About Us

World Dalmanation starts with the two of us.

Hi! We're James and Donetta.

You might call us crazy or stupid, but we decided to sell almost everything we own in order to pursue our dream of traveling wherever our hearts lead us.

We realized years ago that life is short. You never know what each day will hold. So we decided to truly live to the fullest.

We've packed the minimum of what we need into our Chevy Silverado and left Oklahoma. There are no definite plans, no agendas, and no life savings. Just the pure desire to go.

Honestly, we don't know how it will all work out. I guess that's the beauty of a life-changing adventure. We know for certain we don't want to live with any regrets. It's worth the risk.

It's been said that any great journey begins with a single step. Now it's our time to stop dreaming and start doing.

We look forward to meeting new friends along the way, experiencing new cultures and cities, and discovering a world of possibilities. Be sure to "ride along" with us here.

Donetta Dalman

Donetta Dalman

AKA: The wife, the voice of reason, the navigator.

Donetta Dalman is an Independent Scentsy Consultant who has earned numerous sales awards and incentive trips over eight years with Scentsy. She loves coaching other women and helping them build successful home-based businesses.

Donetta is passionate about family, traveling the world, and the freedom lifestyle. When she's not working and helping people's lives smell better or keeping James out of trouble, she enjoys time reading, listening to music, watching Friends, or learning and teaching about keto.

James Dalman

AKA: The husband, the creative, the control freak.

James Dalman is an entrepreneur and creative guy who has done some really cool stuff during his life. He's the founder of Happy Joe, a military lifestyle brand and served in the US Army Reserves, despite hating being told what to do.

James is a prankster who loves breaking all the rules. He's passionate about WWII history, craft beer, and getting naked whenever possible. His mission is making the world a better place, when he's not annoying Donetta with his advances.

James Dalman World Dalmanation

Best places so far.


We've been fortunate to travel to many places around the world. Each place we visit has been amazing, but there are five that rise to the top.

  1. Amalfi Coast, Italy
  2. Veghel, Netherlands
  3. Porto, Portugal
  4. Atlantis, Bahamas
  5. Sint Maarten, Caribbean Islands

We'll write posts about each of these visits and why we loved them so much. Stay tuned for updates.

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