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January 01, 2020

What Was I Thinking?

What could have motivated Schindler to sell her Florida home, her car, and give up all her possessions, save a tennis racket, a guitar, and just enough clothing to fit in a medium size suitcase, and begin her worldwide  journey? 

According to St. Augustine, "The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page."  Diann has not only opened her world and read more than one page, she has traveled 40 counties in 3 years and written two books along the way:  Novel “Just A Girl” and “The Essential Guide to a Live of Travel: the ABC’s of International Travel.”.

Former college president, author, and international solo nomad, Dr. Diann Schindler, shares what she was thinking and why, and she entertains us with humorous challenges and moving life-changing experiences.

7:00 - 8:30 at Phoenix and Dragon Bookstore, 5531 Roswell Road NE Atlanta,GA 30342 
Phone: 404-255-5207  

"Traveling Abroad on a Budget"

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July 20, 2019

Imagine travelling abroad on a daily budget less than your budget at home. Yes, not only it is possible, it is amazing and amazingly easy.


Diann Schindler, Ph.D., author of "The Essential Guide to a Life of Travel: The ABC's of International Travel" and solo nomad to over 40 countries shares her strategies for affordable travel and fun stories.  Diann was a resident of Amelia Island and member of Newcomers but she sold everything a couple of years ago and went travelling.


When: Friday July 20th

Time: 1pm 

Where: Story & Song Bookstore Bistro. Upstairs room.

1430 Park Avenue (just off 14th St. at the entrance to Amelia Park)


Story & Song has a wonderful bistro with amazing food.  They have invited you to come for lunch before the presentation.


RSVP: Nicola Nichol -  (preferred) or 904-305-2608

Please feel free to bring a friend if you wish! 

Activity Chair: Nicola Nichol

Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Avenue :: Fernandina Beach, FL

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July 18, 2018


"Fascinating Lives" with Diann Schindler

Wednesday, July 18th at 3 pm: What could have motivated Diann Schindler to leave her home on Amelia Island, give up almost all of her earthly possessions, and become a nomad to travel to all corners of the globe? Those who know Diann will surely want to be here to find out, and those who don't are in for a great story!

"Just A Girl" discussion with the Kosovo International Women's Group Book Club

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April 22, 2020

This was a wonderful afternoon..discussing "Just A Girl."  These incredible women, from the United States, Holland, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France, practically studied my novel.  What an honor!  Thank you International Women's Group!

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October 21, 2017

I was interviewed on "Speaking of Travel" by host, Maryilyn Ball.  What a treat!  We had a great time.  It was so good that she asked me to return in February, 2018!  Take a load off and listen to some interesting information and fun conversation.

"Selling It All and Traveling the World!" at The American University of Kosovo, Pristina, Kosovo

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October 14, 2016

During my travels, everyone I meet is “impressed” or “fascinated” with my choice as a solo, sell everything and travel the world.  Imagine, people call me their hero!   And, they want to know more about what I’m doing, where I am going and have been, and how I’m managing my unique retirement.

I enjoy telling my story, whether it’s posting pictorial galleries, blogging, podcasting, playing my guitar, or speaking to groups, large and small.  I’m eager to share, inform, educate, entertain, and yes, perhaps, even inspire you, your organization or your clients with my story, how I became a “geriatric rolling stone,” living on a budget in a world of abundance, engaging in a wonderful variety of cultures, and meeting amazing people that often become close, lifelong friends.  

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