The Better Me Foundation: Torsten Kremser

The Better Me Foundation: Torsten Kremser

One of the best parts of traveling is coming across different characters on a mission to change the world. The man leading us through Africa, Torsten or “Toto,” is definitely one of these people. In fact, one of the main reasons that I decided to join Nomad Convoy for...
Let’s Be Leaders, Not Followers

Let’s Be Leaders, Not Followers

One of the biggest blogging metrics is how many “followers” you have. I’ve always thought that was a silly thing to call it. As Ralph Nader put it, “the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” I am...
Three Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Three Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Three years sober. That’s 1,095 days without drinking. In the last three years I have completely transformed my life. I have become the person that I knew I was always capable of being. Sure, I still have my own struggles and my life is not perfect by any stretch of...
How to Survive the “Big Five” in Africa

How to Survive the “Big Five” in Africa

Survival skills are mostly innate. We are born with the ability to size up scary situations and prioritize safety on a subconscious level. When we perceive an imminent threat our bodies enter fight or flight mode. With that, our respiratory rate increases. Blood is...
Trusting Your Instincts Onboard: Kaz Adams

Trusting Your Instincts Onboard: Kaz Adams

Like many of the Women Making Waves, Kaz Adams found her passion on the water and never turned back! She has been an ASA Sailing instructor for over 20 years and she’s a USCG Licensed Captain who works term charters to boot! Kaz is an incredibly inspiring woman...