Carol is a content creator, destination marketer and philanthropy consultant who loves nothing more than going someplace new.  As the chief wordsmith at the Wayfaring Views travel website, she believes strongly that everyone should travel on their own terms. And Wayfaring Views helps readers do just that with advice on independent travel and alternative itineraries. She also helps people explore beautiful California through California Crossings. Carol is also an avid devourer of books, and a flaneur who can often be found nibbling tasty cheeses. You can find her at and