The day my yoga pants went to yoga class.

Originally posted on Jenn's blog.:
I love yoga. I mean, I’m not good at it or anything – I don’t know what I’m doing, or how to breathe, and it took me a year just to figure out what “cat cow” was… But I love yoga. I love rolling out my little, pink yoga…

Travel Itinerary: The Great Pyramids of Egypt

Originally posted on ESL Ventures:
Greetings all! For the next two weeks I will be seeing the highlights of Egypt, courtesy of Travel Talk tours. Egypt has been on the top of my bucket list for sometime now, and this tour will be hitting all the major historical sites.😀 The tour includes full transportation with…

10 Reasons Why This Photo Triggers My Spidey Sense

Originally posted on Bonnywood Manor:
1. It has members of my family in it and I don’t know what they’re doing. This instantly puts me on high alert. Knowing how some of my family members have a natural instinct to do things they probably shouldn’t, this document could easily become evidence in some sort of…

Why are the Pyramids not mentioned in the Bible?

Originally posted on Ashraf Ezzat:
“What if the whole story of the Exodus from Egypt was a fake story, and what if we could prove that it is?” By Dr. Ashraf Ezzat There wasn’t a time when I did not feel uneasy about the story of the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt. Actually, uneasy is an…

Strange New Worlds

Originally posted on Rationalising The Universe:
Exoplanet – a planet which orbits a star outside the solar system Prior to 1992 not a single exoplanet was known to exist. Now, here we sit 24 years later having discovered 3,537 exoplanets in 2,653 planetary systems. The field of exoplanetary science has without a doubt been the…

Discovery Challenge: In the style of MOISES LEVY

Originally posted on joliesattic:
In Oceanside where I live, we have a pier.  It was told to me that it was the longest pier,  but it’s not. I think someone got it confused with the Ocean Beach pier, which is only the longest in the county at about 2,000 ft. whereas Oceanside’s Pier is 1,942 ft. Pretty…

Discovery of Silence

Originally posted on The World according to Dina:
Discovery of Stillness ie Entdeckung der Stille “Die Stille tanzt in sich, sie ist der Tanz der Leere” Stillness is the dance of emptiness Siri Buchfee Here it is silent as silent can be (Scoresby Sound/E Greenland) We Bookfayries are constantly seeking stillnes in our noisy times.…

Discovery challenge:  In the Style of

Originally posted on The Bag Lady:
Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado. This was my favorite site to take our out-of-state visitors. They have a road nearing the edge and trails leading you down to small edges of the cliffs. There is also a road accessing the river below. Quite a sight from either view!…

Discoveries in My Morning Hike

Originally posted on retireediary:
Woke up this morning, I was wondering whether I should be making my morning hike as there were some thunder storms during the night. The treks will be soggy and maybe even slippery. We have the wettest April in 60 years and I have not been able to hike for worrying…

Discovery in the Dark

Originally posted on Michael Wynn:
In this season of Halloween, I thought a little horror story suitable ? ? ? ? PHOTO PROMPT © Peter Abbey Billy turned onto the footbridge. Tapping his cane against the walls, he kept up a stream of encouragement to the dog. “Good girl, Maddie” Suddenly, she stopped and growled. “What…

Discoveries Of A Smitten Heart

Originally posted on Soul Symphonies:
Somewhere between silken sheets and galaxies I found you. I found you in the soft caresses of the wind, My body shivering in sweet anticipation of your touch. In the monotony of the skies, I saw you wash away the blues with the light of a thousand stars. Amidst the…

The Game of Numbers

Originally posted on twobrownfeet:
For a mathematician, a number can be whole, an integer, rational, irrational, real, or imaginary. I may have missed a few others. For the rest of us, living in the physical world, numbers can only be good or bad. We’re always in search of the right number. It’s pretty simple. Say…

A Necklace from Kylie

Originally posted on A Generous Helping:
I’ve never worn a necklace. I don’t mind them on men as long as they aren’t the Mr. T starter kit size. I have just never found one that suited my tastes. In my first job, there was an accountant who had a chain so large it could be…

Apple Has Jumped the Shark — Fall 2016 Update

Originally posted on Exploratorius:
MacBook Pro keyboard — Central Maryland (February 2014)Leica M 240 + Leica Summilux 50/1.4 ASPH It’s been over 18-months — an eternity in computer years — since I shared my initial post about Apple and the direction they’ve gone since Steve Jobs died in 2011.  Given the product update delivered by…

The Smell of a Baby

Originally posted on eddaz:
Have you noticed the feeling that sparks up when you embrace a new born baby to your bosom, phew..It’s a sensational one that tickles the brain and makes you want to gobble up the baby. I have cuddled babies in my arms several times, and I began to ponder on it…

Baby it’s cold outside

Originally posted on wordsfromanneli:
The first snowfall of the season has dusted the tops of our local hills at last. This year it’s a welcome sight, not only for the skiers, but for the townspeople who have been under a “Boil Water Advisory” off and on for weeks, due to the heavy rainfall and flooding.…

Hiking the Wild

Originally posted on Writing the Wild:
“We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in. for it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures a part of the geography of hope.”           …

The Changing Seasons, October 2016

Originally posted on Zimmerbitch:
Perched on a rock above the Tasman Sea, one of the colony of gannets currently nesting at Muriwai, New Zealand. Image: Su Leslie, 2016 Perhaps it’s the improving weather, but October has definitely been a more active month than I’ve had recently — dodgy knee notwithstanding. Early morning, Greenhithe Wharf. Image:…

A Photo a Week Challenge: A Magical Sunrise

Originally posted on decocraftsdigicrafts:
Good morning from a cloudy spring day here in Hastings. Nancy has the perfect challenge for me this morning.  Sunrises.  I have literally thousands of sunrise photos.  But here are my favourites.  Driving down in the middle of winter to Otane means I get to see the most amazing sunrises.  On this…

Online Connections & Networking

Originally posted on HarsH ReaLiTy:
Often bloggers will say to me “how do I connect with other bloggers?” It is as simple as one and one make two to me, but I also think their question isn’t necessarily honest. What most bloggers are really asking is “how do I grow my blog quickly and with…

Online Diary?

Hey guys, So you’re probably looking at the title confused because well, who does online diary entry’s? Let me clear it all up for you. I’m not actually going to do the whole ‘Dear Diary, today I blah, blah, blah’ because well, I’m not 12 anymore. What this post is about, is that I am…

Packs for your Back

Originally posted on Strange News from Another Star:
They’re not kidding when they say the second trimester is super awesome and you have energy and you just get socked in the third. I feel I’ve been run ragged the last few weeks, and as a result, have hardly accrued any #content for blogs! To my…

Tahoe SUP 11 YoFit trade

Originally posted on Yoga City:
Our NEW inflatable YOFIT trade was created specifically for the popular movement of practicing Yoga on a standup paddle board Surfboards are not optimized for SUP Yoga but the specific shape and features of the YOFIT trade is the solution Innovation abounds on the YOFIT trade featuring fitness attachment rsquo…

My Travel Side Kick – The Backpack

I have been on the look out for a travel backpack that wouldn’t weigh me down and that keeps me organized while on the go. I was so sick of being that person at the airport who had to search through their bag to find my passport, liquids bag and basically everything that’s required while…

Why travel blogs are POP! and never Flop.

Originally posted on A sees _:
Me and my cousin having fun at Bulusan lake, Sorsogon For most people, you can think that to TRAVEL is as equal as the words, Splurge, Expensive or Leisure time.  By reading travel blogs and Inflight magazines you’d wonder with questions, How do they do that? How much is their…

How To Pack For Backpacking

Originally posted on Indulge Without Bulge:
This summer, my boyfriend and I decided to embark on a crazy, travel adventure! We decided on Europe as our destination, where the goal was to see and experience as much as we possibly could over the months while we were there. We had both been to Europe before, so we…

How I travelled 5 Countries in One Day

After fighting my way through Berlin’s jungle of public transportation, I found myself in a Chinese teahouse unable to decide between a “Golden Monkey”, the “Tear of a Dragon” and the “Mist of a Mountain”. I believe that the best way to find the deepest appreciation of a place is staying a while to create…

My Grandkids Are Still Cuter Than Yours

Originally posted on The Crawdad Hole:
I’m not saying yours ain’t cute, I’m just saying that mine are cuter. I told my kids they need to produce another girl to even things up but they just look at me like I’m crazy. This is an open thread.

Cute church on Ischia

Originally posted on Bagni di Lucca and Beyond:
In spring this year we spent a couple of days on gorgeous Ischia, one of the islands in the spectacular Bay of Naples. Our lovely friends Stephanie and Paul took us on a tour of the island on a rickety bus which hurtled around the narrow road…

Of Kittens and Cuteness

Originally posted on A Farm Girls Life:
Calm down, calm down, guys. I can’t type when you’re squealing like that. XD All right, all right, I’ll show you the pictures. (Note: most of these pictures are edited because kittens are just a teensy bit hard to photograph sometimes. ;) ) Ahem. We shall start with our own…

Baler Foodspotting

Originally posted on Eat.Pray.Love.Travel:
One of the things that will make me want to go back to Baler is FOOD!!! Here’s the lists of mouth-watering Baler foods  : Kusina Luntian Kusina Luntian is a hidden restaurant (literally), we had hard time finding it because the signage is covered with plants’ leaves.I thought…

Fooding with the foodies…

Originally posted on George Hosier:
Aware of my interest both professional and personal in the exploration of food Amman has to offer, a friend recommended an article by StepFeed that listed the top 5 Ammani food bloggers. Inspired by their posts, I contacted these bloggers asking for advice and tips on dining in the city.…

“Respect your elders and betters”

Originally posted on The Life Project:
Hebrews 2:10-13 I commented on this passage yesterday (Too Amazing); it’s a passage in which we see very clearly that in Christ, we are members of God’s family, brothers and sisters of Jesus Himself, co-heirs with Him to everything. Indeed, this is a concept which is amazing indeed. There…

Healthy Chinese elders

Originally posted on Marta lives in China:
One thing about China that never fails to impress me is how physically active retired people are. In Spain, old people are known for sitting in parks, maybe walking around slowly and conversing animatedly, and the only sport they do is playing petanque. Because playing dominoes and cards doesn’t…

My Parenting Philosophy in Three Words

Originally posted on Becoming Cliche:
Maybe I’m not such a great parent after all. My parenting philosophy can be summed up in three words. “Keep Expectations Low.” I need that on a t-shirt. Because I’ve never taken them on vacation (Go ahead and judge me. I am TERRIBLE!), I don’t have to do much to…

Is Peaceful Parenting Actually Permissive Parenting?

Originally posted on Kate Orson:
”So peaceful parenting, is that when parents are nice to their children all the time, even when they are acting out and misbehaving? That sounds a bit permissive to me.” I have heard variations on this statement many times, and yes, sometimes, being ‘nice’ to our children can be permissive, and…

An example of Extreme Religious Parenting

Originally posted on The Recovering Know It All:
From?Fox News 13-year-old dies after 68-day fast By Jenn Gidman Published October 10, 2016 Newser A member of India’s Jain community offers prayers during a protest in Mumbai, India, on Aug. 24, 2015. The Jains protested against a high court order banning the religious practice of fasting…

The Dark Side of Parenting

Originally posted on White Camellias:
As much as we don’t like to admit it and feel bad about even thinking it: Parenting is hard and quite frankly not as much fun as I expected it to be. Don’t get me wrong, I was never expecting it to be a breeze but somehow I just thought…

When is a parenting blog not a parenting blog?

Originally posted on themotherhub:
Getting started When I first thought about starting a blog, I had just returned to work after my second maternity leave and so was still in the throes of intense ‘motherhood’: still in the world of sleeplessness and nappies, feeling guilty about not feeling guilty about returning to work. I was…

Parenting Truth!

Originally posted on NickysdayWithAutism:
Courtesy of Pinterest? I read this and totally laughed for a few minutes. ?This sums up how I’m feeling right about now!? #parentingrightainteasy #whywonttheyjustlisten #helpLord?

Unconditional love

Originally posted on pritamode:
image source:-Google This story was told by my grandpa when I was kid.            There was a small family in a village which consists of a son and his mother, they were from poor background but his mother took care of him without any Shortage/Deficiency, she succeeded in fulfilling each and…

Not Awesome

Originally posted on My Friday Blog:
Hello dear reader(s)! A lot of times people ask me, “Josh, why are you talking to yourself?” To which I reply, “You’re not my real dad!” And they say, “I know, I’m your psychiatrist.” Anyway, that’s beside the point.  But I know what they’re really trying to ask.  They…

Thursday Morning Thoughts

Originally posted on Behind the White Coat:
I have said it before and I will say it again, having two kids in the back seat while driving is a helluva lot more dangerous than texting. In fact, there should be a law against it…

Thursday’s Special: Cornish Seascape

Originally posted on anotherdayinparadise:
Paula’s Thursday’s Special Challenge is ‘Seascape’. Here is a seascape along the Cornish Coast, which includes a view of the old Towanroath pumping station at Wheal Coates, the old tin mine which lies between Porthtowan and St Agnes. The mine opened in 1802 and was worked until 1889, and in 2006…

#ThursdayDoors — Spencer

Originally posted on joeyfullystated:
When The Mister and I travel to southern Indiana, we always seem to go through Spencer. I’ve been through there many, many times. Like a child I always say the same thing, “This is familiar. Is there a McDonald’s at the end of this street?” Y’all know I like my fountain…

TRAVELLING IN SPAIN: LEKEITIO

Originally posted on DARLY – LIFESTYLE BLOG:
Hello my lovely readers🙂 How’s everything going? Today I want to share with you the pictures I took during my vacations in Lekeitio. Lekeitio is a fisherman village in the north of Spain with a lot of beautiful houses, boats, beaches… The most important monument is the church of…

The Voice of the Traveler 

Originally posted on eddietaughtme:
? Walks barefoot on the shore sand Letting the wind read his mind Closes his eyes as the water gushes Remembers all the faces he left behind Away he goes, away he goes. Reaches the top of the infinite greys Smiles at the new friend, Horizon Caffeinates his thirsty mind and…

How to Use Different Methods of Time Travel in Fiction

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Stephanie O’Brien If one of your characters is a time traveller, there are several factors you have to account for to make sure the story stays plausible and to avoid holes in your continuity or character motivation. Time travel also creates a variety of opportunities for character…

The Ultimate 7 Wonders List. By Travellers, for Travellers.

Originally posted on Thirty Summers:
Type 7-Wonders into Google and it currently returns 6,740,000 results. So a fair question to ask might be – why create another list? Good question. There are three reasons: We are excited to present you with a truly unique 7-Wonders that is different from all other 6,739,999 listings. These results are a collation rather than simply a…

Top Tips For First Time SE Asia Travelers.

Originally posted on The Wandering Broski:
So you’ve probably noticed I post about South East Asia – A lot! That’s because its a dope ass place that I can’t get enough of and dope ass mo fo’s like yourself need to experience it to! I’ve posted why you should visit Asia and I hope I’ve convinced…

If travelling was free…

Originally posted on worldsbeautyweb.wordpress.com:
What if travelling was free? Would we do anything else in our lives apart from travelling from one country to another ? I guess the answer is hidden in the photo below : I feel like this heart of mine is made to travel this world . I wish…

A writer’s anxiety

Originally posted on Asha's Blog:
As a writer, it makes me anxious to not know exactly where I’m headed with my writing. Most times, I have no clear view of where I am going. It’s like walking in a tunnel with no end. It leaves me in a haze. Do such thoughts bother you too? Whatever is…

Book Traveling Thursdays: A book that makes me think of traveling

Originally posted on Chapter Adventures:
Every week, Danielle (from Danielle’s Book Blog) and Cátia (from TheGirlWhoReadTooMuch) host a feature called Book Traveling Thursdays on Goodreads. They give you a topic each Thursday and you choose a book that you think fits. Then comes the fun part: a cover showdown! You post the original cover, the cover from your…

The Rise of the Traveling Narcissist

Originally posted on traveledlife:
Hello. My name is Geo and I am a traveling narcissist. It truly is hard to admit and honestly, embarrassing. Narcissism is defined as the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one’s own attributes. I came to realize my affliction as I was sitting watching my Twitter and Instagram notifications pour…

Nepal 40: Traveling is Like…

Originally posted on thisisyouth:
As we were queuing up for another game of chess, a young Spaniard came up the steps and into the cafe. He saw the Malaysian and broke out into a big smile. “Ah good, you’re still here!” he said. “Of course,” the Malaysian answered with a single nod. “I am here…

SIACHEN: The Highest Battlefield On Earth

Originally posted on AJK TRIBE:
Location of Siachen Glacier Siachen Glacier is located in the disputed Jammu Kashmir territory in the east of Karakorum Range of Himalaya mountains. This is the longest glacier of Karakorum range in Himalaya Mountains with a length of about 71 kilometer and also the world,s 2nd longest glacier as far…

A Glimpse of Life of a Bhutanese Nomad

Originally posted on Diary Of A Traveller:
A wise man once told me… nothing in this life is coincidence, nothing is random, even when shuffling cards or throwing a dice. We always thought that throwing a dice is random simply because we dont control the force. We human are so weak that we cant even…

BHUTAN: A ROOF ON THE WORLD

Originally posted on Badfish and Chips Cafe:
Taktshang Goemba, Tiger’s Nest Monastery AT THE VERY TOP OF THE EARTH IN BHUTAN, TIME IS RELATIVE. Your clock is six hours ahead of London, 30 minutes ahead of Calcutta, 15 minutes later than Katmandu. And it’s half the world and 500 years away from wherever you are right…

Bloggers Gone (Mildly) Wild

Originally posted on She's a Maineiac:
I’ve been lucky to have met several bloggers over the years. As lovely as all of them turned out to be, I admit that I had my doubts. What if they’re really ax murderers? What if they think I’m totally uncool? What if I end up wearing a…

The wild princess

Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
I was wondering when something would crop up that would be a suitable use for this lovely painting. Sacha’s prompt just fitted the bill. Once upon a time there was a forest, deep and dark, that no one ever entered, not even the king, because it was said to…

wild rose

Originally posted on Paul Militaru:
Article/ Image Source: photopaulm.com Paul Militaru View original post

Wild Thing~

You make my heart sing! Look into the eyes of wild grizzlies, and you can see their wild souls. On a typical day we are seeing 25 or so individual bears. There are a lot of cubs. One mama has four which is quite unusual. They are here for the salmon, and need to consume…

Call of the Wild

Originally posted on writing to freedom:
Call of the Wild ~ the frontier remains borders to an unknown time rattle in my heart ~ the beauty remains hidden in distant feelings calling to come home ~ I wrote the first verse without any conscious thought, but then rewrote it because it didn’t make any logical sense.…

The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden

Originally posted on gardeninacity:
So I think the time has come to start posting about the Minneapolis Garden Bloggers Fling, which happened back in July. Let’s start with our visit to the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden. Rudbeckia, Wild Bergamot, and Culver’s Root on a gentle slope. About a century ago, Eloise Butler taught botany in…

Wild

Originally posted on vinnieh:
Film Title Wild Director Jean-Marc Vallée Starring Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl Stayed Laura Dern as Bobbi Grey Thomas Sadoski as Paul Michiel Huisman as Jonathan Kevin Rankin as Greg Based on the true story of Cheryl Strayed, who embarked upon a self-reflective journey to get her life back on track, Wild…

Blue Wildebeest

Originally posted on de Wets Wild:
Connochaetes taurinus taurinus The Blue (or Common) Wildebeest must be one of Africa’s most familiar antelope, although it will probably never be included in a list of the continent’s most elegant creatures. Bulls stand around 1.5m high at the shoulder, and weigh about 240kg, while cows are more lightly built at around…

Wild and Wonderful

Originally posted on wordsfromanneli:
? Wild and wonderful and free Is how the ocean looks to me. Foam that flies across the road, Wind and waves that toss their load Of logs and seaweed on the land, Leave them lying on the sand. ? Imagine standing in those rollers, Feel the power bowl you over. No, no, no.…

Wildwood

Originally posted on l i g h t room:
Walk me again in the wild, wild wood wild and free… ? © 2016 S. Michaels Ambrosia |micro Haiku Image:pinterest.com

Fresh Air

Originally posted on Out an' About:
Nothing gets me out of the doldrums more than stepping outside into fresh air. There’s something about being outdoors that calms me. And makes me realise that we’re more than our problems. The simple pleasure of drinking fresh water from a flowing mineral pool makes me grateful for what…

Ballet In The Air

Originally posted on dunelight:
I am late with last week’s challenge. I didn’t know whether to go with Monarch Butterflies or with bees. They are Earth’s delight and we are killing them in my life time. I spent a sun filled fall day chasing the last few around our asters last fall. I can grow…

Airline food, the gorgeous only

Originally posted on Traveling Matters to us:
It was only in the last couple of years that we started taking photos of the airline food that were served to us. Inspired by Nik Loukas and this post on the Daily Mail, we are compiling our own slideshow of gorgeous airline food. And because we are…

An Airman’s Prayer

Originally posted on A Patient Voice:
‘Bus’ Davey, was my Father’s brother. He was born on November 25, 1921 in London, Ontario. He enlisted in May, 1940 at the age of 18 because he had a good background in mechanics and wanted to fly in the Royal Canadian Air Force (R.C.A.F.). Perhaps to him, war…

Airborne

Originally posted on Everything I Never Told You:
She’d like to think they were like the sun and earth, their paths inevitable. She’d like to think they were crazy for each other. But maybe she was crazy for him and he simply sane for her. Her yearning overtly personal. His covertly distant. She saw the…

How to Hook the Reader

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by J.U. Scribe Some books turn you off, whether it’s spelling mistakes, cheesy cliches, or Mary-Sue characters. On the other end of the spectrum, there are books that attract you. Some books instantly jump out at you whether you’re perusing the shelves of Barnes & Noble, or scrolling…

Lessons Learnt From Travel

Originally posted on WhatAWonderfulWorld:
Travel, it teaches you so much.  Some things you learn at the time, while others you learn afterwards upon reflection.  They say that travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer, and I totally agree. :: Travel brings you lifelong friends. Two of my very best friends…

Layag-Layag Beach – Travel Guide

Originally posted on I See Bela:
Batangas , Philippines How to Get There Take a bus bound to Nasugbu, Batangas. If you’re coming from Manila,  you’ll reach Nasugbu Town Proper in two hours. From there, you need to ride a tricycle to reach Barangay Papaya. The tricycle ride will take around 45 minutes. Then, you’ll need…

Switch thinking. Context matters.

Originally posted on Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge:
Naughty or nice? © Molly Malamute is getting a head start on her holiday gift shopping. Someone seems to be getting a bundle of switches – which probably means something different if it’s from a dog than if it’s from Santa. Easy to Miss., the meaning. Ho…

5 Helpful Tips for Women Traveling Solo

Originally posted on mywanderinglife:
I want to explore the world on my own but most of the time I travel with friends for two reasons; safety and fun. It is safer to go with a group instead of going alone when planning a trip to a strange place where you don’t know who to trust.…

Women in the Desert

Originally posted on witchlike:
? Have you seen the 1991 movie Thelma and Louise? If not, you must rent it or stream it. Immediately! Geena Davis stars as Thelma , a stuck at home housewife and Susan Sarandon  plays Louise, a  cynical waitress.  The two are both funny, smart, a little bored and maybe secretly longing…

Travel Safety! World Travel Tips For Women Traveling To 3rd World Countries! How to keep from getting ripped off…injured…raped…and murdered!

Originally posted on Living & Retiring on $1,000 a Month (Asia & Latin America):
https://soundcloud.com/willroadhouse/travel-safety-world-travel-tips-for-women-traveling-to-3rd-world-countries Travel Safety! World Travel Tips For Women Traveling To 3rd World Countries! How to keep from getting ripped off…injured…raped…and murdered! Travel far and travel frequently…be aware of your surroundings and stay safe:) See you on the road! Will Roadhouse CEO |…

Mysore Diaries: First Impressions of India

Originally posted on jetset jasmine:
I admit that part of India’s magnetic appeal to me was its unavailability. When I was 18, I resigned to the fact that traveling there was out for the time being. Since then, I’ve gone backpacking solo from Burma to the Balkans with no qualms and minimal quibbles, but India’s…

5 Ways to Fall in Love With Being Alone

There are two things I get asked the most by friends, families, and even strangers – the first being, “Aren’t you scared?” My response: “No, because I am safe.” Check out my safety tips for women traveling solo here. The second question is always something to the effect of, “Don’t you get lonely?” Again, nope. Well.…

A Strong-will Among Men

Originally posted on droppingthequell:
Thompson chose to write a chapter about Gender and Sexuality in Travel Writing as the conclusion to his book. Although the topic can be taken as very complex, a fantastic job is done at pinpointing “femininity on the page.” Two passages from this chapter gave me a Wild feel. Whether it…

Top 10 Women travellers safety tips – Asia edition

Originally posted on GoWonder:
From the seasoned women travellers in our community (join us here), we compiled a list of safety tips so  you know exactly what to expect. 1. Have a rough idea which direction you are going before getting in a taxi. Most places in Asia are actually really safe, however…there are a…

Ladies Need to Follow their Instincts and Passions

Originally posted on idealisticrebel:
Eve was the first woman to flee and find adventure. Intrepid women travelers have been pushing up against man-made boundaries and shocking their societies. The first woman to document her travels was a nun named Etheria. In 381 A.D. She wandered to Jerusalem and continued on to Egypt searching for freedom…

5 Interesting Ways Nigerian Men and Women Travel Differently

Originally posted on LOLB Blog:
Travelling is not the exclusive preserve of any gender. Both men and women travel even as statistics show that 78% of men and 22% women travel in Nigeria. However, what is undeniable is that men and women travel differently. We share some of these ways. Packing Habits When women travel,…

The Bold, the Beautiful, the Traveller

Originally posted on apurwabaranwal:
I am writing my experience about the first woman travel meet that  I recently had at TheHosteller in Delhi. This travel meet was organised for women travellers who travel alone or have the urge to travel alone breaking the stereotypes to explore the world. Being a woman traveller, I also have dreams…

A World of One’s Own: In Defense of Women Traveling Alone

Originally posted on Maracuya Press:
Disclaimer: I would never judge how a sexual assault survivor would heal.  In my personal experience, traveling has been empowering, but growth looks different on everybody.  To travel is a privilege – so if you cannot, please know that you can grow in other ways. In a world that feeds…

To: women travelers of the world From: Me

? Have you ever walked on a beach, and compared your body to another woman? Have you ever walked onto a beach in a foreign country (or, hey, America too), only to have some men jeer at you? Has anyone ever called you a princess or prissy? Has anyone ever referred to you as a…

Going Gutsy: Traveling with Gutsy Women Travel Part Two

Originally posted on The Wayfaring Voyager:
Off to the desert. After exploring Fes with Gutsy Women Travel, we headed to the location I was most looking forward to on the trip—the Saharan Desert. We would be camping for two nights surrounded by picturesque sand dunes and nomad families. I was thrilled to think that I…

Sleeping on Jupiter – Anuradha Roy

Originally posted on The Writes of Woman:
[…]he had looked at her in the way people did: with a certain wariness, the kind that comes from encountering up close an animal that might prove unpredictable. His eyes had rested on her when he thought she wouldn’t notice, taking the measure of her. She was used…

Things to Keep in Mind for Solo Women Travellers

Originally posted on Madcap Odyssey:
  We girls love to explore and experience the world and we like it our way ! So lets go out there under the blue skies and fill our hearts with the music of the nature. Let the starry night light up our soul and wind give us wings to…

Open Discussion – Going on Vacation

Originally posted on We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident:
Caterpillars, moths, butterflies, a certain roach, and all creatures great and small, First, I want to give special thanks to Yahtzeebutterfly for her commitment in compiling historical data and information for a monthly post on Black American History.  She updates each month’s post in the…

End of vacation time

Originally posted on Annas Art – FärgaregårdsAnna:
I checked my bucket list and look! I’ve done all things on the list🙂 But I still want more kayaking time, art time and hang out with friends time. Swedish summer is short, but we have beautiful Fall months in August and September so I still…

Vacation, Part 1: Niagara Falls

Originally posted on A Farm Girls Life:
The first day we drove up to our campground and that’s about all. (We had some car trouble unfortunately, so it took us a few hours longer than we thought.😦 ) The second day we actually got to see Niagara Falls! We took the Maid of the Mist…

Vacation of the year

Originally posted on LadyCristy:
A lot have happened on my one month vacation to the Philippines with my whole family. I’ve meet relatives I didn’t know existed. we got to know each other and we just all clicked. My days were filled with laughter, joy and lots and lots of jokes. Best of all, I…

The Magical City of Toledo

Originally posted on They sent me to Binghamton:
I’m a huge fan of Rick Steves’ travel books ever since my mom recommended it for my first international solo trip to Paris. It allows me to plan as little as possible and do next to no research. So with one extra day in Madrid (because I…

TRAVEL DAIRIES | THE CANARY ISLANDS | WHAT TO DO

Originally posted on J-anne:
I went to the Canary Islands for a few days for a mini break and some much needed sunshine. We stayed in the area of Mogan, Puerto Rico. Never heard of it before I went and when we arrived there was so much open space like stuff was still getting built. So…

The Last Bit of Barcelona

Originally posted on jennalogic:
Barcelona really is one of the cities where you could spend a month in and still not experience everything. However, after a few days in the city it was time to move on to the next stop of Valencia. The downside to staying in a hotel is the lack of a…

A little more about me…

Originally posted on Tapas y Tinto Contigo:
So, I’m doing the Blogger U thing through WordPress to try to figure out a little more how to navigate my way through this new platform, and for day 1 they say to tell a little more about who I am and why I’m here (I’m guessing they…

Adventures in Europe

Originally posted on NuFACE Current Beauty Blog:
Europe is always a good idea. From narrow cobblestone streets, decadent foods, sandy beaches drenched with taut bodies and people-watching of every kind there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are traveling to Barcelona, Paris, Germany or Spain – we have some amazing places you must…

30 Photos That’ll Make You Want To Visit Iceland

Originally posted on Vee Travels:
Fresh from a week in Iceland with Gray Line Worldwide, I got a chance to go through my photos and picked out a bunch that hopefully will inspire you to visit the beautiful island country.? When planning the trip with Gray Line, I of course made sure to include the…

Barcelona

Originally posted on life with lyss:
Upbeat, spirited, powerful. Barcelona displays ultimate pride. Colorful mosaics and Catalonian flags gleam among historical buildings. The first city in my ten day fall break. For once, I have met my match. Barcelona is enormous, many little roads and no true pattern. I cannot speak much Spanish and have…

Camino a Finisterre – A definitive packing list

Originally posted on ClearskiesCamino.com:
If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you will already know that I am returning to Spain on September 1st to walk the Camino a Finisterre. This route takes me from Santiago de Compostela, where I will see plenty of pilgrims finish their own caminos, to Finisterre and then…

Southern Spain Travels: Part 1

Originally posted on V V Family in Spain:
We recently returned from our “spring break” travels with Brad’s parents (Tam and Larry).  The kids had 2 weeks off for Easter, so we had a nice long trip circling down through Southern Spain and back again.  The map shows our overall route. I’m going to give…

Spain Travel: Soaking up San Sebastian

Originally posted on Travel Associate:
The Basque city of San Sebastián is this year’s European Capital of Culture – a title it is sharing with Wrocław in Poland – and there is an almost palpable excitement in the air. The city has already had plenty of practice in organizing international events: its film, jazz and…

Spain Travel

Originally posted on Best Online Travel Guides:
Traveling to Spain, the tourist hub of Europe is a satisfying experience. Spain is one of the most diverse and visually stunning nations of Europe. As the trip is planned, one is so overwhelmed with many fascinating sights, beautiful landscapes, and charming towns to fit into limited time…

A Very Merry Birthday to You!

Originally posted on Bibbidi Bobbidi Blog:
? 45 years ago, the Walt Disney World Theme Park and Resort opened it’s doors to the world. Capitalizing on space and funds, Walt Disney World truly is a world of it’s own, transporting guests to the world of fantasy and tomorrow. On opening day, Disney World was only…

Oasis Travel Week8 NInja Deal – USA Adventure!!

Originally posted on The Holiday NInja:
Oasis Travel’s “12 Deals for 12 Weeks” exclusive offers on Holiday NInja! Week 8 is ………… Las Vegas & Chicago 6 night USA Adventure!! 6th February 2017 Flights (inc baggage) from Belfast 3 nights in Las Vegas (Excalibur Hotel) & 3 nights in Chicago (Travelodge Downtown Chicago) Cost –…

What’s in my Orlando Travel Journal?

Originally posted on Finger Lakes Writer's Blog:
I have a confession to make. I’ve never been that fond of Florida as a vacation destination. When I think of that southern state, I envision strip malls, mobile home parks, and slow drivers. What will we possibly do there for five days? I wondered. But never…

Orlando Travel Digest

Originally posted on LAYERED IN THE LOOP:
This past weekend I traveled with my family to Orlando, Florida, a destination that I spent many years at when I was a child going to Disney World with my family. Even though my brother, sister and I are pretty much adults now, my dad decided that he…

Burj Al Arab –The World’s Most Luxurious Hotel

Originally posted on httuaecom:
History In 1993, architect Tom Wright of WS Atkins took on the challenge of creating this groundbreaking superstructure. From the very beginning Burj Al Arab was planned and designed to become the icon of Dubai. It was to be extravagant and luxurious, a reflection of its Arabic heritage and traditions of…

A fun day at Universal Orlando

Originally posted on Beyond our horizons:
This is another throwback post, this time to our anniversary that was spent in Florida. We spent a day at Universal Islands of Adventure, Orlando (not to be confused with Universal Studios next door). It was a colorful (or more correclty, colourful) day spent in one of the most…

Catalina Island

Originally posted on Riches Guide:
This island in California is one of the hotspots during the summer in the USA and it is also one of the most expensive destinations. Catalina is a rocky island with a population of just 4,000. You can get there taking a ferry in Newport. Its clear water is perfect…

Recap: All About my Cuba Trip!

Dear Friends, It has been a super long time since I last posted, and this one is way overdue as well, but here is my Cuba trip with my boyfriend, Jessy! We went in mid-August, after he finished his exams, for a short 4 days.  I had been working in my summer internship so it wasn’t…

What I Eat During My USA Business Trip

Originally posted on Mind Pool:
I like to take photos of food before I eat them, not necessarily to put them on social media because many of the times I just randomly snap a quick one without curating them to look delicious. This is more like a ritual / habit started this year to document…

Endless Summer in Miami at W South Beach

Originally posted on debiflue:
Hi guys, greetings from New York!🙂 Our big trip is almost over so today I am going to tell you all about our second last stop: Miami. Where we stayed, some cool vegan restaurants aaaaand… of course beach, beach, beach! :) Hi, heute schreibe ich Euch mal aus New York!🙂 Bald heißt es wieder…

First 5 Things to See and Do in Cologne, Germany

Originally posted on getsetandgo:
Cologne or Koln is one of Germany’s oldest cities on the banks of the River Rhine. On quite a few occasions in the past I had transited through Cologne but somehow never had a chance to explore it. However in April this year on my trip to Germany I spent 2…

The City by the Bay, San Francisco

Originally posted on notesfromcamelidcountry:
Where to start about San Francisco? How to describe a city that has had more words written about it than one human being could read in a lifetime? Our starting point was arriving into the city in a hire car at rush hour, crawling through traffic while trying to find our hotel following…

Chiang Mai

Originally posted on Nomadistan citizen:
Chiang Mai is the most favorite destination of Norther Thailand and the main gateway to Pai, Chiang Rai and Laos. In opposed to most Thai destinations, it is mountain city and there are no beaches close by. It was the capital of Lan Na kingdom from 1296 [wiki]. ? Chiang…