Category Archives: Adventure​

To Write Well Live an Adventurous Life, One Worth Writing About

[caption id="attachment_3685" align="alignright" width="300"] Savoring a mint tea in Tangier, Morocco[/caption] A little over a year ago, a wise peer author reminded me that Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway had the writer's life down pat. Yes, it is easier to write well when you are living a life worth writing about. As you know, I…
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Are you curious? Where am I off to next?

One of the most common questions I get is, “Where are you off to next?” This week, I'm heading back to Cuba. Almost every two weeks, I will be taking a flight from Miami to Cuba that only takes forty-five minutes, but transports me to another era. However, Cuba isn't the only adventure on my…
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A Dose of Aloha and Adventure in Kauai

You know that Jerry Maguire line, "You had me at hello." Well, Kauai had me at aloha. Nearly three years ago, I got my first taste of the Garden Isle and aloha. Shortly there after, it became my writing abode and basecamp of many adventures whether on foot, in kayak, or by helicopter. Why did…
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The Adventures of Architecting a New Life, Life 2.0

Did I get you with adventure, Life 2.0, or both? Whichever the case, you landed in the right place. I'll start by explaining Life 2.0 because I imagine you are on a Smartphone or laptop right now as you read this. Just like the software or app updates you receive on your tech devices, life…
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Adventures of 2016 – Cuba, Audio Books, Retreats, and more

If you didn't know, I'm all about adventure. Yes, some would call it my middle name. Heck, I call it my meditation. That's why I encourage others to head for adventure by asking, "What's your next adventure?" So I'm going to let the cat of the bag and share with you what's on my adventure…
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Author Climbs Sydney Bridge to Demonstrate Why Adventure is Her Meditation

How can adventure be meditation? Author & Adventurer, Heidi Siefkas, believes it is. In her second book, With New Eyes, Heidi explains her unique take on meditation by defining adventure as, "something new, challenging, and perhaps frightening." She stresses,  "in almost all cases, it's all-consuming. Deciding to do it and then executing it despite the…
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Adenture Travel to Kauai – Kayaking to Kipu Kai

For those that have already visited the Garden Isle or for those that are experienced kayakers with a sense of adventure, I would highly suggest going to one of the most beautiful beaches on Kauai, Kipu Kai. This beach, featured in the movie The Descendants, is on property of the Waterhouse Family between Poipu and…
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Choose Your Own Adventure Minneapolis Minnesota

Did you read choose your own adventure novels when you were a kid? The books are set up to tell an adventure with twists and turns that give you the option to create your own path and story. You arrive at the end of each chapter with a decision to make between different activities. You…
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Kuranda Scenic Railway – Adventure Travel Queensland Australia

At the tail end of a whirlwind, eight-day, maiden voyage tour to Down Under, including Tasmania, Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Ayers Rock, the Great Barrier Reef, and Cairns, I had traveled by catamaran, helicopter, bus, foot, cable car, plane, semi-submersible, and car. I was short one of the most pleasant ways to travel; yes, you…
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