Kansas City
Unruh Furniture is located inside in an old church in Kansas City. (Sheryl Jean)

At 19, I flew on a plane for the first time to Italy. I’ve been hooked on travel ever since. So far, I’ve visited 49 states (guess which one I’m missing?) and over 40 countries. I’ve written about travel and the airline business for 15 years. Check out my travel blog. These are some of my published travel articles for other publications:

Hikes to hot springs, Colorado town is rich in outdoor activities, March 20, 2018

Kansas City has a secret: It’s a great place to shop, Sept. 7, 2017

Twin Cities: One of the hippest spots to vacation this summer, May 23, 2017

See beauty in New Zealand on foot: 5 Day Hikes, Feb. 3, 2017

mural of Bob Dylan in Minneapolis
Minnesotan Bob Dylan graces a mural in downtown Minneapolis. (Sheryl Jean)

Traveling in retirement is a dream, but high costs could derail plans, Jan. 2017

The joys and challenges of winter camping, Dec. 2016

Stressed out? 5 spas that will help soothe body and soul, Oct. 2016

Done Napa? Have a more intimate wine experience in this California area, Sept. 2016

Fly through airport lines faster … for a fee, July 2016

Bealey Spur Track, NZ
You can see several peaks from Bealey Spur Track near Arthur’s Pass. (Sheryl Jean)

Travel that’s good for the body and soul (pages 16-21), July 2016

Holiday travel tips, Nov. 2015

Hey holiday travelers: Airports say they’re ready for you, Nov. 2015

Private jet clubs take off, Nov. 2014

Amid ancient pines, April 2011