Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

Overcoming Fear – Meet Plan GO! 2012

Overcoming Fear – Meet Plan GO! 2012

My father says that I have never met a stranger. I suppose he is right. I love meeting new people and I can talk to anyone, an innate ability that has served me well as a traveler. Life on the road is full of chance and brief encounters with truly remarkable people. By not being […]

Global Lives Global Gala – Come Meet Your Neighbors

Global Lives Global Gala – Come Meet Your Neighbors

Step out of your world and join me and other globally minded individuals for an exciting evening of global experiences at the Global Lives Global Gala in San Francisco this Thursday, November 1oth! Global Lives will be celebrating 7 years of engaging, educating and inspiring audiences to rethink what it means to be a global citizen. […]

Overheard at Meet, Plan, Go!

Overheard at Meet, Plan, Go!

“You mean to tell me there are people out there as crazy as you?” my father exclaimed in disbelief when learning about Meet, Plan, Go! Finding comfort in numbers, I was pleased to report that there are indeed at least 150 people in San Francisco (and 1100 Nationwide) that  should be put away with me if being crazy means following […]

Meet, Plan, Go! Take a career break!

Meet, Plan, Go! Take a career break!

If you read this blog and have ever thought “I wish I could travel as much as Kelly does” … YOU CAN! Long term travel is a more realistic goal than you might think and a career break can actually be beneficial to your career. Having just returned from my second year long career break […]

In the next fifty years

In the next fifty years

“What do you think your home will look like in the next fifty years?“, Infinity Expedition’s volunteer crew ask the people living in the remote villages of Vanuatu in the South Pacific. Without prompting, Barry, resident of Aneityum island in southern Vanuatu, told us the story of how he has recently had to build a […]

The happiest people in the world …

The happiest people in the world …

live in Vanuatu (van-wat-too), reported the author of an article Thomas read when we were living in Western Australia. I had never heard of the country nor could I have placed it on a map, but I remember saying “I want to go there.” Comprised of 83 small islands, the nation of Vanuatu is a […]

Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd

I first learned about Sea Shepherd in 2007 when I watched the documentary Shark Water. Filmmaker Rob Stewart has had a lifetime fascination with sharks and sets out “to debunk historical stereotypes and media depiction of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.” The […]

Eat Pray Love – Are you a lover or a hater?

Eat Pray Love – Are you a lover or a hater?

Eat Pray Love … the three little words that can inspire and infuriate. You love or you hate. The movie based on the best-selling memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert recently aired on the big screen. I have always like Julia Roberts but don’t think she was not best choice for the part and felt the movie […]

Guy Walks Across America

Guy Walks Across America

Fire Jumping – Chaharshanbeh Souri

Fire Jumping – Chaharshanbeh Souri

My mom taught me not to play with fire, but she never said I could not jump over it. So when my Persian friend invited me to go fire jumping, I said…WHY NOT?! March 16th was Chaharshanbeh Souri, an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated annually the Tuesday night preceding the Spring Equinox and the beginning of […]

AFAR

AFAR

A new travel magazine recently launched in San Francisco. AFAR is a different kind of travel magazine that guides and inspires those who travel the world seeking to connect with its people, experience their cultures, and understand their perspectives. “Through my travels, I have learned that it is not the physical surroundings or the iconic […]

Where the Hell is Matt?

Where the Hell is Matt?

Matt may be a bad dancer but he is a clever one.Where the Hell is Matt?I found this video to be very moving and I am inspired to come up with a creative way to fund future travels! There are so many places that I have not visited, so many cultures I need to experience, […]

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