Monthly Archives: March 2010

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Gypsy Wednesday – Wandering Carol

Welcome to Gypsy Wednesday! Every Wednesday, I strive to highlight all the juicy morsels related to travel and beyond. When I conceived of this wacky idea I never imagined meeting a woman of Carol Perehudoff's caliber.  Carol is a Toronto-based freelance travel writer and blogger. She writes a travel column at the Toronto Star, Canada’s [...]

By |March 31st, 2010|Write|10 Comments

Shameless Promotion? Nah

Could be fate. Divine gift from the Gods. Just my lucky hour. Louise Brown from Travel Blog Sites laid down the news in her usual nonchalant, easy manner: "Just so'z you know, Nomadic Chick is ranked #73 on our Travel Blog Sites leaderboard." My response: "OH MY GOD. Seriously? Wow. I. Am. Speechless. Figuratively, not [...]

By |March 25th, 2010|Life|24 Comments

Gypsy Wednesday – 100 Places Every Woman Should Go

Welcome to Gypsy Wednesday! Every Wednesday, I strive to highlight all the juicy morsels related to travel and beyond. It is the Oprah Winfrey of travel books. Seriously. If you're a solo woman traveler, or looking to tailor a trip with girlfriends, get this book.  In 2007, Stephanie Elizondo Griest amassed a comprehensive source built [...]

By |March 24th, 2010|Travel Tips|11 Comments

How to Maintain a Blog, Work F/T & Plan a Trip Without Killing Yourself

It's becoming clear that I almost did. Over a month ago my immune system buckled to a cold, and now this. For the past two weeks a meltdown occurred in the form of bacterial pink eye. I woke to swollen slits for eyes, appearing more Asian than I thought possible. With full knowledge of what [...]

By |March 21st, 2010|Life|51 Comments

Gypsy Wednesday – Our Travel Lifestyle

Welcome to Gypsy Wednesday! Every Wednesday, I strive to highlight all the juicy morsels related to travel and beyond. Something has been disturbing me of late. My links page is sorely lacking in the family way. For every ten solo travelers, there are one or two families choosing a nomadic lifestyle. If I'm wrong, correct [...]

By |March 17th, 2010|Life|8 Comments

Denial

This article is part three of a seven part series on unplugging from the cubicle. Read the full introduction here. It's Not Goodbye, We're On a Break 12 hours. That's how long I worked one fateful day. Not my normal hours, but 8 + extra adds up to 12.  Exhausted, annoyed, and angry to sink [...]

By |March 15th, 2010|Life|16 Comments