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Do You Ever Look Back on Your Past Travels?

Do You Ever Look Back on Your Past Travels?

Do you ever look back on your past travels? Go through photos, reread your travel journal? Busy modern life usually keeps us from relaxing and reliving our previous trips. As you read this I will be off on a new adventure, a Viking River Cruise through Europe! Traveling with my fellow travel blogger and friend, […]

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What It Is Like To Be Totally Remote

What It Is Like To Be Totally Remote

There are places on the planet where you can be totally remote. Alone. Removed. Well, radio waves are pretty much everywhere, but cell and internet signals are not. I just took my third trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago, to dive and photograph Giant Manta Rays, Whale Sharks, Sharks, Dolphins…and all of the cool smaller stuff. […]

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Amazing Travel Photos from 2017 Part 3: WITS in Milwaukee and Austin

Amazing Travel Photos from 2017 Part 3: WITS in Milwaukee and Austin

Milwaukee has never been on my go-to list. My trip there in April 2017 was for the Women in Travel Summit, WITS, a travel conference I love to go to. I was surprised by how much I liked the city! Lake Michigan, three rivers convergence, beautiful architecture, and a very cool art museum, with a […]

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Wild and Amazing Travel Photos from 2017 Part One: Antarctica and Argentina

Wild and Amazing Travel Photos from 2017 Part One: Antarctica and Argentina

Wild and Amazing Travel Photos from 2017! In January 2017 I journeyed to Antarctica and Argentina with my friend Annie. We met on a citizen science trip and decided to go see the White Continent, and while we were at it, Argentina. Going to Antarctica was an incredible experience. I expected horrible cold, dark skies, […]

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How You Can Travel to a Different City Monthly!

How You Can Travel to a Different City Monthly!

Now you can travel monthly! Not everyone can travel extensively, or even very often, but thanks to a brand new company, Explore Local Box founded by Jessica Larrabee, you can! Receive a monthly box, or one time box, that explores the local flavors and cultures of other locales! I just went to Boston, and it was an […]

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I Loved Diving in Raja Ampat, it was Sensational!

I Loved Diving in Raja Ampat, it was Sensational!

During July 2016 I took a fabulous dive trip to Komodo National Park in Indonesia with Ray of Hope Expeditions, to document manta rays in the area. Dr Andrea Marshall, the foremost Manta Ray scientist and co founder of Marine Megafauna Foundation, does several of these expeditions every year, and I absolutely love these trips, […]

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My Visit to Buenos Aires was Unexpected in Many Ways!

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My Visit to Buenos Aires was Unexpected in Many Ways!

Why visit Buenos Aires? About a year ago I posted a question on Facebook: where should I go next? Annie, a woman I met on a Ray of Hope Citizen Science Expedition in the Yucatan, wrote back and said, how about Antarctica? And to get to Antarctica one has to go either through Buenos Aires […]

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Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Last summer my husband and I ventured to Austin, Texas to see the bats…and our son, who lives there. Sadly, the bats didn’t make an appearance, but our stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin was so fabulous we decided to stay there again, and this time, we saw the bats! Any trip to Austin during […]

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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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Take the Pledge for Mother Earth

Take the Pledge for Mother Earth

Do you know how your Mother is doing? I am referring, of course, to our Mother Earth on this Earth Day, April 22, 2016. And she could be better. She could be a whole lot better. I usually talk about the ocean on Earth Day, or wildlife. Today I’m going to give you a few […]

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