All posts by Dorene

What you Need to Know Before your Trip to Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

Ometepe Island or Isla Ometepe is our favorite place in Nicaragua. We felt like we were in a different country than mainland Nicaragua, and it’s no wonder that most travelers find it difficult to leave

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How to Find Career Direction |Midlife Career Change Part 2

  “Change is not a process for the impatient.” -unknown In our first post: Midlife Career Transition part 1 we shared our story and our battle of managing our own head games about career change.

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Managing the Transition: Midlife Career Change Part 1

  As the years went by, my enthusiasm changed. I went into business and marketing and I lived it. I held an optimistic view, especially when meaty projects and promotions allowed me to grow and advance

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Why This Travel Experience Changed My Views about Religion

I watched Sunil, our guide, very carefully, hoping I wouldn’t make a mistake. He placed an orange bandana over his forehead, pushed the cloth to cover the top of his head, then tied it in two knots at

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Why Joy and Sorrow Can Co-Exist

We couldn’t wait to get back to Portland this year to attend the World Domination Summit (WDS), our favorite annual event that makes us laugh, cry and leaves us exhilarated to create, build, and love

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The Ultimate Trip Checklist For Long-Term Travel

Planning for long-term travel is often daunting and overwhelming. In fact, it is also one of the most popular questions that we often receive. There is a lot to consider, so we compiled several tips for

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