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Trip: Home (USA)

There are [10] stories from my trip: Home (USA)


I am the master of my own domain!

USA | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | Views [955]

Okay, if you're a Seinfeld fan, you know that "web domains" isn't exactly what he and Elaine were talking about, but it's a fitting title all the same. It's been quite a journey. After six years (and over 100,000 hits!) of blogging about ... Read more >


A woman on her way...

USA | Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | Views [1019]

I am happy to announce that I have been selected to be a part of Women On Their Way's (WOTW) Local Nation sounding board for another great year. Last year, I blogged on behalf of WOTW about my experience in Bangkok and in Paso Robles wine country, and ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Adventures of a Voluntourist: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | Views [1230]

This is the fourth and final installment of a series that I've written for WorldNomads, the company that hosts this blog. The anecdotal stories focus on my experience volunteering abroad. http://journals.worldnomads.com/responsible-travel/story/62254/Vietnam/Adventures-... Read more >

Tags: adventures, voluntourism


Colleen Finn: Woman Road Warrior!

USA | Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | Views [1189]

I was recently profiled by Woman Road Warrior. I wonder if this new persona comes with a Viking helmet and leather mini skirt...(let's hope so). Check it out: http://www.womanroadwarrior.com/featuredwrw/colleenfinn.html

Tags: adventures


Adventures of a Voluntourist: India

INDIA | Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | Views [1147]

This is the third installment in a series of four stories that I've written for WorldNomads, the company that hosts this blog. The anecdotal stories focus on my experience volunteering abroad. http://journals.worldnomads.com/responsible-travel/story/61228/India/Adventures-... Read more >

Tags: adventures, voluntourism


Adventures of a Voluntourist: Peru

PERU | Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | Views [1161]

This is the second installment in a series of four stories that I've written for WorldNomads, the company that hosts this blog. The anecdotal stories focus on my experience volunteering abroad. http://journals.worldnomads.com/responsible-travel/story/60273/Peru/Adventures-... Read more >

Tags: adventures, voluntourism


Make a positive impact by subtracting your plastic...

THAILAND | Saturday, 17 Jul 2010 | Views [851]

As many of you know, I was a winner of a travel essay competition earlier this year. As part of the prize, I get to be a featured blogger for their web site. I cannot reproduce the posts that I submit to them in this blog, but if you're interested in ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, sightseeing


Adventures of a Voluntourist: Greece

GREECE | Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | Views [1207]

WorldNomads, the company that hosts this blog, contacted me to see if I was interested in contributing stories about voluntourism to their Responsible Travel page. I was pleased to do it and my first (of four) stories appears here: http://journals.... Read more >

Tags: adventures, voluntourism


An interview on blogtalk radio...

USA | Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | Views [1075]

I was recently interviewed by Kim Orlando of Traveling Mom for her blogtalk radio show. Have a listen! (Tip: If you don't have the patience to listen straight through, my part begins at around 20:00 into the show--just slide the cursor forward.) http:... Read more >

Tags: adventures, voluntourism


2008 World Nomads Book of Travels

USA | Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Views [559]

World Nomads, the great company that hosts these online journals, has published their very first book—a collection of journal entries and photographs from people like me. In fact, a part of my journal was selected to be in the book. To find out more, ... Read more >