Author: Teresa Otto


Teresa Otto is a freelance travel writer and photographer. She continues to practice medicine as an anesthesiologist, specializing in pediatric anesthesia. After growing up in Montana, she lived in Washington, New York, Kentucky, Hawaii, Germany and Kuwait (compliments of the US Army). While she intends to see as much of the world while traveling off the beaten path, Montana will always be home.

Pashminas at Petra Shopping in Jordan

Heartfelt Shopping in the Kingdom of Jordan

A pashmina for the pet sitter, check. Sterling silver earrings for my sister, check. A mosaic for my mom, check.

Prayer Ribbons on Overlook Railing at Chersky Stone

Chersky Stone – One Step at a Time in Siberia

I didn’t expect to shed my coat on the switchback trail half way up the mountain. It was October. And