• Pin Map Highlights – Icing Smiles

    An underlying premise of the uencounter.me pin map platform is the element of serendipitous discovery (accidentally finding something you weren’t necessarily looking for).  It was complete serendipity that connected us to Icing Smiles when we first announced that we would offer complimentary […]


    • Partner Series – Inside Journeys

      Uencounter.me has partnered with a number of travel bloggers who share our core values of integrity, honesty, and transparency.  Over the next several months, we are highlighting them in our Partner Series. We hope this allows you to get to know them better and […]


      • Partner Series – No Onions Extra Pickles

        Uencounter.me has partnered with a number of travel bloggers who share our core values of integrity, honesty, and transparency.  Over the next several months, we are highlighting them in our Partner Series. We hope this allows you to get to know them better and […]


        • Pin Map Highlights – Cambridge, Maryland

          Cambridge, Maryland is a quaint little town tucked away on the Western side of the Eastern shore that has deep roots in Colonial America. It sits at a major bend on highway 50, a dominant thoroughfare leading from the Baltimore / Washington […]


          • 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 […]


              • Learning to Love Travel

                I cannot remember exactly when I fell in love with traveling. It may have been when my father taught me that taking a different road each time we went somewhere was a thrilling adventure. It might have been when our family went […]


                • Top 10 Travel and Personal Experience Apps Worth Checking Out

                  With spring in the air and summer waiting patiently around the corner, odds are your thoughts have turned towards adventures in distant lands. Whether you’re a dreamer ready to head out on vacation or you’re someone who travels daily for business, the […]


                  • 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, […]