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Author Archives: Michelle Schenker

Michelle has always wondered, what is our purpose on this planet? Why are we here? And in her exploration of these questions, she travels regularly all over the globe and is happiest when she is completely emerged in a completely unfamiliar culture. Among her bucket list locations are to visit Easter Island and hike the Incan trail at Machu Pichu. When not on the road, Michelle enjoys cooking, yoga, playing with her dogs and of course, writing.

How To Get Wimbledon Tickets: A Step By Step Guide

Wimbledon entrance sign

So you are a tennis fan and have always dreamed of going to Wimbledon but are not sure where to start? Well, rightly so! It is the hardest Grand Slam tennis tournament to gain access to. So, join the club (not literally the tennis club, silly) and let's start learning! And who better to learn from than someone who recently went through this escapade in my venture to attend my first Grand Slam in the English countryside during in the summer of 2013. Getting tickets for this tennis tournament is no easy feat and not for the impatient fan. So since I was successful with getting onto the grounds on my first try, I figured I'd pass along some tips for how you too can find your way into Wimbledon. Keep in mind that there are a few other options but these are your two best bets for getting in the gate... Read More »

A Guide to Roatan Excursions in Honduras

Roatan beach

Looking to escape from the rat race we call life to an island paradise? Do you love to scuba dive or snorkel more than anything you can imagine? Look no further than Roatan, Honduras. And, being the most tourism-driven economy in Honduras while also an island that is separated from the mainland, it makes for a unique cultural escape of its own... Read More »

Beginning Meditation: First Steps In My Journey

Beginning Meditation: First Steps In My Journey

If you are stress free, stop reading this. Or maybe finding your inner light and purpose are of no importance to you. But, if you are like me, life is filled with stress every minute of every day and it is hard to find a quiet place to be still. This is life in the modern age. However, we do not have to accept this as our reality 24/7. In fact, I refuse to accept stress as my norm any longer. This is why I started a daily meditation practice three months ago and have not looked back. It may not have dissolved all of the stress in my life but it has certainly provided new tools for calming the mind in busy times while also allowing for more mindful moments in my daily life... Read More »

Denver International Airport Conspiracy Theories

Denver airport outside

Recently featured on The Travel Channel's America Declassified, there are a number of conspiracy theories that capture attention worldwide. Perhaps a most intriguing theory for those living in the United States is the presence of a secret bunker located under the Denver Airport. Let's take a look at theories that encapsulate this hidden bunker that no longer remains “hidden.” We will discuss not only the reasoning behind this bunker’s presence but we will also look at the abundance of occult symbols that can be found throughout the airport... Read More »

Singapore 3 Day Itinerary

Gardens by the bay at night

Our friend Derrick is from Singapore and recently moved back, making it the perfect place to vacation and spend time with our gracious host and friend. Derek also acted as our local tour guide. He set this Singapore 3 day itinerary for us which hopefully will serve useful for you as well... Read More »

Westvleteren: Home to the Best Beer in the World

Westvleteren beer cap

During college I studied abroad for a semester in Paris, France. During this time. I made the most of living in Europe by visiting many countries but my favorite among them was Belgium. The unique architecture, the cute cafés and squares, the rich history, the beautiful canals and the food were all so inviting. So inviting in fact that 10 years later my husband and I returned. But this time I arrived with a true itinerary in mind that orbited around Belgian beer. The world's best beer: Westvleteren... Read More »

How to Spend Your 3 Days in Seminyak Bali

Water in Seminyak Bali

So you've only got three days to spend in Bali, Indonesia. Where will you go and what will you do? We considered Kuta Beach but found it to be more of a party scene than the tranquil experience we were seeking. So we looked a little further north but not too far from the airport since we were only there for such a short time. This led us to Seminyak... Read More »

Bocas del Toro Hotels on the Water

Bocas del Toro Hotels on the Water

Have you ever wanted to stay in an overwater bungalow? Bocas Del Toro, Panama has some of the best, and they're more affordable than you might think. I give you my first hand review of a hotel over the water I stayed in for my 40th birthday, as well as a gorgeous, secluded hotel in the jungle that rounded out our trip and left us wanting more sun, surf, and fun!... Read More »

Bahamas Yoga Retreat with Suzy McCalley

Suzy backbend on the beach

This is not your “average” yoga retreat. We’ll be integrating various modalities like reiki, Emotional Freedom Tapping (aka EFT), group coaching and more to help you connect deeper with your self, your body, mind and an awesome pop-up community created just for the retreat. You will be challenged - whether that means letting go and relaxing, or going deeper into a stretch, or maybe it's experiencing a difficult emotion or even building up a detoxifying sweat. Be sure to read to the bottom for event details and an exclusive coupon code for our readers... Read More »