Author Archives: Jan Sharry

Knee Replacement Feature

A Personal Take On Knee Replacement Surgery

I fully confess that I am a coward and that I did everything to put off knee replacement surgery for over four years. It got to the inevitable point where I begged my doctor for the surgery. I needed to walk without pain. I needed the freedom to travel. The… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • October 23, 2018
knee pain

Coping with Knee Pain

First, let it be known to all that I am not a doctor or even close to a qualified medical expert. What I am offering here are some tips for coping with knee pain from someone who has lived with a bone-on-bone arthritic condition in her left knee for the last… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • September 14, 2018
Seven Seas Explorer

All Aboard The Seven Seas Explorer

I have always thought that somehow the Seven Seas Explorer was my ship. I know I can’t even come close to being able to own a ship or even a minority interest in the company that oversees operations (maybe a share of stock?). But I had traveled Regent Seven Seas ships… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • August 7, 2018
Featured Destinations

Glamping: Not Your Typical Nylon Tent

Just to set the record straight: my idea of camping is to stay at something other than a 5-star hotel on a floor that is not concierge level. So imagine my surprise when I traveled to Africa and Morocco and stayed at tented camps that provided great service, ambience and… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • July 27, 2018
hotel credit cards

Up Your Travel Game: Use Hotel Credit Cards for Rich Rewards

You have been faithfully using your credit cards to earn miles on your favorite airline. Your account keeps growing, yet when you want to use miles, the rewards tickets are just not there or are way too expensive for the miles you have. So you step back and start wondering… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • April 16, 2018
Falkland Islands
Featured Destinations

Falkland Islands or Islas Malvinas? Depends Who You Ask

For years I have wanted to travel to the Falkland Islands. I am not sure why. Perhaps it was to understand why in 1982 the British Empire would send the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force to the southwest Atlantic Ocean to protect this sparsely populated island from Argentinian control.… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • March 3, 2018
luxury train travel
Featured Destinations

Luxury Train Travel – Your New Destination

We all seem to be in a hurry to get places. We want the fastest route, the shortest flight and the quickest option. But what if the destination is the mode of travel itself?  Maybe the way of getting there could be the destination or at least a significant part… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • December 30, 2017
Featured Destinations

Discovering Puglia, Italy: History, Scenery, and Incredible Food

There is so much to see in Italy. We are all drawn to the legendary cities of Rome, Venice, Florence, Naples and Milan. There is so much history, art, architecture, scenery and that incredible food and wine. Plus, with limited vacation time, there is not much time to venture to… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • December 2, 2017
the amazon
Featured Destinations

A Week on the Amazon: Add This Trip to Your Bucket List

I am not athletic. I am not outdoorsy. And camping holds no real appeal for me. So, when I told one of my friends that I was going to the Amazon, they thought I was going to an Amazon warehouse for a special shopping experience. No. I had decided to… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • October 14, 2017
montreal weekend trip
Featured Destinations

Plan the Perfect Fall Getaway with a Montreal Weekend Trip!

Fall is coming and there is nothing more pleasant than being able to walk an international city in crisp and cool weather (with perhaps a splash of fall colors) while enjoying diverse neighborhoods, great ethnic restaurants, lively markets and interesting street art. If you pick the right time, you can… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • August 12, 2017
Featured Destinations

A Summer of Artistic Adventures and Art Exhibit Exploration

When most of us think of summer, we think of sand and beach. But for some of us that can't easily escape to the cool blue waters or are trying to avoid those aging and cancer causing UV rays, a little bit of air conditioned fun may keep us entertained… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • June 19, 2017
travel smarter

How to Play the Travel Card Sweepstakes Like a Millennial

At this point in life, there are certain givens. First given: I love to travel. Second given: I only want to travel long distances in Business or First Class. Third given: I don’t want to pay what an airline charges now for Business or First Class. If these are your… Read More
  • Jan Sharry |
  • April 18, 2017

About Jan Sharry

Jan Sharry

Jan Sharry has been recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners, as a leading corporate securities and mergers and acquisitions lawyer. Outside of Haynes & Boone, Jan currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Women’s Foundation, is the Chair of the Dallas chapter of the International Women’s Forum, and serves on the Board of Trustees at Knox College. Jan is also a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post on leadership issues.