Sherry Ott

191 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Following | 153 Followers | @ottsworld | Traveling around the world non-stop since 2006. Homeless, coffee drinker, photo taker, curious, and lover of all things new.  

Bike Tour Tips From My First Cycling Trip Basque Country Spain

Like biking through the landscape of Basque Country, there are lots of ups and downs when taking your first bike tour. With each new adventure comes …

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Surviving and Loving My First Bike Tour in Basque Country

Home » Blog » Destinations » Europe » Spain » Surviving and Loving My First Bike Tour in Basque Country<p>June 19, 2018 No Comments »<p>Shares 10<p>I adjusted …

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Take on the Ultimate Colorado Thru Hike!

<i>In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from an Ottsworld reader and blogger Michelle Parsons. I met Michelle</i> …

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Hike the Lycian Way by Boat

Home » Blog » Travel » Adventure Travel » Lycian Way By Land and Sea<p>January 16, 2014 11 Comments »<p>Shares 347<p>Get the best of both worlds – experience …

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Berlin Cold War Spy Sight

Home » Blog » Destinations » Europe » Germany » Spy vs Spy<p>April 26, 2013 11 Comments »<p>Shares 240<p>A listening station during the Cold War<p>The simple 3 …

Germany

How to Plan and Take a Destination Classmate Reunion

Me in 1988The year was 1988. We had big hair…lots of hair. I used to spend an hour each morning curling my already permed hair into even tighter …

Rocky Mountains

Best Places to see on a Maine Road Trip

As I drove by the sign that read Acadia National Park with an arrow pointing left, I did have a little pang of indecision for a moment. I knew Acadia …

Take A Tiny Colorado Vacation at WeeCasa

Once upon a time a bored girl went chasing rabbits in Colorado. Her curiosity and penchant for adventure led her into a mountainous world of …

The Coolest Place to Sleep in Berlin

As I drove down the autobahn in Germany I kept seeing cars passing me pulling tiny ‘bubble campers’. Many of them were old little caravans that were …

Animals in the Arctic Wildlife Photography

Close encounters…with our skilled expedition leadersHe raises his nose in the air and sniffs at the air, trying to get our scent, but the wind isn’t …

Have you ever had travel transform you?

Home » Blog » Travel » Travel Tips » Travel That Changes You<p>April 26, 2018 No Comments »<p>Shares 16<p>SPONSORED – “I wasn’t happy. I knew I had to change …

Travel With Me to Ireland For a Unique Adventure

Home » Blog » Destinations » Europe » Ireland » Travel With Me to Ireland For a Unique Adventure<p>April 23, 2018 6 Comments »<p>Shares 174<p>Normally I ask …

Northern California B Sides Road Trip

If you are in my generation you remember records. My sister had a turntable in her room with a nickel taped to the needle to add some weight and …

Best Hikes in the World I’ve Personally Completed

I’m going to tell you a secret, most people who write about travel don’t even travel to the places they are writing about! I’ve seen many articles on …

Fairbanks Alaska Your Homebase for Winter Fun

While Alaska is a popular dream destination in the summer, it gets little respect in the winter. The frigid temperatures, lack of light, and heavy …

Experience Dog Sledding in Alaska and Mush Your Own Team

I looked around the Two Rivers post office wondering what it was like to live in such a small community in Alaska. In this tiny little ‘rest stop’ …

Why an Alaska Train Trip Should Be On Your Winter Itinerary

I see the big yellow engine against the scenic winter backdrop pulling into the flagstop. The whistle blows and immediately I can feel my excitement …

Why I’ve Decided to Take my First Biking Tour

<i>Sponsored —-</i> “You should consider biking,” the doctor said to me, as my hopeful look deflated. This wasn’t the answer I wanted to hear, and this …

Why Alaska is the best place for a Northern Lights Trip

Dance for me!I was surprised that many people don’t even have Alaska on their radar for Northern lights trips! Go do a search and you’ll be inundated …

The Truth About How We See the Northern Lights

Until I went to Fairbanks Alaska I thought the northern lights were all just hype. No – I haven’t joined a Flat Earth Society or decided Global …

Extreme Winter Packing List for Alaska

I went to Fairbanks Alaska in the heart of winter and lived to tell the tale.Ok, so maybe it’s not quite that dramatic, but the fact is most people …

Exploring the Foreign World of Cowboy Poetry

Sometimes you don’t have to go far to experience culture shock. I first heard the term Cowboy Poetry in the tiny town of McCarthy, Alaska. I had …

Should tourists go to Antarctica?

Travel blogger Sherry Ott has been all over the world, but, for her, Antarctica was life changing.<p>“I always say, when people ask me about Antarctica, …

Adventure Travel on the Danube River

My view from the canoeInstead of simply admiring the Danube River from a cruise ship, why don’t you actually get out on it and have fun with this …

Northern Argentina and Chile Landscapes

Devil’s DesertI always wondered how Patagonia became Patagonia. The historical answer is that Magellan in 1520 used the word patagón to describe the …

Training for the Camino de Santiago Walk

<i>In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from an Ottsworld reader and traveler Emily Ward. She is getting ready</i> …

Luxurious adventures in the Atacama Desert

I walked down the long stone walkway, full of anticipation. The landscape was barren and dry, and the building in front of me was simple and brown …

Hike to Hanging Lake in Colorado

Home » Blog » Destinations » North America » America » Colorado » Colorado Hanging Lake Hike Pass Requirements and Parking<p>June 5, 2015 4 Comments …

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Facing My Fears on a Bike in Thailand

<i>In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from a fellow adventurer and biker, Jennifer Coleman. As a side note, I</i> …