Valerie Delzer

Freelance Content Writer

United States

Valerie is a freelance writer adept at content creation for diverse industries in business, career, tech, and lifestyle. She is a seasoned travel professional with her company brand name, Travalerie (Travel + Valerie). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Science (BAAS) degree from the University of North Texas. When she’s not writing, she enjoys nature hikes and e-bike rides.

TBEX - Travel Blog Exchange
Link Round Up for TBEX Europe 2018 in Ostrava, Czech Republic

We met for #TBEXOstrava2018 in the land of stories where timeworn villages are tucked into dells surrounded by lush, rolling hillsides. We connected over craft beer, sweet local wine and artisan cheese, and dined on Czech fare while traditional harmonies from Bohemia and Moravia drifted in the breeze.


In October of 1987, a 300-page report was published by the former Prime Minister of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland. She was also the Chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED). The report was dubbed the "Brundtland report" but formally titled as " Our Common Future ".

Nazaré, Portugal: Known for Surfing 100 ft. Waves

Nazare was put on the map most famously in 2011 when Garrett McNamara surfed a 30m (100ft) wave and broke the world record. Ever since then the sleepy beach town grew in tourism as curiosity seekers came to see the big waves at the Praia do Norte.

Coimbra University, Portugal: Educational History Fit for Harry PotterⓇ

Coimbra was once the capital of Portugal during the years 1139-1385. It was a birthplace to six monarchs from the first Portuguese dynasty making it rich in cultural and intellectual heritage. The University of Coimbra was founded in 1290 making it the ninth oldest University in Europe.

Exploring the Woods and Water of Östergötland Sweden

I was pleased to visit Sweden for the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) Summit held in Gothenburg, Sweden, in September 2019. I hadn't been to Sweden in a long time and was looking forward to a new adventure. Members of ATTA were allowed to pick one exciting side trip offered by the various 24 Swedish tour operators.