Coffee drinker, photo lover, nomadic traveler since 2006. Found at www.ottsworld.com
This Valentine’s day, skip the flowers and chocolates — instead, why don’t you travel to a place that will remind you what love is really all about. That place is Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany, and when I visited last fall, I discovered a tale of romance that uplifted my heart.
My theory in life is to just live the life you want and love will find you. However, in my travels I do search for signs of love. And throughout the years in various corners of the world, I’ve found them. Some are obvious, and some are hidden.
“Welcome to Antarctica!” the voice in front of me boomed. Surprised to hear the sentence verbalized for me, a wave of excitement rolled through my body. A hand was extended out to me and I instinctively grabbed it in the ‘sailor grip’ that we were taught on the ship. It felt like I was moving in slow motion when I looked up at the face of my greeter to the seventh continent — all I could do was smile
As reindeer roamed freely in the Running Reindeer Ranch yard and around the cars, the owner, Jane Atkinson, greeted us and started filling our heads with fascinating reindeer facts.
Your heart races, you start to sweat, and a state of intense fear overcomes you; this is terror. Chances are that if you are contemplating taking a career break or doing long-term travel, your journey to achieving your travel dreams are full of terror and fear.
You put them on your tree every year, but have you ever wondered — why? Why do we hang glass balls on a tree? It’s really kind of strange if you think about it. Yet we do it all around the world, year after year.
I just don’t like to ski. Hurtling down a mountain with no control isn’t fun to me, it’s stressful. I didn’t have to look far to find things to do in Banff in winter that didn’t include downhill skiing. These heart-pounding adventures were things I had never done before which made them all the more exciting to me to try.
If you have 48 hours in a city, you often feel like you have to jam in everything in a short time. However, this trip I decided to slow down and spend more time just looking around, to focus on the idea that less is more. What can you do in 48 hours in Chicago? Turns out, quite a lot.hoo Travel
I’ve been on the road nine years to all continents and about 65 countries, and I normally shy away from giving people lots of advice about travel, as everyone’s tastes are different and I don’t profess to be an expert. But after nine years of living on the road, I think I have earned the right to share some of my best tips — travel tips that I use all the time.
while this is a city of fast cars, it’s also a city of more leisurely pursuits — a haven for creators, innovators, and artists, for outdoor enthusiasts who don’t mind taking the slow lane, and for food lovers who want to linger over a delicious dinner. Here’s how to take a relaxing and reinvigorating break in Indianapolis.
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