Category Archives: Adventure​

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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Post Adventure Refreshment – The Best Mojito Cocktail 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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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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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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Instead of Resolutions a 2017 Adventure List

Happy New Year adventurers! ZOMG! I started the year off with a bang. Yes, on a page turning day in Cuban history and my own personal story, on New Year’s, I launched my latest book, Cubicle to Cuba. In it, I share some awesome adventures and of course some real doozies that all started because…
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Adventure is My Middle Name

If you haven’t noticed on this blog, in my books, and talks, I’m all about adventure. I joke with others that my middle name is adventure. (It really isn’t. My middle name is Noel, but I may have to get a legal name change.) Whether its traveling adventures to Cuba or raising the bar on…
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Five Secrets to Happiness for Adventurers

As an adventurer with many good times as well as good stories of misadventures under my belt, I wanted to share with you five tried and true secrets to happiness for adventurers. The happy campers get all the notoriety, but not any longer. Move on over; it’s time for the Happy Adventurers.   1. Do…
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Adventure is My Meditation

"Adventure is my meditation." - Heidi Siefkas from With New Eyes I bet you are scratching your head or at least puzzled. Adventure and meditation don't mix. It's counterintuitive, right? However, let me explain my quote and belief. Many feel that adventure is just for adrenaline junkies, but I beg to differ. Check out this definition of…
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