Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. The beginning makes the conditions perfect.
Alan Cohen

I WILL wander the world and I WILL write about it, offering insights about what I find as I go along. Travel is my passion, but I experience it not with sight. I aim to paint you a picture with my words. I love words.

“She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful spells.”
Dean Koonz

In the city centre of Amsterdam there is a building I hope to visit one day. For now though, I have dedicated this, 2015, as the year of Anne Frank on The Insightful Wanderer and Her Headache. When I learned traveling exhibits of Anne Frank and of Holocaust remembrance would be coming to Kitchener and Stratford, Ontario, (being that this year is the celebration of seventy years of the end of World War II, starting with the discovery and liberation of Auschwitz and the liberation of the people of the Netherlands, of which Anne, sadly, was not one of them.) I knew I had to get involved. If only she had held on just…

MARCH 22, 2015 | Water Is…
“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.” —Margaret Atwood It’s my favourite thing to drink. My favourite animals are anything that lives in it. Most of this planet is covered in it. The human body is made up of mostly this one thing….

DECEMBER 12, 2014 | Interview with Maribel of Touching Landscapes
MARIBEL STEEL Writer – Blogger – Inspirational Speaker Welcome to my Fellow Wanderers series. Today I introduce a writer and a fellow wanderer I met and recently got a chance to speak with. We discuss her home of Australia, her travels both at home and abroad, and how she sees the world as a visually impaired woman, along with her family who love to go exploring with her. I was thrilled to be interviewed once before, on her website Touching Landscapes. Feel the Vibrations She gave me an opportunity to share my dream of starting a travel website. Now that I have one I am pleased to be able to repay the favour….