Blog by Stephanie Ockerman. I started my solo travel sabbatical through Latin America, and this site is where I share my experiences with friends, family, and you. I will be writing about independent travel and my attempt to live simpler, consume less, and experience more. I hope to introduce you to new places and experiences, inspire you to go out and explore the world.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Fajardo, Puerto Rico I was surprised by the grandness of Fajardo’s central square. It is pretty, clean, and colorful. The neighborhoods are a unique mix of colors, patterns, and styles. There are vibrant interesting details. There are crumbling homes right next to well-maintained more modern structures. The “yard art” is different in […]
2016 was a crazy and awesome year. It was so crazy that I did not get around to editing my travel photos until recently. I quit my job (again), but this time it was NOT to take a travel sabbatical. It was to re-design my lifestyle, focus on personal/ professional development goals, and start my […]
A few years ago, I wrote about the Little Italy Food Tour in San Francisco. I recently discovered photos I took of this historic bakery. I love these images, so I figured I should share… even if I am a bit tardy. San Francisco Bread Company What is the most surprisingly interesting place you’ve photographed?
You’re interested in learning Spanish? AWESOME, but let me (very quickly!) tell you about myself first. My name is Shannon, and I am a native, English speaker. I love to travel, so I learned to speak Spanish fluently. It wasn’t easy, and I still have very awkward moments (like the one time I was accidentally […]