17 January 2013 ~ 5 Comments

Farewell My Beloved Cartagena, Colombia: A Glimpse in Photos

Cartagena, you’ve become my home… the butterflies in my tummy as I return from yet another trip, my family and my friends. Your beautiful people, delicious food and tantalizing nightlife have seduced me. Your sun has scorched my skin, your warm heart and infectious energy have consumed me. What I once thought to be a pretty, touristy city good for taking photos and a fun night out, has grown into much more! I hope these pictures give you just a taste of the magic that Read more…

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23 September 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For the Week: 24/9/12

  “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”  ~Mark Twain   We are currently sailing the San Blas Islands Exploring, Dreaming and Discovering! What’s on for you this week? Health and Happiness, Jess

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20 August 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 20/8/12 RULES FOR BEING AMAZING

The Rules For Being Amazing: “Risk more than is required. Learn more than is normal. Be strong. Show courage. Breathe. Excel. LOVE. Lead. Speak your truth. Live your VALUES. Laugh. CRY. Innovate. Simplify. Adore mastery. Release mediocrity. Aim for genius. Stay humble. BE kinder than is expected. Deliver more than is needed. Exude PASSION. Shatter your limits. Transcend your fears. INSPIRE others. Dream BIG but start small. Act NOW. Don’t stop. CHANGE THE WORLD.” ~Robin Sharma   Health and Happiness, 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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27 July 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Trading Cold Weather and Altitude For Sun, Sea and Sail! (Part 2)

I actually started writing this 2 Part series over a month ago (you can read Part 1 over HERE); the change from cold to warm, mountains to beach life, backpacker to temporary expat. I began as things were only beginning to unfold. But I couldn’t finish it, the change itself still didn’t feel real…  As I lay here (I swear) on the plank off the back of the Black Dragonfly, my new home, job and life as I know it…well, now Read more…

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02 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 2/7/12

“Your journey never ends. Life has a way of changing things in incredible ways.” ~Alexander Volkov Coming at you from the Carribean Coast and back “home” in Colombia!! A huge week ahead starting my new job sailing between Cartagena, Colombia and Portabello, Panama!! Stay tuned for more updates and this week I’ll reveal the BIG Change I have had! Cheers to a new chapter!! Have a great week! Health and Happiness, Jess 

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24 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 25/6/12

Some times you come across a post that really strikes a cord, hits home, and gives that little kick up the bum that you need. I stumbled upon exactly what I needed last week at http://www.feelgoodtribe.com/ and just had to share a bit with you… “Get your priorities straight. Take full responsibility for your goals. KNOW YOUR WORTH. Choose the right perspective. Don’t let your old problems punish your dreams. Choose the things that truly matter. Love YOU. Accept your strengths and weaknesses. STAND UP FOR YOU. Learn from others, and Read more…

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08 June 2012 ~ 7 Comments


It’s hard to believe that one year ago I left Australia on a one way ticket to South America with nothing more than a backpack and an open mind. With no real plans, no expectations, I set foot on my 6th continent arriving first in Santiago, Chile….12 months, 8 countries, thousands of photos, hundreds of amazing people and countless of incredible experiences later, I find myself here in Peru taking some solo time to reflect on one hell of a Read more…

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03 June 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 4/6/12 Celebrating ONE YEAR ON THE ROAD with Gratitude!

“The journey between what you once were and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.”    ~Barbara DeAngelis …AND THIS JOURNEY SURE HAS BEEN ONE HELL OF A DANCE SO FAR!! At the start of 2012 I inspired the readers of Journey with Jess Jones with the quote “THIS IS YOUR LIFE” but to be honest, I still can’t believe that THIS REALLY IS MY LIFE! I have officially been travelling for ONE Read more…

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28 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For the Week: 28/5/12

“Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go.”   For my final week leading up to ONE YEAR ON THE ROAD I am taking on the Inca Jungle Trek adventure and finally MACHU PICCHU!! I am super inspired for this challenge and can’t wait to share the stories and photos with you all!! Have an incredible week!! Health, happiness and inspiration, Jess 

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