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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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A Reminder to Look Up from the Alps

Recently I went to witness the grandeur and beauty of the Swiss Alps and the Matterhorn. From an awe-inspiring overlook, I send you this reminder of the two powerful words, #LookUp. From wherever you are, enjoy this quickie reminder to #LookUp: 1) Be in the moment & 2) Find the upside Please share the #LookUp…
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An Adventure Detour in Switzerland Led to a Big Surprise

With a name like Heidi, all of my life people have asked me if I was Swiss or German followed by comments about Peter, Grandfather, and goats from the book Heidi. In fact, their stereotypical questions are not far off. If you didn’t already know from my books, I was named Heidi because I grew…
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Architecting a New Life, Life 2.0 – CBS Miami Interviews Heidi Siefkas

On CBS Miami Channel 4, Author & Adventurer Heidi Siefkas shares her inspirational story of Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG) and how she architected a new life, Life 2.0. To see Heidi in-person, she will be a keynote speaker at various events this year, including the Miami International Book Fair, 6th Annual Suits, Stilettos, and Lipstick Conference,…
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Look Up Reminder from a Rooster

We all need reminders. That's why Post-its were invented as well as the millions of digital apps and features to alert us at all hours of up and coming meetings, birthdays, or haircuts. Although meetings, beauty treatments, and celebrations are important, what should be at the top of your to-do list every day? The answer:…
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True Story of the Luck of the Adventure

Although what I’m about to share with you sounds like fiction, it certainly is not. This is a true story about a South Florida woman and what a little dose of inspiration and adventure can do. After one of my presentations where I shared my story of overcoming obstacles and the powerful mantra of Look…
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Ways You Can Travel to Cuba in 2017 – It Is Not Too Late

Damas y caballeros (ladies and gentlemen)… I know the announcement on Friday 6/16/17 by our President scared many. Well, it isn’t too late. You can still travel to Cuba in 2017. What changed with travel to Cuba? The major policy change is for independent travelers who prefer not to travel in groups or with the…
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Heidi Siefkas Chimes in on Cuba Travel Changes with Sun Sentinel

With over five years of travel to Cuba and a book about my travels under my belt, I call myself a Cuba expert. After Friday's announcement (6/16/17), I felt compelled to share my feelings about the policy changes toward travel to Cuba. Although I could have only shared it on my blog and social media,…
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