When Your Husband is Crazy for Golfing, You Find the Place that Pleases you Both By Kelly Westhoff My husband is a golf fanatic. His weekends are dedicated to the pursuit of golf. During the workweek, when the weather is nice, he hits the driving range over his lunch hour and again over happy hour. […]
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Photographs by Kelly Westhoff Kelly Westhoff, a GoNOMAD blogger and winner of the second GoNomad grant award, and her husband, Quang Nystrom, set out on a seven-month around-the-world trip in October 2005. They spent the first three months of their trip in Latin America. They toured four countries: Mexico, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile. Mexico We […]
By Kelly Westhoff Soon after we got married, my husband and I quit our jobs and hit the road. We traveled through eight countries in six months – Mexico, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. We dubbed our trip, “Kelly & Quang’s Global Roam.” Since returning home, we’ve discovered that family, friends, and […]
Kelly Westhoff and her girlfriends go on a getaway to Glacier Country, Montana, where they go horseback riding, kayaking, white water rafting and dining.
By Kelly Westhoff I read a discussion thread posted on an Internet forum for travel writers. The original comment was a complaint about the lack of prominent women in the travel writing field. Why weren’t there more big shot, women travel writers? Lots of people responded to the post. Some agreed with it. Others objected. […]
Love the One You’re With By Kelly Westhoff Soon after we got married, my husband and I quit our jobs and hit the road. We traveled through eight countries in six months — Mexico, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. Since returning home, we’ve discovered that family, friends, and curious acquaintances ask the […]
St. Francisville Lousiana: Visiting this part of northern Louisiana to tour historic plantation homes like Rosedown, Myrtles and the Cottage Plantations.
Spas Abound in Vegas: Here are Some of Our Favorites By Kelly Westhoff I wasn’t expecting to be pampered in Vegas. Eat too much? Yes. Stay up late? Of course. Dissolve into a state of utter spa bliss? I’d take it, but was that even an option? There are plenty of Las Vegas tours to […]
Learning All About Fishing on Leech Lake in Minnesota By Kelly Westhoff “You might have to pop a squat.” “Pop a squat?” I stared at my husband. I prayed he was kidding, but deep down inside I knew that he wasn’t. He’d been looking forward to our guided fishing trip on northern Minnesota’s Leech Lake […]
By Kelly Westhoff We were in need of a weekend away. Our jobs had us frazzled. Our inboxes kept filling up. We needed to unplug, ditch the laptops and unwind. We decided to go to Walker. Walker is located in northern Minnesota and is about a three-and-a-half-hour drive from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. The […]
Mui Ne, Vietnam, a sleepy fishermen’s Village turned tourist resort By Kelly Westhoff Vietnam had thrown lots of surprises our way. Three and a half weeks in the country had taught us that it was better to go with the flow than to fight for an itinerary we’d mapped before ever leaving home. For example, […]
Marco Polo Didn’t Go There By Kelly Westhoff With the release of his new title, Marco Polo Didn’t Go There, Rolf Potts is again in the author spotlight. Not that he ever really left it. His travel writer star has been shining brightly ever since he started as a travel columnist for Salon.com in 1999. […]