Diana Edelman is a former career-breaker. In 2010, she traded her comfortable job in PR for a backpack, heading solo to Europe and Africa for some soul-searching. Recently, she traveled to Thailand and spent a week as a volunteer at the Elephant Nature Park, bonding with elephants. Her popular blog, The Adventures of D shares entertaining stories from her travels, along with providing advice and featuring photographs from all over the world. Edelman is a regular writer for many travel Web sites and her travel advice has appeared in numerous articles, including the Los Angeles Times. Currently residing in Las Vegas, Edelman is working on her first book, a travel memoir, about the 30 Life Crisis and all of the beauty (yes, beauty) that comes from the freak out. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook for travel stories, news and more.