As I travel, it is usually the unplanned, unexpected life moments with people that are the most memorable. This is a collection of those moments that stay in my memory while reminiscing about the journey.

“Sometimes you will not know the true value of a moment until it is a memory”

Where are you from? Finding my Ancestry

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As an American with my USA ancestry dating back almost 400 years, my DNA is quite a blend of European roots that migrated to the ...
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Speaking English in Europe

English Speakers in the EU
Nervous about going to Europe and encountering language barriers? How will my travel be only speaking English in Europe? In 2014, I spent almost the ...
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Histomap: Four Thousand Years of World History

Cartographies of Time
A snapshot of history. As I travel, I am constantly learning about each regions history and trying to put in all into together to understand ...
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The Insecurity of the Highlight Reel

Quote: Insecurity
The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else's highlight reel ...
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Personality in Zurich, Switzerland

Personality shines in Zurich
As I travel, I often come across some interesting characters.  Today, I was WOW'd by this woman in Switzerland.  ...
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Hot Air Ballooning over Chateau’s In France

Hot Air Ballooning in France
Another of my bucket list items has been to go up in a hot air balloon. So when I had the opportunity while touring the ...
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