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How You can help save our Amazing Oceans!

How You can help save our Amazing Oceans!

How YOU can help our amazing oceans! Through all of my travels, especially those involving the ocean and diving, I have become more and more aware of the changing state of our oceans. The changes from 30 years ago to the present are painfully clear. Water temperatures are significantly warmer, coral reefs are bleaching and […]

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I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I have always loved introducing people to the ocean. First time snorkelers, first time divers, and especially children seeing the underwater world for the first time. I cannot count how many people I have taught to snorkel or taken snorkeling, and most of them went on to dive and become certified divers. Since I am always […]

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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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A Most Unpleasant Surprise on Dive Day 7 in Raja Ampat

A Most Unpleasant Surprise on Dive Day 7 in Raja Ampat

Ear problems are a most unpleasant surprise! “I can’t dive because of my ears” is something I have heard a million times. Generally, it is not true, most people can clear their ears, and if you don’t believe me, just yawn! They clear. It is a fact that there are divers who have ear trouble, […]

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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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I am Thrilled to be Featured on Next Act for Women!

I am Thrilled to be Featured on Next Act for Women!

I am so excited to be featured on Helene Stelian’s fabulous blog, Next Act for Women! I am joining a very elite band of women who have been reinventing their lives. Please come on over and read the article, find out about all kinds of travel opportunities, and peruse the stories of many women who […]

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Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Millennials, you have real power: 91% of millennials want to transition to clean energy. 83% of millennials believe the results of this election will affect their life. 69.2 million millennials have the power to win November’s election. * I have tried not to post about the US 2016 election on Travels with Tam, for obvious […]

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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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Diving Komodo with Ray of Hope was a Powerful Experience!

Diving Komodo with Ray of Hope was a Powerful Experience!

Last month, July 2016, I traveled to Bali Indonesia to board The Arenui for a Ray of Hope Expedition with Marine Megafauna director Dr Andrea Marshall. The trip was nothing short of amazing. My dives with The Arenui and Ray of Hope Expeditions were so fabulous…I saw so many animals I’d never seen before, and […]

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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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