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Look Up Featured in Book I Think

Earlier this year, I was honored to tear into I Think: How Thinking Like a Kid Can Change Your Life written by my friend, Amy Lee Ellowitz, and her youngest daughter, Delilah Jane. In I Think, Amy has artfully taken Delilah Jane’s one-liners and I Think moments from age six to ten years old and…
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Get a Taste of Cuba with Me – Let’s Go Cruising

Get a Taste of Cuba - Let's Go Cruising After six years traveling to Cuba, I’m finally sailing to Cuba from Tampa this year. For all nine sailings of the Carnival's Paradise, I will be the Cuba guest lecturer. In this role, I will showcase through daily, interactive presentations Cuban culture, flavors, rhythms, travel tips,…
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Look Up on the Camino de Santiago

Look Up Mantra Many years ago, I created the mantra Look Up to capture the biggest life lesson that I learned in my early thirties. From a near-death accident, I realized that we have very little control over this thing called life; however, we do have control over something very powerful, our perspective on life.…
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3 Hidden Gems in Ecuador

Are you looking for the off-the-beaten-path, lesser known places to explore in Ecuador? Perhaps you have already done the Galapagos Islands, but want to see what else Ecuador has to offer. That's a perfect reason to dive into this post that my peer travel writer, Sara Dobak, has created for us. Let's travel to Ecuador…
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Top 5 Things to Do in South Africa

A travel dream of mine is to go on an adventure in South Africa, not only for the wildlife and witnessing the Big 5, but also to try some awesome wines. This is why I reached out to peer traveler, writer, and adventurer, Alya Akhmetgareeva, to highlight her favorite things to do in South Africa.…
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5 Outdoor Adventures in Scotland You Must Not Miss

Although I have had the opportunity to travel to Scotland, I cannot call myself an expert. So, I've asked my peer intrepid traveler and writer, Kathi Kamleitner, to give us her advice on the 5 outdoor adventures that no one should miss. Scotland Adventures with Kathi Ahoy! Scotland is an incredibly diverse holiday destination. While many…
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10 Unmissable Beaches in Bali

Need a dose of relaxation or to get the heck out of Dodge? Regardless, it sounds like beach therapy is calling and Bali has exactly what the doctor ordered. Being a believer that salt water can cure anything, I reached out to travel writer and journalist, Natalie Deduck, to share with us her expertise on…
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5 Must Do Experiences in India

I know many travelers, writers, and photographers that have visited all 197 countries, thus hitting all 7 continents. I consider myself a seasoned traveler, but I haven't visited all countries nor continents. With that said, everywhere is on my list, so look for me on the road. However, I do know who to hit up…
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5 Cool, Off-Beat Things to Experience in Beijing

As I always say, I haven't been everywhere, but everywhere is on my list. With that said, China and Beijing are on my bucket list. In order to help us with off-the-beaten-path travel advice for Beijing, I've enlisted the help and expertise of peer traveler and writer, Talek Nantes. Enjoy her 5 Cool, Off-Beat Things…
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