Category Archives: Blog

Pivotal Times Reminding Us to Look Up

In times when people are losing work, closing businesses, and fearful about other changes concerning the Coronavirus, it is important that we protect ourselves, families, and communities by staying at home and washing our hands. However, we must also shift our perspective to the upside of this situation. These challenging times will leave us all…
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Adventures No Travel Required – Coronavirus Quarantines and Cancelations

Are stay-at-home adventures possible? Whether it is lack of time, financial difficulties, weather hiccups, or the most recent obstacle, the coronavirus quarantines and cancelations, people often ask me: Can I have an adventure without traveling? Can I embark on an adventure without leaving my own home? YES! You CAN have an adventure without traveling far…
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South Florida Adventures

Who says an adventure has to be far away? When I advise that others add adventure to their lives to shift their perspective and energize their lives, I sometimes get push back. Whether it is time, money, the kids, other obligations, or the Covid-19 virus, there is a workaround to add adventure into your life.…
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Top 5 Best Places to Visit for History Lovers

If you are the kind of traveler who loves to visit historical sites and ancient places, then this is the right article for you! There may be a lot of places or countries that have ancient ruins or buildings, but it takes a firm decision, which ones you should choose that wouldn't give you regret…
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Guide to the Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

As a woman who loves solo adventures, you might be wondering what the best places are for your next vacation. There may be a lot of tourist spots or vacation destinations to choose from, but of course, you would want to choose the ones that will give you remarkable experiences. Here are the best destinations…
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Look Up – It’s Snowing in Joshua Tree National Park

Recently on a cross-country road trip, along Route 66, I was yet again surprised by Mother Nature. After crossing portions of the Mojave Desert, I arrived at Joshua Tree National Park to snow. When one thinks of Joshua Tree, you think of the one-of-a-kind strange trees, piles of boulders, and desert landscape: dry and most…
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First Adventure of the Year – Road Trip from Indy to Cali along Route 66

While most people were watching the ball drop in Times Square, fireworks, or singing ‘Auld Lang Syne,’ I was zzzzzzzzz, fast asleep. Even though I was in California (PST), I couldn’t make it to midnight in New York (EST). What would make me, a forty-something, sleepy at 9pm (PST)? The culprit was a week-long cross-country…
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Favorite Look Up Reminders of 2019

We all need reminders. Life is busy. Sometimes the to-do list is really as long as a CVS receipt. That's why I created the Look Up Mantra in 2010. Since then, I share Look Up with readers of my books and blog as well as for those that travel with me to Cuba, Japan, Ireland,…
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