• Destinations

    Serendipity and Sugarcreek

    The timing of my visit to Sugarcreek, Ohio was purely based on desperation. Several months ago, some issues began with my travel buddy, Ameli@, that required a two thousand mile roundtrip up to her birthplace NüCamp RV in Sugarcreek, Ohio. While not in my initial plan since I will be here again in June, it turned out to be a magical visit. Despite driving through the freak snow storm to get here, I felt my blood pressure lower as I got closer to this charming village. I love it here. The landscape, the hills, my friends both Amish and “English” all provide me with a wonderful sense of belonging. But…

  • Solo Travel

    Solo Travel Tips: Let’s Start the Conversation

    When not globe trekking , I travel around the U.S. & Canada in my red truck, “Bert” (named by my friends Steve & Karen and short for Big Red Truck), pulling my 18” T@B 400. Custom built by NüCamp RV in Sugarcreek, Ohio, my camper allows me to go off grid with solar panels and not rely on external water and electric. To honor our adventures, I named her Ameli@. Like most solo women travelers, I get a lot of questions related to safety and route planning. Recently fellow camper, Jenn Grover, started a series of videos about solo women and our experiences. In this first of several, she and…