Sharon K Kurtz - Freelance Travel Writer

Hello! My name is Sharon Kurtz and I’m happy that you have stopped by my site.  I am a passionate traveler, travel writer and tour leader for a women’s small group tour company. My website combines any and all things related to travel –  interesting destinations, packing tips, memorable food experiences, and stories about fascinating people I encounter along the way.

I hope my stories and experiences motivate & inspire readers to get out and explore the world.


I will have original and shared content, photographs & clips of articles I have written for on-line and print publications.  I would love to hear from you! You can either comment on a post directly, or fill out the form under “Contact Me”.

Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam's Garden Oasis

Established in 1636 to battle the Black Death plague spreading across Europe, the Hortus Botanicus is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world.

Fort Worth is the Perfect Staycation Destination

Six Reasons to Experience this Unique City

Cartagena, Colombia, Photo Essay

Cartagena, Columbia is a feast for the senses. A Caribbean Port City with enchanting Colonial Architecture and 16th century walled center.

Happy Campers

Summer Vacation Amidst the Pandemic

Act 2: It's Never Too Late To Dream A New Dream

Author C.S. Lewis once said, "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." I decided to change my life and follow my travel writing dreams.

La Olla in Oaxaca Mexico

Holy Mole! Explore the Flavors and Traditions of Oaxaca at La Casa De Los Sabores

Visit National Parks from the Comforts of Home

Immerse yourself in environments that give you a real sense of place without actually being there. Now you can fill your living room with the sights and sounds of the National Parks without leaving home.

Take Time to Enjoy the Wildflowers

Thank you, Lady Bird Johnson. "Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers"

The Lone Ranger - A travel adventure

Sometimes, unforgettable travel memories come from unplanned adventures. Read how Ranger Billy turned a potentially disastrous day into an unexpected highlight of our tour

A Beautiful Morning at the Dallas Arboretum

Enjoy the sights and sounds of summer. The Dallas Arboretum is open to welcome the public for the first time since the shutdown

Seek out Majestic Maui Shores

Maui is one of the most beguiling and breathtaking islands on earth..."Maui no ka 'oi" - Maui is the best.

Holy Mole!

Explore the flavors and traditions of Oaxaca at La Casa de los Sabores.