Posts Tagged ‘travel not planning’

Madagascar no plan no problem – canoeing down the Tsiribihina River

Madagascar no plan no problem – canoeing down the Tsiribihina River

I didn’t realize at the time, with a single phone call, our fated path on the island would begin to unfold. A voice laced in French confirmed, “Yes madam we have one room available, I will send a driver to fetch you.” Having landed in Madagascar without a plan or a place to stay, I […]

I will not sell out my travel

I will not sell out my travel

“What do you do in travel?” she asked me. She, a woman who founded a company that develops products that help measure your social media impact. Me, an adventure traveler who could not care the least bit about measuring my social media impact. While many of the “travel people” who mingled about the event are […]

Itinerary NOT planning – How to travel by the seat of your skirt (or pants!)

Itinerary NOT planning – How to travel by the seat of your skirt (or pants!)

I was recently one of three panelist at the Meet Plan Go San Francisco event, in which I spoke about my travel experiences, hoping to inspire the 120 guests in the audience to take a long career break. I also led small group sessions on the subject of itinerary planning, from the perspective of NOT […]

Blown away by Lancelin …

Blown away by Lancelin …

I was recently reminded why I do not make plans too far in advance when traveling and prefer to fly by the seat of my skirt.  I have always regretted the times when I have thought too far ahead instead of allowing life to evolve, as it should be. Plan as you may, things change, […]

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