience in the Great Barrier Reef! But…I had to get from Komodo to the Great Barrier Reef…. Taking […]

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Fab Photo Friday: Reef Mantas in Komodo National Park

Fab Photo Friday: Reef Mantas in Komodo National Park

It is Fab Photo Friday! On Day 4, the Ray of Hope Expedition caught up with Mantas! ROHE’s main goal is always to identify as many manta rays as possible, and records were broken on this trip! Takat Makkasar is a known Manta hangout, so day 4 was mostly spent on this reef. When we […]

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Ray of Hope Expedition: Dive Adventure in Komodo

Ray of Hope Expedition: Dive Adventure in Komodo

My latest dive adventure on the Arenui in Komodo, Indonesia was also a Ray of Hope Expedition. What is a ROHE, you ask? It is a trip where research and the sheer joy of diving conjoin. Dr Andrea Marshall, co-founder of the Marine Megafauna Foundation, explains: “Explore new aggregation sites with us, encounter mantas in […]

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Diving Komodo: Angel Reef and Satonda

Diving Komodo: Angel Reef and Satonda

I have to confess that the first dive in Komodo was unbelievable! It was like turning a sugar lover loose in a candy store. There was so much to see! The Arenui is LUX. At 6:30 a.m. we were awakened, and everyone met in the dining room for “first breakfast”. First breakfast is continental…coffee, fruit, yogurt. […]

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