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Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland A Possible Return to Scotland Photo Credit It’s hard to believe that when first ever solo trip was 13 years ago. Writing that actually makes me feel very old. I was in my early twenties and booking my first 2 week vacation, ever. Alaska November 2013 : Monday Nov 2013 : Monday The Endless Skies Teaching my little girl to ride a bike

Nine Strange Natural Phenomena You Have To See To Believe  People travel all over the world to see strange natural wonders and unusual landscapes. But what about traveling to places where you can witness some of the weirdest natural phenomena on earth? Like this… No, it’s not a bird, it’s not a plane, and it’s definitely not an alien invasion; that strange glowing green light in the sky is an atmospheric phenomenon called an aurora. Auroras occur when solar winds crash into the earth’s atmosphere, causing ions, atoms and molecules to explode into neon light. Make it a Full Experience in Paris Passerelle des Arts Bridge Photographer: Guillaume Cattiaux Paris offers such a tantalizing menu to visitors that is easy to overload on all it has to offer. After a while, by doing too much, everything melds into a mismatch of attractions, in which you´ll say, “was I there?’” Parisian moments can be embellish upon and savored. Do what I do and try to head off an over-stimulating experience into one of everlasting memories.

Practical Tips from Four Years of World Travel As promised in my last post about homesickness and long-term travel, I wanted to publish a follow up about the more practical side of my time on the road. I started out having no idea if I had packed the right things in my bag, worried about losing my passport (I tend to be slightly scatterbrained on the best of days) and curious if I’d last the full year around the world. 4 years later, I’m still moving – though I’m doing so quite a bit differently than when I first started out. I’m travelling much more slowly, opting to spend more time learning and eating.

New York, I'm Coming Back!! Yes, it’s true. I’m returning to New York City!! I’ve traveled to New York City three times. My first trip was in 1994, on one of my Dad’s business trips. The Lotus Children's Charitable Trust, 2012 Mongol Rally Charity - Spunkygirl “In 1993 Didi Kalika, an Australian yoga teacher living in UB was moved by the plight of the children living on the streets and founded the Lotus Children’s Center. She started simply by giving food and basic medical care, and soon realized that serious change was necessary to make real impact.” A Little History Over the past 18 years the Lotus Children’s Center has worked to aid street kids and abandoned babies in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.