3rd License to Freedom

How I passed my Commercial Driving License (Truck License)… again… I have no problems with most test or exam situations. I have done many at school and university and usually…

The Big Move

If you think Adventure is scary, try routine — Paulo Coelho December 2008. My father had passed away a month earlier. I felt numb, unable to feel joy or pain….

Tomorrow is Another Day

Headed out for a late night of Washington D.C. clubbing, you’re well dressed in a short skirt and fancy new shoes. Suddenly appears a young, out of breath woman with…

Island Time

Travelling goes hand in hand with making discoveries and learning something new but this time I may have hit the jackpot – I have learnt how to become totally relaxed. The location…

A Different Kind of Siren

I’ve become accustomed to the sound of rocket sirens, the blaring noise that wakes you up in the middle of the night, prying you from the depths of REM sleep,…

My Five Go Girl Goals for 2011

If your world is anything like mine, the past few weeks have been crazy, for travelers and homebodies alike. Between flight delays (and cancellations), the crush of holiday shoppers and…

Discovering the Beauty of Dependence

I had a revelation yesterday.  Well, actually it began last Friday.  Well, actually I’ve been piecing things together for the past several months, but didn’t begin to articulate it until…

NYC

For millions world over, New York City is a mythical place.  It’s the Big Apple, where stars are born, and the city that famously never sleeps.  In my family, it…

Boleia!

By Beth “Boleia!” the men shout to me from the sides of the road as I whiz by on my blue Suzuki motorcycle. This is how you flag down a…

Concerts, Confidence and Courage

Concerts, Confidence and Courage by Lisa I have a confession to make. I love solo travel.  (That’s not the confession…stick around a minute, I’m getting to it.)  When I’m traveling…