Navigating the unknown

Today I was reminded that the road rises up to meet you and it’s far more fun than living trying to control or plan every minute. I interviewed Mark Susnow, life coach and author of Dancing on the River, Navigating Life’s Choices.

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Burning bottles and eco travel tips

While visiting Thailand’s Koh Tao island, I once stayed in a thatched hut perched on boulders over an unbelievably blue sea. Before eco-tourism, international tourists threw out hundreds of water bottles each week and the local remedy was burning.

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Elaine J. Masters

Elaine J. Masters, travel writer / tripwellgal on the road

Whether you're taking a short road trip or zipping across the planet, I'm be here to help. Learn from my years of travel for work and pleasure, solo, family and a few tours. The Tripwellgal mission remains: To help us connect with our beautiful planet and each other with care and wonder. Stay in touch and happy travels!


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Associations & Awards

Elaine Masters Associations and Awards