Category: Travel & Adventure

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...

Get A Free Vacation In Spain While Speaking English

 (Part One of  Volunteering with Vaughan Town.) Lock 15 "crazy" Anglos together with 13 "shy" Spaniards in a remote Spanish hotel and what do you get? 28 freaked out Spanglos by the end of the week. If you're...

What I Did To Make My Life Happy

Not My Dream, But My Life “My Gutsy Story®” Jennifer Barclay I spent my fortieth birthday not being whisked away to a Spanish city for a romantic weekend, as had been hinted in what now seemed the...

Our 200-Mile Trek Across the UK

 Trekking across the UK “My Gutsy Story®”-Alana Woods   In April 2013 I was in the UK helping my oldest daughter cope with three children under 7: two boys, 6 and 2, and a new baby girl. After...

Exploration, Freedom and Being in Control of My Life

Age of Exploration A “My Gutsy Story®” by Rachael Rifkin  Growing up, summer vacations meant hiking in Mammoth Mountain. After the first couple consecutive years, I was ready to go somewhere else. We used to go other...

Next Expat Stop-Tanzania by Yelena Parker

Next Expat Stop- Tanzania “My Gutsy Story®” by Yelena Parker Have you ever shared your story with new and somewhat eager listeners and got the reaction: “Wow, that was such a brave thing to do!”? Last year...

Get Paid as a Travel Blogger -LA Times Travel Show

Do you love to travel? What about travel writing? As a travel fan, author and blogger, I find that Trade Day at the LA Times Travel Show is the place to learn what’s new and hot...