I am now only 7 months from qualifying for an 8 week paid sabbatical. I will be taking off October 15th-December 25th in 2017! I have been researching options and have settled on Southeast Asia for the first part and South America for the 2nd. Tentative Itinerary: November -India -Sri Lanka -Indonesia -Singapore -Malaysia -Thailand … More sab·bat·i·cal

Spotlight: Berlin

Berlin has been on my bucket list for a while. When I told friends I was going to Berlin they were all surprised I hadn’t been there yet given all my travels. The timing had never been right but it was for this trip and I’m so happy I included it on my trip. Berliner … More Spotlight: Berlin

Spotlight: Oslo

I am 1/4 Norwegian and therefore I had to include a stop in Norway on my trip! Oslo was my second stop in Norway after Bergen. Oslo exceeded my expectations and I am definitely planning on returning here. My first stop after arriving via train was to walk a block to the Oslo Opera House … More Spotlight: Oslo

Spotlight: Bergen

When I was planning my trip to Europe I knew I wanted to visit Norway and my original thought was to only go to Oslo. As I was researching I decided to add Norway’s second largest city Bergen to my itinerary. The town located on the West Coast of Norway amongst mountains & fjords and … More Spotlight: Bergen


The company I work for has a unique perk… after 10 years of service you qualify for an 8 week paid sabbatical. I just hit my 9 year mark so I am now less than a year away!! I can barely contain my excitement and given that I am such a planner and I have … More Sabbatical