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adventures american travel writer

The Adventures of an American Travel Writer

Two-and-a-half years ago my life changed dramatically.  I decided two things – I had to do more international travel, and I had to find a way to fund it. Since writing was something that I’d always loved, it seemed reasonable that it could become my ticket to traveling the world.  I spent a couple months […]

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VIP pass to the high life

My VIP Pass to the High Life

International travel is my passion.  If there’s an adventure to be had, I want to go. This year, I spent Easter in Tahiti, the largest island in French Polynesia, known for its swaying coconut-palmed beaches, fragrant tiare blossoms, and towering volcanic peaks. I stayed at the best resort on the island where I lounged on […]

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ready set jump literally

Ready, Set, Jump! Literally.

The small round light turned from red to green, the plane decreased speed to the point of hover (or so it seemed), and the bottom of the large side door began its slow, creaky, ominous rise.  Strapped into handsome jumpmaster as snuggly as I would allow without a marriage proposal, there was no turning back […]

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La Paz

My Wild La Paz Birthday Bash

Published in International Living, July 8, 2013 When you get to a certain age, the idea of blowing out candles jammed into a cake laden with thick, sickeningly-sweet wallpaper paste-like frosting is no longer appealing. So when offered the opportunity to spend my birthday in a beautiful part of Mexico, I didn’t have to think […]

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