Monthly Archives: August 2017

Look Up Reminder from 11,000 Feet in Cusco Peru

You are in luck! This post is a 241. It is a dose of inspirational advice with a side dish of adventure travel tips for those interested in going to high elevations, in particular, Machu Picchu, Peru. Enjoy this #LookUp reminder, which is an excerpt about elevation sickness from my recent book, Cubicle to Cuba…
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My Shining Moment in Patagonia Chile

My Shining Moment in Patagonia Chile At the top of Torres Del Paine National Park in the winter of 2011, I had a celebration. After three days of hiking along increasingly changeable mountainous terrain and glacier fed lakes – all the while experiencing everything from snow and rain, to summer sun and wind – I…
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An Adventure from Havana to Houston

As you may know, I have been traveling to the once forbidden island before it was THE HOTSPOT. I didn’t fall in love with Cuba at first sight, but it did intrigue me from the get-go. There was something special that drew me to the island. It was as if every decision that I had…
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Top 5 Things to Do in Havana Cuba

If you want to travel to Havana and get tips from a Cuba travel expert, you are in the right place! Before Beyoncé, Obama, or the Rolling Stones, I was traveling to Cuba. From my more than five years of adventures to Havana (La Habana) and around the once forbidden island, I can attest that…
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Post Adventure Refreshment – The Best Mojito Recipe

Let's mix things up with adventure and a mojito! If you are really on an adventure, challenging yourself, and living close to the edge, you will run into roadblocks, hiccups, and certainly misadventures. I certainly have. Some of my favorite stories around the dinner table or a bonfire are these misadventures, for example, being stung…
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Why Adventure – Watch the Explanation

With a business card that states, Author, Speaker, and Adventurer, most people ask me, why I adventure? To explain to you why, I have combined my latest adventure, which was indoor skydiving, in a video with my simple answer. Come fly with me! I hope you enjoyed the video. I encourage you to add adventure…
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5 Essentials for Your Next Adventure

As someone that lives much of the year on the road whether in Cuba or high in the Alps, I get asked a lot of travel tips. One of the most common is about packing and the essentials. I do have to preface my answer by saying that I'm rather low maintenance. I don't travel…
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