Yes, the Brauds are still writing. Camille was recently published in Nature’s Healing Spirit – Real Life Stories to Heal the Soul, a collection of inspiring nature-themed essays. In “My Friend Carl,” Camille writes about a long-time friend who lives in the woods behind her house. Sheri, the contributing editor, did a great job of finding stories that are refreshingly honest, poignant, and inspiring. Try them on for size. You won’t be disappointed. Available from Amazon.
The Brauds have come up with 10 reasons you’re afraid to move abroad and why they aren’t deal breakers.
I reluctantly swayed myself back and forth in the uncomfortable hammock during the hottest part of the day. Being under this thatched roof sitting above a round concrete base was the only place that was cool in this tiny, dusty village called Yupukari in Western Guyana. I prayed for a breeze. Read more “Night of the Piranha”
Despite daily use, bathrooms are rarely mentioned in polite conversation. Travelers are expected to handle startling accommodations without comment. So far I’ve done a fine job of stifling exclamations such as, “Where the heck’s the toilet paper?!” and “Seriously, this is it?!” Here are a few of my more notable experiences. Read more “Bathrooms around the World”
The Remote Life, an outfit that offers “a program that brings together professionals, freelancers and entrepreneurs to work, live and travel” is featuring Camille’s story about her search for clarity and how that kicked off a life of travel with “The One Who Found Perspective in Belize.” Read more “Camille’s Story Featured on The Remote Life”
The airport was as empty as I had ever seen one, with only a few passengers going through customs and anger written all over the remaining employees’ faces. It was 10pm and I had just landed in Trinidad. Being the cheapskate (errr…”budget traveller”) that I am, the least expensive way to get to Guyana was to have a layover here for the night and then fly to Georgetown in the morning. Read more “The Camo Conundrum”
The roots of my wanderlust
There are as many reasons to travel as there are destinations. In my case I travel in search of cultures as different from my own as possible. I’m fascinated by behavior, the why behind how people do things. I’m so used to doing things a certain way, the ‘why’ goes unquestioned until I witness a different approach. These glimpses of alternative realities help me understand my own behavior. Read more “Why I travel – A Mayan Wedding”
Once Upon An Expat, a travel anthology featuring stories by Steph and Camille was recently listed as one of 10 Fascinating Books About Living In A Foreign Country. Read more “Once Upon An Expat lauded on Huffington Post”
Let’s say you want to reinvent yourself, at least for a little while in some distant land. You’ve been telling yourself for some time that one day you’ll see Macchu Piccu with your own eyes, but nothing is happening. Perhaps you’re using the wrong words. Read more “The Power of Affirmations – visualizing your life abroad”