4 posts tagged with "uncommon travel"

My passion for Solo Travel

September 6, 2014

My story -  I had a 30 year career in corporate America. During that time I had the opportunity to travel internationally and to work cross culturally.  In my spare time I did as much traveling as I could.

I loved the excitement of going somewhere new and I still do. Experience brought me a unique sense of comfort traveling on my own.  

Solo travel makes visiting places as a local more likely.  I love to travel at my own pace and when nice opportunities come about, the decision to accept...

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February 26, 2016

When I learned that a indie pop fairytale musical was in previews Off Broadway in New York City, my immediate thought was nightcation! I nabbed a seat for “The Wildness” at Ars Nova on W 54th Street. 

I was intrigued when the cast appeared early on stage. Their costumes were beautifully bizarre. One member asked me if I'd like to volunteer to be a part of the show. I replied “yes” and off I went backstage for a briefing. 

On cue, I became a actor for a few minutes.  As a solo traveler it...

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Underground Adventure

January 14, 2016

I am always on the lookout for new adventures. I've learned that stepping out of my comfort zone is where magic and happiness thrive.

In the company of 4,000 participants meeting up at 4 locations in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn, I selected the right “equipment” and then headed to the East Village meeting point.

The remit was clear - get on the first train, remove your pants and act nonchalant. Disembark the train at a assigned platform stop and get on the next train with your pants...

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Finding Wonderland

April 4, 2016

I will forever view garden centers differently thanks to a recent visit discovering treasures amongst the plants and flowers. After a few surprises, I was on the look out for art tucked into nooks and crannies.

As my curiosity grew, my pace slowed and the garden transformed into a wonderland.  I was absorbed with the environment, the artistic process and engaged with others explorers. 

I reached a travel "sweet spot" where time stood still and joy blossomed.

What kind of places and...

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