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Meet Maggie

Hi! I’m a San Diegan who after years in the advertising industry decided to shoot for the stars and follow my passion for travel journalism. It was a big step, but I’m here to tell you, it’s better to live the life you’ve imagined than to only dream about it. You, too, can make your aspirations a reality. So, pack your courage, tenacity, work ethic and here we go…


Recent Trips

Pacific Northwest Escape to the San Juan Islands

A two hour ferry ride north of Seattle are the San Juan Islands. The archipelago is closer to Canada than the United States. Of the 125 small atolls, three welcome outlanders – Orcas, the namesake island San Juan, and Lopez. Spring, summer and fall are the popular months.

Chocolate & Coffee Galore in Antigua, Guatemala

My cousin, Cindy, texted me asking “wanna go to Guatemala”? Not one to say no to a new destination, I answered “yes” immediately. Cindy was returning to the country where she and her husband adopted their son, Luke, 14 years earlier. Curious about his culture, Luke expressed interest in seeing his birth home and learning the language.

Petting Gray Whales in Baja, Mexico’s Lagoons


Petting gray whales in Baja, Mexico. Yes, PETTING! This is one of the most incredible experiences you’ll have — ever!





Far Flung Adventures and Nearby Jaunts


Traveling With Pets


Hitting the Open Road With Your Hairy-Heartthrob


2 Mile Top 10


Top 10 Must See, Must Do, and Must Eat Within 2 Miles of Hotels Worldwide

Tours, Teaching, & Talks


Day Trips, Travel Classes, and Presentations



Shop For Items From Around The Globe

Shop with me around the world via social media. Follow me real time as I travel the globe’s marketplaces looking for indigenous items to place on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter. If you see something you gotta have, message me and I’ll pick it up.

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