Category: Travel & Adventure

Christmas Holiday Season is Magical in London

I am spending the Christmas holidays in Europe with my 20-year-old son, Jordan. In order to make this trip more youth friendly for Jordan, I decided to book youth hostels for our stay. This was my...

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“My Gutsy Story®” Writing Contest Winner-September 2014

  This September we had FIVE OUTSTANDING  “My Gutsy Story®” authors. Some of these stories will be included in our 3rd “My Gutsy Story®” Anthology, published in 2015.  Thank you to all five authors. Your stories are all WINNERS. 1st Place,...

“Wait. Don’t shoot!” How My Family Came Close to Extinction

  The Killer Prawns “My Gutsy Story®” Don Darkes   Every June 6th, often commemorated as D-Day elsewhere, we celebrate Pisces Day; our family’s survival day. On that day, we were shipwrecked, lost everything we owned and were left...

My Gutsy Love Story

My Gutsy Love Story “My Gutsy Story®” by Savannah Grace For me, travel started at a young age. As a kid, I was often subjected to long-haulcamping trips across the US. Early on, I learned how to adjust...

“My Gutsy Story®” Writing Contest Winner-August 2014

This August we had FOUR OUTSTANDING  “My Gutsy Story®” authors. Some of these stories will be included in our 3rd “My Gutsy Story®” Anthology, published in 2015.  Thank you to all four authors. Your stories are all WINNERS. 1st Place,...

Vote Now For Your Favorite August 2014 “My Gutsy Story®”

  You have from now until September 10th to vote on the sidebar, (only one vote per person) and the winner will be announced on September 11th, and will select a prize from our generous sponsors. Our 1st “My Gutsy Story®”  Gisela Hausmann is...

My “Gutsy” Journey to the Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace-Lhasa Tibet

    The Guts to Travel to the Roof of the World   “My Gutsy Story®” by Gisela Hausmann At the age of thirteen I met Heinrich Harrer, confidant and tutor to the Dalai Lama, and author of “Seven Years in...

Trust, Intuition, Listen, Become Gutsy and Change

  There are certain times in life when you are ready to make a change. It doesn't matter what that change is, but in order to make that change, you need to: "Stop hanging onto something...

Volunteer in Africa: Tanzania, Moshi, Zanzibar, Mt. Kilimanjaro

As some of you know from my recent posts, I'm in a period of transition, re-evaluating my next move. I've recently trademarked: GUTSY LIVING™ and I'm looking for other adventures, including the Peace Corps. On July 11th,...

A Free Opportunity to Volunteer in Spain-Part 2

    If you missed Part-1, you might want to read it here. Check out the history of this amazing Aqueduct in Segovia. Volunteering with Vaughan Town in Spain is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the Spanish...