Stop Giving Gifts

Every year for my Mom’s birthday, I try my hardest to find her the “perfect present.” I’m sure you know the feeling: desperately racking your brain for ideas, window shopping for inspiration, and often purchasing last minute.  This is mainly because, while it’s something she’ll like enough, nothing truly feels worthy enough. We feel that way because the special people in our lives don’t deserve physical “gifts” – they deserve our precious time....more

Adventure Time

If there's one thing that I want for my kids, it's to experience life, to have memories, not of sitting on the couch watching TV together but of exploring, of experiencing things and places they never thought they would. I want them to remember spending our time together laughing, learning, and loving....more

To Infinity and Beyond!

I love Toy Story and Buzz Lightyear’s reference to his adventures. It inspires me. I remember my adventure on a trip to Europe to celebrate our 5th year wedding anniversary. I always have a good time on my travels because I love to travel. Without a doubt, it is my passion....more

Traveling Without Fear

By Kate Brannum, Ph.D., Program Director for International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies at American Public University  ...more
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Top Spots in the Pacific Northwest

Today on my blog, I'm sharing my favorite travel destinations in the Pacific Northwest!Check it out here...more

Day Trips from Paris, France

Today on my blog, I'm sharing some day trips you can take easily from Paris, France.Check it out here!...more

Complete Guide to Amtrak Travel

Today on my blog, I'm sharing my guide to traveling by Amtrak train!Check it out here. ...more

Courage to Adventure

When I work with clients I usually have them work on definitions of what they believe in.  One of clients recently came up with a definition that surprised her.  Until she had taken the time to sit down to actually define what these words meant to her, she had no idea where they would take her.  Now she has more clarity with what is in front of her and what needs more focus.  What a gift she has given herself. ...more

One Wild, and Delicious Life

March is Women's History Month…let's hear your HERstory. Think about what happened up to this point to form who You are today. Consider all the women who have influenced you. And not the obvious women:  parents, grandparents, aunts, teachers, counselors, clergy, and extended family. Who or what else has been important to you?...more

Feed Your Travel Bug in College

 Stuck in college, but want to travel? Look no further than my post! Today I'm sharing some advice for feeding that travel but while you're stuck in college....more