Every day, whether I’m at home in Connecticut roaming art museums or on the road exploring, I’m in self-discovery mode. In addition to learning about art, culture and children’s literature, my travel quests include life education, broadening my vision of our planet and its people. Tr ...read more
Even after years as a children’s librarian, I continue to dive into the world of books with great enthusiasm. Constructing “Focus On” bibliographies for School Library Journal I’ve found the coolest Polar places, dipped into Asian culture, enjoyed dance around the world and even su ...read more
Whether I’m home writing haiku, discovering a hidden art gallery district, listening to a fresh approach to in a modern tale or to bring comfort to others, here’s where you’ll hear what I’ve learned on my journeys. Since mine is a carpe diem/seize the day existence this blog is a s ...read more
Follow my footsteps on every continent. Each journey is a mix of familiar and fantastic. I marvel at the connections I found to my grandfather when I visited Cobh, Ireland. Read about my solo stay in Barcelona, Spain shortly after a terrorist attack in Madrid. For me this echo of September ...read more
Good day. Glad our paths crossed today. As a freelance writer, I focus on travel, art and volunteering abroad. I’m eager to share my interest in new places and my knowledge of destinations such as my birthplace, New York, my home in Connecticut and the moments I’ve found exhilarating from New Zealand to New England. When I’m not on an airplane or strolling through a museum, I work as a children’s librarian. Digging into children’s literature to compile subject bibliographies and reviewing audio media for young people is another way of exploring. Let’s journey with words and pictures.
With footsteps on every continent, Barbara Wysocki writes about travel, art, children’s literature and spirituality. Home is Connecticut, but Barbara’s assignments for National Geographic Traveler, Yankee, Art & Antiques, Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel, Christian Science Monitor, Westways, Northern New England Journey and Art New England keep her exploring both near and far. Online credits include National Geographic Intelligent Travel and AAA World. Here are a few highlights: