A few days ago, I had the opportunity to give a FRED talk (like a TED talk, but amongst FRiends) about travel. I talked a little about my travel background, shared a few stories and travel tips, and had Q&A time. Many people have asked if I could post the slideshow from my talk, so here it is! I’m including additional notes below with information that isn’t included on the slideshow.
ABOUT ME: My Experience with Travel
If I could pinpoint the time in my life when I was bitten by the travel bug, it would be when I first watched the cartoon, Dr. Seuss’ Pontoffel Pock and the Magic Piano when I was 7 years old. The story is about this guy who got fired from his job at the dill pickle factory and wished to get away from it all. Some fairies heard his wish and gave him a magic flying piano. All he had to do was play a tune, push a button and his flying piano took him to a new place. He traveled to the North Pole, Africa, China, and Europe. During his travels, he fell in love with a beautifu