Tag: inspiration

8-Country, 8-Day Birthday Road Trip

For the past 13 years I have spent my birthday (June 14th) in a different country (except once) and it has become a birthday tradition. I have celebrated in China, Turkmenistan, Egypt, Canada, Holland, Namibia, Mauritius, Cape Verde, France, Peru and last year I did a “Birthday Blitz Road Trip” driving […]

An Excursion to Saint Kitts

By the most fun coincidence, my very best American friend, author and Dutch expat, Jessica Lipowski, ended her first book tour in the US, and launched into a relaxing Caribbean cruise at the exact same time we were on our honeymoon. By sheer luck Jessica happened to be […]

Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau Photo Essay

Guinea Bissau was a remarkably interesting and unique travel destination that we had the privilege of passing through on our overland journey circumnavigating Africa. We arrived on local transport via Senegal and exited eight days later into Guinea. We met so many new people who became friends, took […]

A Huge Thank You

I just want to give a huge thank you to all of my wonderful 2014 Book Tour sponsors!! You made an unforgettable trip extra special. I will always remember your hospitality and the exceptional time I spent with each of you. (Logos listed by date of sponsorship)            […]

Always Follow Your Dreams

Words can’t express how proud I am of my brother and former travel leader, Ammon.  In just 34 short years he has accomplished more than most do in a lifetime. As a small child Ammon could read before most could even count. Wow, right? But no. Being born […]