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Kitespot Review: Alvor, Portugal

Kitespot Review: Alvor, Portugal

Some my best travel experiences have come from visiting friends I have met on the road back in their home countries. While living in Switzerland in 2014 I became close to a Portuguese couple who lived next door to me. A year later they flew home to visit their family and friends in Lisbon and […]

Coromandel Peninsula

Coromandel Peninsula

Photo of the week: Coromandel Peninsula is a sparsely populated wild stretch of coastline on the North Island of New Zealand. It has evidence of some of the earliest Maori settlement in New Zealand. According to legend the Maori first arrived on the peninsula around the 10th century A.D. Beautiful.

Skydiving in Queenstown, New Zealand 2008

Skydiving in Queenstown, New Zealand 2008

My recent hang gliding adventure inspired me to create a video of my first skydive. It has been two years since I jumped out of a plane  at 12,000 in Queenstown, New Zealand. I feel a next jump in my near future! Read about my first skydive.

What I will miss most while traveling …

What I will miss most while traveling …

The Dirty Dozen – the best girlfriends in the world!

Who, What, When, Where, Why?

Who, What, When, Where, Why?

I know what you all are thinking and wondering, so let me answer your questions now: Q: Where are you going?A: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Indonesia, Thailand and…???Q: Who are you going with?A: Lauren, my first SF friend, is also coming to Sydney.Q: What will you be doing?A: Working and travelingQ: When are you leaving?A: […]

My Travels: Where in the World have I been?

My Travels: Where in the World have I been?

Create your own travel map – TravBuddy MY ROUTE: 2017 Philippines – January 27, 2017 – March 10, 2017 Mexico, Yucatan – March 18, 2017 – March 25 , 2017 Canada, British Columbia – July 13, 2017 – July 17, 2017 MY ROUTE: 2016 Baja Mexico – January 16 2016 – February 12, 2016 Alaska – June 9, 2016 – […]

My Videos

Van-Tastic Adventures! “Brown Water” by Aine in Laos! Best job in the world! Crossing the road in Hanoi, Vietnam Walking through the streets in Hanoi, Vietnam Kayaking through a cave – Halong Bay, Vietnam Easyrider clips from motorbike ride through the Central Highlands of VietnamElephant ride in Lat Lak, VietnamDanny singing me “California Girls”Saigon TrafficKhmer […]

Quotes Around the World

Memorable quotes during my travels… 1/18/08Kelly: “I want to go upstairs and dance!”Lauren: “We are upstairs!” 12/6/07Jenny: “I like my men rough and ready!” 11/20/07 Kelly: “Lauren, how much is this coin worth?”Lauren: “Kelly, that is a quarter!” A few of my favorite quotes before I took off… Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. […]

About Me

As I near my 30th birthday, I am embarking on an open-ended, round-the-world journey in search of new experiences, fresh perspectives, adventure, and inspiration! I was born and raised outside of Atlanta, Georgia, and while I am still a Southern Belle, five years in San Francisco has opened my eyes, mind, and heart. I am […]

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