There are a lot of amazing things happening in my life right now. I wanted to take a moment to appreciate. The last several months (no, years) have been a whirlwind. But, I am looking forward to several things over the next couple of months. Right now, I am grateful for: the time we have …

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the playitsafers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” – Cecil Beaton.


“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” –William James

Inspirational Quote of the Day If you can figure out your Why (why are you here? What are you here to accomplish?), then you will have all the motivation you need to breakthrough any challenges and achieve your goals. I'm not sure I have figured it out just yet, but I believe my Why will …

Happy Fri-Yay! all my awesome blog followers! I have now been blogging for 10 months and recently surpassing 100 WordPress followers! ... and it is all you. I appreciate you. I appreciate your support. I appreciate your feedback. I appreciate our community. Wishing you happiness, mindfulness and a true sense of purpose! If you haven't joined …


The world offers a myriad of opportunities to realize our privilege.


Time is a magical and dramatic thing. It is only through the passing of years and through travel that we, creatures of modern times, are allowed to cross over into once forbidden or restricted places of the world. If you can’t find any other reason to leap onto the next plane, ponder the novelty of going somewhere that so many others before you could not. 

For example…

Created by the Soviet Union, the Iron Curtain once divided Europe in half, leaving those forbidden to enter it with only their imagination of what lay beyond. Take advantage of the fact that you can now discover the gorgeous city of Budapest, venture high into the mountains of Zakopane in Poland to indulge in delicious smoked cheese and visit the mystical Bran Castle in Romania, home of Dracula.

Auschwitz, in the 1940’s was a place no one would wish on even their most…

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How travelling changed me – ____Veggie Travelling Teacher

I believe people "make of it [traveling] what they will." If you do it with an open mind, be open to new experiences, ways of doing things and leave your judgement and preconceived notions behind, then the potential for personal growth is endless.