12 September 2014 ~ 2 Comments

The Cat’s Out of The Bag: Following Dreams and Doing What I Do Best

I’ve been talking about my upcoming plans on social media for weeks, so it’s true, the cat is out of the bag, but in case you’re interested in the details, I’ve outlined my exciting plans below! Have you thought about what you are inspired to do before 2014 is out?   First Up:  30 days in a beautiful ashram set in the Himalayas of India, just outside of Rishikesh, a long time Journey List feature! This is not just a retreat Read more…

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02 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 2/12/13 On Living the Life You Imagined and A Little TRIP Announcement

Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart, and strong enough to live the life you imagined!

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16 June 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 17/06/13 An Endlessly Changing Horizon

  “Make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously never have thought of doing, or been too hesitant to attempt….The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. If you want Read more…

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27 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 28/1/13

  “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing Read more…

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02 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 3/12/12

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru   Celebrating 18 months on the road this week! With many more to come!! I LOVE LATIN AMERICA!! Health and Happiness, Jess

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30 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Sailing San Blas: Adventures From the Caribbean

Two months of sailing the ‘high’ seas, four trips under my belt, 40 passengers’ lives changed, 60+ meals served, over 800 photos taken, more than a dozen islands explored…AND THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING!!!   As I sit here hibernating in the aircon (getting a much needed pedicure) after one whirlwind month of magic, I thought you might be wondering how I’ve been passing my days since I last wrote about “Trading The Cold Weather For Sun, Sea and Sail”  Read more…

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13 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 13/8/12

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~ TS Eliot Happily following my path right now in Panama after my most amazing boat trip to date!! I do hope you have an amazing week!  We are lined up for an incredible adventure of the Panama Canal and Bocas del Torre!!! What Read more…

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25 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What’s Next: Trading Cold Weather and Altitude For Sun, Sea and Sail! (Part 1)

Well, the journey has well and truly come full circle! I am back in Colombia exactly one year later and can happily say I have travelled South America (of course with more to one day explore.) With a number of Journey List items well and truly ticked off, more hours in buses than I want to remember and one smile inducing moment after another, It’s time for a change of pace… I can’t tell you the feeling of relief and Read more…

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27 June 2012 ~ 1 Comment

The Test For a Travel Buddy

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” ~Mark Twain The Test for a Travel Buddy was inspired awhile back when I met another avid travel enthusiast. We were gauging the travel type of each other, and well, trying to dig deeper to understand one another. The result was a great connection AND this list of the TOP 21 QUESTIONS TO TEST A Read more…

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25 May 2012 ~ 4 Comments

POR QUE NO: A South American Concept I’ve Come to LOVE!

A South American Concept; in fact, a widely accepted concept of doing things for the simple reason that YOU CAN…but really, WHY NOT??? Why Not set out with a backpack, a one way ticket, and open mind? Why Not have another…aguardiente in Colombia, Cana in Ecuador, Pisco in Chile, Fernet in Argentina, Capirinha in Brazil…well, you get the idea. Why Not give a part of yourself to a community for just a day, a week perhaps, even a month?  Why Read more…

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