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Sweet (& suite) home, Chicago

I’ve had a few pieces published recently about my whirlwind trip to Chicago in the fall (whirlwind not only because I was there for just two nights, but also because I departed just 15 hours after I’d arrived home from my Scotland / Iceland trip!). 114 more words


My Commitment to the UN’s Year of Sustainable Tourism with Visit.org

It is no secret to most that I am just as much an environmentalist social-justice advocate as I am a globetrotter. However, these identities can easily contradict each other. 759 more words

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When Vervet Babies are Kicked Out of the Human Nest

When the newborns are brought in they are cared for by loving humans 24/7 and are never alone again. Their humans do everything for them, the babies pee and shit and crawl all over them and we smile and tell them how awesome they are. 627 more words

Travelling Solo

Well That Was Special... not

My flight was to leave at 11:30 am Dec.24/16, Saturday. At 2am, Dec.23/16, Friday,  I woke gasping for air. I was to find out later from the emerg doctor I had pneumonia. 694 more words

Travelling Crone

Slow, Simple, Sustainable

Ecotourism is a big industry these days, which is encouraging from the perspective that this equates to high demand for greener options when people make travel decisions. 751 more words


Visiting "Flyover America"

I faced a difficult decision after the American election. I was invited on a press trip to Branson, Missouri — a red state in what some call the mid-West and what others call the South. 198 more words


BUCKET LIST : 65 travel experiences to add to your "to do list" before you die....

Just having put together my own bucket list together for my page – I thought I would add to it with things I HAVE already done and create a mega to do list. 649 more words