About Me

Exploringrworld.comHello! I’m Sharon Odegaard of Exploring Our World. I love combining a healthy curiosity for places with a love of history. That means travel! Whether it’s a faraway adventure or a nearby escape, travel can make our lives rich and enjoyable.

I’d love to inspire you find ways to fit more adventures in your life, too.

Welcome to Exploring Our World!

Published Writing and Photos

You can find my articles and photos in addition to my blog posts. I enjoy writing about travel in a variety of places. Here is a sampling of my travel writing.

Articles for TravelAwaits Online Magazine

What I Learned From Visiting The D-Day Beaches
https://www.travelawaits.com/2482120/what-I-learned-from-visiting-D-Day-Beaches

How To Spend An Amazing Day In San Francisco
https://www.travelawaits.com/2487238/san-francisco-in-a-day

9 Tips For Riding Cable Cars In San Francisco
https://www.travelawaits.com/2488851/cable-cars-san-francisco

How To Spend A Day In Nuremberg, Germany
https://www.travelawaits.com/2485295/how-to-spend-a-day-in-nuremberg-germany

How We Avoided An Airbnb Disaster In New York City
https://www.travelawaits.com/2489748/airbnb-disaster-new-york-city

9 Reasons To Take A Bike Tour Of Versailles
https://www.travelawaits.com/2488273/versailles-france-bike-tour

How To Spend A Day In Bayeux, France
https://www.travelawaits.com/2488119/bayeux-france

How To Spend A Day In Strasbourg, France
https://www.travelawaits.com/2488260/strasbourg-france-things-to-do

How To Spend A Day In Giverny, France
https://www.travelawaits.com/2489170/giverny-france-monets-gardens

5 Reasons To Visit Bletchley Park, Home Of The Codebreakers
https://www.travelawaits.com/2483771/reasons-to-visit-bletchley-park

10 Things To Know When Planning A Visit To Alcatraz
https://www.travelawaits.com/2489178/alcatraz-san-francisco

Exploring The Casemates Du Bock Of Luxembourg City
https://www.travelawaits.com/2486150/visiting-casemates-du-bock-luxembourg-city

Hotel Vs. Airbnb: Where To Stay In Washington, D.C.
https://www.travelawaits.com/2484450/hotel-vs-airbnb-where-to-stay-washington-dc

Guest Posts

For Earth’s Attractions
Visiting Schönbrunn Palace
https://www.earthsattractions.com/visiting-schonbrunn-palace-things-to-do-at-schonbrunn-palace/

For the World War 2 Research and Writing Center
Honoring the WWII Paratroopers of Prague
http://wwiiresearchandwritingcenter.com/honoring-the-wwii-paratroopers-of-prague/

For Caliglobetrotter
Ambras Castle – The World’s Oldest Museum
https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/?s=ambras

Articles and photos for Stripes Europe Newsletter


Biking at Versailles
https://europe.stripes.com/travel/biking-your-way-through-versailles

Touring the Berlin Reichstag
https://europe.stripes.com/travel/touring-berlins-reichstag

Exploring Fortress Ruins and Casemates in Luxembourg
https://europe.stripes.com/travel/exploring-fortress-ruins-and-casemates-luxembourg

Enjoying the Capitoline Museum in Rome
http://europe.stripes.com/travel/enjoying-capitoline-museum-rome

Bletchley Park and the Codebreakers of WWII
https://europe.stripes.com/travel/explore-bletchley-park-and-codebreakers-wwii

The Conciergerie – The Oldest Prison in Paris
https://europe.stripes.com/travel/conciergerie-%E2%80%93-oldest-prison-paris

Touring the Rheinfels Castle Ruins
https://europe.stripes.com/travel/exploring-ruins-rheinfels-castle

 

Participation in Collaborative Posts

The Wandermust Family – The Ultimate London Bucket List
The Churchill War Rooms
https://www.wandermustfamily.com/ultimate-london-bucket-list/

Feet Do Travel – Best Festivals Around the World
The Annual Historical Regatta in Venice
http://www.feetdotravel.com/the-blog/best-festivals-around-the-world

Boarding Call Blog – California Bucket List: Adventures in California You Can’t Miss
San Diego
https://boardingcallblog.com/california-bucket-list/

Empty Nesters Hit the Road – Best Hikes in California
Hiking to the Hollywood Sign
https://www.emptynestershittheroad.com/best-hikes-in-california/