• Founder’s Reflection – Wendy’s Story

    This blog originated as a venue to share the creative energy behind the development of uencounter.me and has morphed into a collection of travel stories, partner introductions, and posts that demonstrate the value of people we meet in our personal journeys. This […]


    • Hidden Gems Worth Fitting into your Itinerary

      With Summer approaching, people around the world are looking forward to their travel plans, which were often booked months in advance. Now that the reality of a few days away draws closer on the calendar, daydreams of wide open beaches or quiet […]


      • A Great Holiday near Siena, Italy

        Please join me in welcoming UE blog partner Matt – from ThriftyTuscany.com as this weeks Guest Blogger….. I am glad I have the opportunity to talk about this great location I pinned on my uencounter.me map. It is a wonderful private villa […]


        • My Virtual Pin Map – You make it Social!

          Remember the old pin maps that people would have on a wall? If you wanted to see all the great places I’ve been and looked through my album or hear the stories, you’d have to come over and spend some time. Now, […]


          • An Expression of Gratitude – It Works!

            Last night, the awesomeness of uencounter.me was demonstrated in exactly the way that the Team has been imagining! As part of our marketing plan, I have been using Twitter to broadcast the encountergrams and Inquires that are posted on the maps in […]


            • Giving Back

              Our team participates in weekly conference calls; allowing us a forum for brainstorming, staying motivated, and focusing on task completion. One of the elements we discussed last night was our intent to donate a portion of our revenues to charity. One of […]


              • Free to Join and Free to Use!

                As my team and I conduct weekly conference calls (we are geographically separated), we spend a lot of time focusing on the user experience of our site. In that discussion, we frequently talk about features of other sites we use and what […]


                • Filling the Void

                  What a whirlwind it has been developing my idea into something concrete and tangible! I’ve created a great team with a vast amount of expertise and experience. We’ve agreed that it feels like it is the right time to begin sharing some […]