Charamana Consulting

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” -St. Augustine

Hi! My background and life experience in education, art and design permeates every aspect of my life. I will not only uncover details of whatever project I am working on–but also explain how it fits into your life and your journey.

My passions includes the study of art and history through travel and the exploration of the world’s sites and museums. During this disruption in travel, I am also exploring many wonderful local sites in my back yard – and encouraging you to do the same! Follow my blog on Cher’s Famous Art to get us through the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020-2021!

Discover Art, History, & Life!

Click on the images below to read more about famous art, travel and their connection to culture and the world around us. I’ve included the most recent posts below. They are rotated regularly. Previous posts can be found on Cher’s Blog.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen, MN USA

10 October 2021

Famous Art & Travel: MN Landscape Arboretum “the arb), Chanhassen (Minneapolis), MN USA

Included in a Travel Date to Chanhassen, MN USA – another exciting destinations in our backyard. We paired it with a visit to Prince’s Paisley Park.

St. Anthony Falls on the Mississippi River, Minneapolis MN, USA

18 October 2021

Travel: St. Anthony Falls on the Mississippi River, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Included in our Travel Date to to the Mississippi River Heritage Trail – an exciting destination in our backyard.

Stone Arch Bridge on the Mississippi River, Minneapolis, MN USA

22 October 2021

Travel: Stone Arch Bridge on the Mississippi River, Minneapolis, MN USA

See Also: Travel: Nicollet Island on the Mississippi River, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Included in our Travel Date to the Mississippi River Heritage Trail – an exciting destination in our backyard!

Art often mirrors life–or at least serves to reflect it.

Sometimes art can serve as a distraction–or release–and is a way to help us survive difficulties in life. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world by storm in mid-March, 2020, I looked to art as a distraction–and release–and first posted my findings on Facebook. To me, it helped me to not focus on all the bad news and negative and depressing postings that engulfed the postings–and encourage others to do the same. Since then, I have continued to post them here as a blog, with additional depth about the artists, the works of art and the museums where these artworks reside–and how they relate to what is going on in the world at that time. I hope that you will be inspired to see them in person someday when the world opens up again for you to explore the world through travel!

This summer of 2021, I have embarked on Travel Dates with my favorite fellow traveler, my fabulous husband, Skip – as well as other friends. I have set out to explore the world outside my back door through the eyes of traveler as if I am visiting here for the first time. I look forward to having you join me! ~Cher

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Bio

My academic and life experiences have resulted in someone who I feel is a very well-rounded and diverse individual. With a passion for the study of art through history and travel, and a view of the world through the lens of an art educator and designer, I consider the world my classroom.

Cher at Parthenon, Athens, Greece

Educational Classes

Would you like to be better prepared with information to maximize your trips? I provide educational classes to help prepare you to get the most out of your trip. Options include brief overview sessions, 2-3 hour classes on a specific subject to full 10-15 hour sessions spread out over several weeks prior to your trip.

Cher & Skip in Ephesus, Turkey

Travel Consulting

Do you need someone to help you flesh out your ideas for an upcoming trip? Make your Wish List a Reality? I will come along side of you and customize details of your trip. Together, you will go from brainstorming through to putting the details in place for a trip that is uniquely YOU!

Armchair Travel – Explore the world from the comfort of your home through movies and books. This post includes both a list and a discussion on ones I can recommend for you – and why.

Travel Tips for Minnesota Locals & Visitors as we move out of the Pandemic! Check out this blog post for Travel Tips for exploring our back yard of Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota, USA and Farther Afield in Minnesota.

Planning to travel? Get ready with Cher’s latest Travel Tips: Pack, Plan, Prep

A Year in the Life of the Pandemic with Cher’s Famous Art

Spring 2020: A Retrospect.

Spring 2020 – A recap of all the postings from March, April and May 2020.

Summer 2020: A Retrospect

Summer 2020: A recap of all the postings for June, July and August 2020.

Autumn 2020: A Retrospect

Autumn 2020: A recap of all the postings for September, October and November 2020.

About Me

Cher has been traveling all her life. Since 2006, she has been doing personal consultations, offering classes and leading educational tours all the world and in the USA.

Get In Touch

  • Cher@skipandcher.com