Where practical advice meets Wanderlust...


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Life is an odyssey.  You are on it right now. 
With every decision you make, you are choosing your own adventure, writing your own script. 

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You are the heroine of your own story.   

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Are you happy with yours?   
If yes, this site is for you.  If no, this site is really for you.

Where in the World Have I Been?
Austria, Belgium, Canada, Colombia,
Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany,
Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand,
Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain,  Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, 
United Kingdom, United States,
Vatican City
Countries So far: 27

U.S. States:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,

New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

U.S. States So far: 32

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods
There is a rapture on the lonely shore
There is society, where none intrudes
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:

I love not man the less, but Nature more...

catch up with the girl who travels the world...

Blog Posts from #GWTW

  1. How to Get to Rainbow Mountain...
    07 Sep, 2016
    How to Get to Rainbow Mountain...
    Through the mist.....there it was.  After seven miles of trekking above 14,000 feet, high up in the Peruvian Andes: there was the mountain I had longed to see for myself:  Rainbow Mountain.  No real, live place in this world has ever reminded me more of Dr. Seuss and his famous book, "Oh! The Places You'll Go!"   I'm sure that Rainbow Mountain was exactly what he had in mind when he wrote that book.  100% sure.  In this post, I'll take you inside the journey to Rainbow Mountain: the place I
  2. A Story About Colombia for the Solo Traveler
    07 Sep, 2016
    Once Upon a Time in Colombia...
    Once upon a time, there was a girl who was afraid to visit Colombia... She thought it would be too dangerous.  Too scary.  Too many drugs.  After all, that's what Colombia is known for, isn't it? But her travel plans changed, and all of a sudden she found herself on a flight to Cartagena.  From the moment she stepped off the plane, and saw the swaying palm trees, she began to think that maybe - just maybe, she had gotten Colombia all wrong.  She began to feel excited.  She couldn't wait to
  3. Solo Female Travel in Colombia
    22 Aug, 2016
    Traveling Solo in Colombia
    "Never have I felt the comfort of strangers more so than I did in Colombia, a place once known as the "Murder Capital of the World."  Never have I ever encountered more people who went out of their way to help me - not in England or France, not in Croatia or Peru, Spain or Canada, not in Turkey or Thailand - and certainly not in my home country of the United States.  Odd, the paradoxes we come across in travel." - A note from my journal, following my time spent in Colombia Originally,
  4. Top 10 Peru Travel Tips!
    20 Aug, 2016
    Top 10 Tips for Peru Travel!
    A friend of mine is leaving for Peru tomorrow, and he called me up last week to get some advice for his trip.  Here are the top tips I gave him for traveling to Peru.  They will work well for those traveling alone or in a group.  But pay special attention if you're traveling solo, particularly regarding the tips on money, as they will give you more confidence while traveling.  These tips are especially meant for those traveling to Cusco and Machu Picchu, as most visits to Peru will include

You can do it.  You can travel the world.  All you have to do is go...

What are you waiting for?