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A woman on her way

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 I look forward to new adventures this … Continue reading

Adventures of a Voluntourist: Vietnam

This is the fourth and final installment of a series that I’ve written for WorldNomads. The anecdotal stories focus on my experience volunteering abroad. Click here to read it.

Colleen Finn: Woman Road Warrior!

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). Click here to read it.

Adventures of a Voluntourist: India

This is the third installment in a series of four stories that I’ve written for WorldNomads. The anecdotal stories focus on my experience volunteering abroad. Click here to read it.

Adventures of a Voluntourist: Peru

This is the second installment in a series of four stories that I’ve written for WorldNomads. The anecdotal stories focus on my experience volunteering abroad. Click here to read it.

Make a positive impact by subtracting your plastic

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 reading them, click here … Continue reading

Adventures of a Voluntourist: Greece

WorldNomads 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 on WorldNomads: Click here to read it.

An interview on blogtalk radio

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://www.blogtalkradio.com/travelingmom/2010/06/08/traveling-mom

2008 World Nomads Book of Travels

World Nomads 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, see: http://journals.worldnomads.com/travel-competitions/post/18878.aspx To buy the book, go to: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/256976 Happy travels!

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