Rose Palmer believes that life is a patchwork of experiences. She is a retired Ph.D. chemist who loves to explore all corners of the globe and focuses her traveling lens on history, art, architecture, nature, cruising, and soft adventure with a touch of luxury. She is a much awarded photographer and loves to take beautiful photos that capture the essence of the locations she is visiting. And she likes to make quilts inspired by her travels. Besides freelance travel writing, she also shares her travel, photography, and quilting inspirations on her award winning blog, Quiltripping.com.