Blog – Insights And Deep Thoughts

This will be a running blog about my journey. It will no doubt be deeply personal about my internal experiences, as well as talking about my external adventures as well. My hope is, at the very least, you find it entertaining, and perhaps some inspiration for your own life journey. Enjoy!

How To Travel Without Feeling Like a Tourist

How To Travel Without Feeling Like a Tourist(It's out for debate whether wearing a conical hat in Vietnam makes one blend in or look like a tourist... 🙂 ) There's seeing the big sites and then there's getting to know a culture...At a recent networking event I had an...

What’s Really Mine?

What's Really Mine?Breaking away from what others thought I should do and be....One of the themes coming up for me as I explore what I want to do next is what's really mine? What I mean is, what are MY ideas and MY way of doing things and MY way of existing? People...

Embracing “I Don’t Know”

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLEEmbracing "I Don't Know"Heather Markel, Writer, Speaker, Photographer, Traveler, Business Strategist6 February 2019 Trying to find myself is one of the hardest things I've ever done.When youre in the middle of finding yourself you won't remember...

The Financial Freedom Myth

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLEThe Financial Freedom MythHeather Markel, Writer, Speaker, Photographer, Traveler, Business Strategist2 February 2019It turns out financial freedom might not be the real end goal....I had an interesting chat with a new friend about what it is...

Observations About Life Purpose

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLEObservations About Life PurposeHeather Markel, Writer, Speaker, Photographer, Traveler, Business Strategist29 January 2019There's more to life than your life's purpose.​I like to feel that there’s a purpose to my life. I especially like to feel...

The Pitfalls of Long-Term Travel

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLEThe Pitfalls of Long Term TravelHeather Markel, Writer, Speaker, Photographer, Traveler, Business Strategist25 January 2019Long term travel isn't a complete bowl of roses.Many people I meet think I'm living the dream. In many ways, I am! However,...

Do I Feel Brave – The Truth About Being Bold

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLEDo I Feel Brave? - The Truth About Being BoldHeather Markel, Writer, Speaker, Photographer, Traveler, Business Strategist21 January 2019I was surprised by how anticlimatic some of my supposed bold experiences have been.Since the beginning of my...

Planning For Long Term Travel – Dreams Into Action

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLEPlanning For Long Term Travel - Dreams Into ActionHeather Markel, Writer, Speaker, Photographer, Traveler, Business Strategist17 January 2019How to actually get shit done instead of just talking about it. (Even if you want to do something other...

Planning For Long Term Travel on Your Terms – Part 1

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLEPlanning For Long Term Travel on Your Terms - Part 1Heather Markel, Writer, Speaker, Photographer, Traveler, Business Strategist13 January 2019Here's how you can travel long-term, too!One of the questions I'm asked most often is, how do I afford...

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