The Adventures of Ronnie & Dr. Sheba

Ronnie and Sheba met in the Summer of 2007 at a Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. event in New Jersey.  They were introduced by a mutual friend, and began dating soon after. They both loved to travel. From a young age, Ronnie loved traveling to new places. His father was in the military, which allowed his family to visit and live in various places, including Germany, Texas and Washington State. Sheba’s first time traveling abroad was during undergrad, where she visited the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Switzerland learning about their different healthcare systems. This combined her passion of travel and health, and she knew she wanted to build a life, and career, focusing on these two industries.

Within their first year together, they traveled to Canada, Miami, South Carolina, Key West and the Bahamas. This was only the beginning. Road To 100 Countries started as a personal travel goal for Ronnie and Sheba. They had traveled quite a bit over the next 6 years, but realized they were visiting the same countries mainly around the Caribbean (Bahamas, Aruba, St. Maarten, Mexico, St. Thomas, etc.). This is fine, if you love a certain destination, but they had another goal in mind. A goal to travel the world, experience new places and cultures and learn about the history of different places. With this in mind, they decided to stop repeating countries, and only visit new destinations. With 195 countries recognized by the UN, they decided they wanted to, at first, visit half of the world. Right there, Ronnie said, “we should visit 100 countries.” And Sheba agreed. At that point, in 2013, they had only visited about 13 countries together. As the years passed and they began to fill up their passports, they received a lot of questions about their journey. How do you pay for your travels? Do you work full time? Are you starting a blog? How do you decide where to go? Where are you going to next? Most people wanted to know how they funded their travels.

Throughout the years, Ronnie and Sheba learned about earning hotel points and airline miles, and then created a system of their own to significantly reduce the cost of their travels. There are so many loop holes and ways one can travel at a fraction of the cost, if a person just changes their travel mindset. Even when it comes to taking days off from work, one has to think outside the box when taking vacation days if the goal is to travel more. The Tricks To Travel System ® allowed them to travel for a fraction of the cost. Ronnie and Sheba have not paid for a hotel/ resort in the past three years, and have paid only about 40% of their flights using their Tricks to Travel system. The years flew by, Ronnie and Sheba got engaged, married in Bermuda, moved to Maryland, bought a house and started new jobs, worked 40+ hours a week. By September 2018, they visited their 100th country, Mauritius. But the journey continues! They started Road To 100 Countries ® to not just document their journey, but to show and teach others how they did it, so you can do it too!  Together, we can see the world! Each one, teach one.

Road to 100 Countries- travel more, spend less.

About Dr. Sheba

Dr. Sheba was born and raised in New York City and attended Syracuse University as a Biology major. She was always interested in the health field and had a passion for helping others achieve their goals. Her first time traveling abroad was during undergrad, where she visited the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Switzerland learning about their different healthcare systems. This combined her passion of travel and health, and she knew she wanted to build a life, and career, focusing on these two industries.

She continued her education at Drexel University to earning her Master’s in Public Health degree, and then on Columbia University where she earned her Doctorate in Health Education. She has over a decade of experience in public health and health education. Over the years, she has worked in public health research, project management, program planning and as a health educator with Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, Drexel University, Columbia University, US Army Public Health Command and currently with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a Research Scientist and Grand Canyon University as an Adjunct Professor.

Dr. Sheba is also a Certified Health Education Specialist and Health and Fitness Coach. She assists individuals and groups to improve their health and well-being by incorporating simple fitness and nutrition strategies into their everyday lives. She is specifically passionate about enhancing the health and well-being of women and families.

Dr. Sheba is passionate about her family and friends. She loves to travel and has visited 100 countries over the past eight years with her husband, Ronnie Dunston. She loves to learn about other cultures, meet new people and see new places. Above all else, she loves to teach people about health, fitness, travel, and loves to help others accomplish their goals.

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About Ronnie

Ronnie Dunston was born in Passaic New Jersey. His father was in the military, which allowed his family to visit and live in various places, including Germany, Texas and Washington State. From a young age, Ronnie loved traveling to new places.

Ronnie attended Seton Hall University and majored in Psychology with a minor in Business. From there, he earned a master’s of Psychological Counseling from Monmouth University, along with three additional Master degrees, an MBA, MPA and MHRM from Keller Graduate School of Management. Ronnie served as a Dean of Housing and Student Services for many years, taught in the School of Business and is currently a Senior Training Specialist with the Department of Energy. He realized he has a passion and talent for teaching and helping others pursue their academic and career goals.

Since Ronnie started traveling at a very young age, he traveled often as an adult. The more places he visited, the more of the world he wanted to see. He also wanted to help others travel the world. In 2011, he started his first travel business, Pay Cheap Rates Travel Club ®. This company aimed to help those who are interested in seeing the world for a fraction of the cost and included a full concierge service to book vacations. As he gained more experience in the travel industry, Ronnie learned new ways to travel the world for cheap. After selling his business, he set a personal goal to see 100 countries, with his new fiancée Dr. Sheba. Over the years, they have learned the ins and outs of the travel industry, and Ronnie developed a new education-based Tricks to Travel system, teaching others how to travel the world for cheap. Instead of booking vacations for others, the aim is to teach others how to find and book their own vacations, as well as gain free flights and hotel stays, essentially travelling for free. With years of experience as a counselor, professor, trainer and business owner, Ronnie is passionate about creating a travel network and helping others accomplish their personal travel goals, for a fraction of the cost.

Follow Ronnie: @RonnieDunston
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