About

I am an aspiring globe trekker, or you can call me a globe trekker wannabe!  I’ve visited only 16 countries, so to acquire the title of “Globe Trekker”,  I most certainly have a lot more traveling to do.

My travels thus far have taken me primarily to Europe, Mideast, South America, Africa, and the Caribbean.  I travel to specific places for specific reasons, usually with some historical significance.  All of my trips were interesting and memorable, and some were even adventurous.

There are numerous blogs dedicated to traveling and it is my goal to join the other bloggers to add my travel stories. If you are new to travel, hopefully, I can impart some information to you based on my experiences.  If you are an experienced traveler, I welcome your stories as I continue my globe trekking.

People travel for various reasons, mostly for pleasure or business.  If you travel for business, you get paid, so that should be pleasurable too.  Overcrowded tourist sites and cities can erode your pleasure as well as your finances rapidly. However, I have a few ideas on how to keep this erosion from happening!

I believe that if you seek true pleasurable travel you need a quest.  Your quest will take you on journeys to strange places, many of them off the beaten path or the road less traveled.  Most of my travels started with a quest, usually ignited by a simple experience.  Sometimes your quest will be easy to find, and your travel destination clearly defined.  However, at times you will have to do some exploring.  You may encounter language barriers, travel glitches, and even safety issues – but with proper preparation, you will certainly enjoy yourself and have a few adventures on the way!

I still have many quests in mind and several countries to visit, so we may run into each other!

Keep on trekking!    trek

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  1. You have a great blog here, continue the good work.
    Thanks for your visit, like and following at my blog. Very appreciated.
    Irene

  2. MaldivesDreamer

    Thank your for visiting my blog! Happy traveling 🙂

  3. Love your About page and the inspiration to travel as you do. Although we haven’t traveled a lot abroad, we have seen the nooks and crannies of many little and big places in the US. In fact, we find adventures right outside out door! Thanks for following! http://ohtheplaceswesee.com

  4. Hi Terry, your blog is amazing! Loving to read about your travels. Thanks for the follow, btw. See ya!

  5. I wish I could travel more – I love people and different cultures! You mentioned a wife in the post I read, do you travel together?

  6. I’ve found that if I stay open as we travel, sometimes the quest finds me. I return home slightly altered and always feeling more alive. 🙂 Jadi

  7. Dear terrytrekker,

    Congratulations!

    I have nominated your blog for the Shine On Award.

    More about this nomination is at

    http://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/shine-on-award-thanks-shaun-and-tazein/

  8. Hi,
    I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award 🙂

    http://iarxiv.com/2013/05/22/the-versatile-blogger-award/

    iarXiv

  9. Hey Terry! thank you for following my blog 😀

  10. Pleasure to meet you. Thanks for the follow.

  11. I like your blog, stunning pictures.I enjoyed reading your articles.

  12. Good to meet you, Terry! You lead an incredible life!

  13. Thanks for the follow. Nice to meet you here, and read all about your travels.

  14. Thanks for following my blog! I’m honoured. And . . . right back atcha! I sometimes wish I were still traveling . . .

  15. Hi there! I have nominated your blog for the REALITY Award at http://tinylessonsblog.com/2013/05/11/time-for-gratitude-and-thanks/. But don’t panic, it’s a light-touch award with no rules, just appreciation 🙂

  16. Hi Terry, thanks for dropping by my blog “Call of the Pen” and deciding to follow. Oh, and thanks for the like too on “Daily Prompt: Evasive Action – RUNAWAY” 🙂

  17. I read about you and I wonder how can someone so great to visit my blog?, so I’ll assume that I’m not doing so bad. I’m honored to know you and since I have not had the opportunity to travel as much as you I will be very happy to know something of the world through your blog. Thanks for sharing your travel. your new follower!

  18. Hi Terry! Thanks so much for the follow – I’m looking forward to exploring your blog and joining you (virtually, at least) on your travels 🙂

  19. Thank you for taking the time to visit and comment on my blog – I’m delighted you enjoyed your time there, and appreciate that you’ve chosen to follow it! I love to travel too, and have an ever growing wish list of far-flung destinations… I’ll be back to browse your own blog shortly!

    Susie

  20. Hi and thanks for stopping by and liking my post! It’s really good to meet you and I’m glad I found your blog! I am following now, as I want to live vicariously through your travels! 🙂

  21. Your blog is very good, with a light brown color I really like how it looks
    thank you for visiting my blog,
    I will try to always visit here
    friendly greetings, calligraphy archipelago

  22. Hello Terry, Beautiful photos and intriguing words – you have a winning combination! Thanks so much for visiting and following my blog 🙂

  23. Hi Terrytrekker, thanks for checking out my blog and the follow! I look forward to reading about some of your many adventures! xLaura

  24. Hi Terry, I’ve read a number of your posts and find them very enjoyable; you are a very good writer..!!!

  25. Pleasure to meet you and thank you for visiting us today!!!!

  26. Thank you Terry.

  27. Thank you for your kind support, can’t wait for your next post. 😊 Tc

  28. Thank you so much for visiting my blog,Terry.

  29. The Savvy Senorita

    Oh, you mention you have only been blogging one month – wow, seems like you have quite a few followers already!!!! Good work!!!!
    Bex

    • Thank you Bex! I am trying to be as good as you are 🙂 When your dust has settled, I hope to learn more from your postings! 🙂

      • The Savvy Senorita

        I think you have surpassed me, but thanks for the flattering response!! 🙂
        Yes, please don’t be a stranger – I enjoy making internet connections with new and excellent bloggers 😀
        Bex

  30. Hi Terry, thanks for your patience. i just got a chance to check out your blog, and I love it!! The theme looks great. Your blog makes sense and is really very focused. The stories and the pictures are incredibly fun to read. It makes me feel as though I was travelling as well. My only suggestion is to put your follow button on the top right corner so that readers see it right away. I am so impressed that I hope you don’t mind me recommending your blog on my blog. It’s fantastic. 🙂

  31. Thanks so much for visiting my blog and liking my photo! I appreciate it very much. 😀

  32. *waves* Thank you for the like. =)

  33. ciao! luvFAB blog.
    thebestdressup

  34. I travel not as a hobby,but as a necessity.I travel to Bangladesh to see my family.Other places I have visited is to see my friends.But your travel is exciting because you have a goal in mind.Your post does explain a lot of things that is necessary for first time travellers..Thanks for your post.

  35. I’m so happy to have discovered your blog! I look forward to reading about your journeys and I’ll certainly enjoy the beautiful photos!

  36. Loved your blog & also loved your very thoughtful banner picture of a camel with the mysterious pyramids in the background! Looking forward to meeting you in India! 🙂

  37. Excellent narration in your blog. And your adventures are inspiring.
    Cheers!

  38. ajaytao2010

    Nice reading about you.

    Thanks. For visiting my blog Ajaytao2010@wordpress.com. Browse through the category sections, I feel you may definitely find something of your interest.

  39. You are following my dreams! I will follow your vicariously here!

  40. Terry, why are you so awesome? Looking through some of your posts, all I could think was, “What am I doing with my life?” Your pictures and stories are amazing, and I love how open you are to adventure instead of doing things the typical tourist way. Keep traveling, and keep sharing!

  41. I’m really enjoying reading about your travels. I’ve always wished I could travel more and so while I’m rooted it’s great to read your adventures. Thank you!

  42. Such amazing and inspirational stories. I can’t wait to see these places like you have! And the photography, stunning!

  43. Great to meet you!:)

  44. You are a man outta my own heart. I / we love to travel. We are starting out smaller by only trying to see all of the Caribbean right now. We have been to Europe and that is the next quest as our girls get older. And good diving is the first thing we look for when mapping out our next trek. Have you been to Curacao? I look forward to following your trips!

    • Hello, and thanks for reading! I’ve touched on Curacao once as a kid but not toured the island. It’s not far from Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana where I have visited, but I have heard good reviews about the place.

      • I have heard the best diving in the Caribbean and it has many many secluded beaches to have all to yourself. I have often thought of doing a Travel Blog so I really envy what you do here. 🙂

      • Yes, the small islands have clear water and secluded beaches. I think you should do a travel section on your blog and post those amazing photos! Go for it!

      • I was thinking that same thing over lunch, about making a Travel categorie, adding stories I have done already and asking others to guest post about their favorite trip or unknown travel destinations in their own country, whether Russia, Indonesia, Pakistan, wherever. I would like to use a link to your site and maybe post your travel tips at the beginning of the page too, giving full credit to you and your site. Would you mind that? I invite you to add content any time or maybe I could reblog some of your popular stories a well. How does that sound to you?

      • That sounds great! I like that idea. Go for it and good luck! 🙂

  45. Gus

    Looking out for more of your adventures!

  46. Thanks for your nice comment!

  47. good post.

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