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We each hold our own definition of adventure. Here, I dedicated to all the moments stepped out of a comfort zone. Stories, places, and situations that pushed limits, whether physically or mentally. Here's to overcoming barriers. One second of bravery can lead to a lifetime of adventure.

How to Get a Free Flight to Europe

June 4, 2014

HOW TO GET A FREE FLIGHT TO EUROPE   Americans have two favorite words. The first being bacon, and the close second is the word ‘free’. If you have been dreaming of visiting the castles of Germany or the Alps…

An Amateurs Guide to Hiking the Half Dome

May 20, 2014

An Amateurs Guide to Hiking The Half Dome Updated March 2, 2020 The iconic symbol of the Half Dome dominated the photo, dwarfing the surrounding peaks. From the moment I saw it, my Midwest heart yearned to discover everything about…

Michigan: 7 Affordable Summer Adventures

April 9, 2014

MICHIGAN: 7 AFFORDABLE SUMMER ADVENTURES Dwindling snow and warm temperatures mean one thing here in the Midwest: SUMMER.     The trees are beginning to blossom, I can take a walk without the possibility of frostbite and I woke up…

The Biggest Myth About Travel

January 31, 2014

THE BIGGEST MYTH ABOUT TRAVEL   So I thought it was only fitting to start off ShaleeWanders.com confronting the biggest piece of crap myth about travel. Guesses anyone? I’ll give you a hint: “How do you afford to travel so…

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