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, including nearly 18 months touring overseas by camper van. I’ve written about travel, airlines and consumer travel issues for about 15 years. Check out my blog.

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

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

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

Bealey Spur Track, NZ
You can see several peaks around 7,500 feet from Bealey Spur Track near Arthur’s Pass on New Zealand’s South Island. (Sheryl Jean)

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

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

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

View from Mount Sinai

Seeing the light on Mount Sinai, Jan. 2011 (Photo by Sheryl Jean)