Grand Cayman… and where I am now

Last winter I went to Grand Cayman for a week of incredible diving and sunsets. I’ve only just gone through the photos… You see, that was a problem I always had as a self-employed photographer. I’d work my tail off for my … Continue reading

A Point of Clarification

I’ve been really touched by the positive response I’ve had to a misquotation in the Winnetka Current. Please take a moment to read my actual views on marriage and travel.

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On November 21 an article about my DTour experience was published in The Winnetka Current, my local hometown paper. I was interviewed for the article and provided photographs about two weeks before it ran. For the most part, this was an informative piece about my experience with DoubleTree, my trip through Europe and highlights from the adventure. I have had several people contact me in regards to the write up and wanted to clarify a glaring misquote.

The second to last paragraph reads:

At 30-years-old, Winter is glad she didn’t wait until she was married to travel because then she wouldn’t have gone anywhere, she said.

I don’t know what I could have possibly said during my interview to have led the author of this piece to that ridiculous conclusion. It is so, extremely far off base from what I feel and believe about marriage and travel. I have worked far…

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My Balloon Ride Over Cappadocia

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One of my favorite experiences of my DTour with DoubleTree by Hilton was the hot air balloon ride I got to take over Cappadocia, Turkey. To see more images of this incredible travel moment check out my post on A Lady Away!

Tune into my DTour!

If you haven’t done so already, I invite you to follow my new travel site, A Lady Away. The past week has been very exciting and the next two promise to bring even more adventure! I’m currently enjoying my European DTour compliments of DoubleTree Hotels. So far I’ve visited Costa Brava in Spain, Cappadocia and Istanbul! Up next is Amsterdam, Dublin, Chester and London – whew! A busy 3 weeks for sure, but never a dull moment!

Enjoying Cappadocia, Turkey!

Enjoying Cappadocia, Turkey!

I’ve also been posting regularly to A Lady Away’s Facebook page and my Instagram – please take a look!

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The past couple of weeks have been exciting. I’ve been lucky enough to book out of town work in truly beautiful locations offering the opportunity for one adventure after another. From driving around Northern Arizona for a week to networking … Continue reading

Not Down for Long

Before I opened my eyes this morning I threw up a little prayer and imagined myself swimming with whale sharks in Australia, admiring the Northern Lights in Iceland and summiting Aconcagua in Argentina. Then I rolled over, checked my phone … Continue reading