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    09 2015 August

    17 Bucket List Items Ruined by Real Images

    The Bucket List.  It’s your ever-growing ‘do before I die’ list that is full of vacation destinations, adventures, and good times.  I don’t have a bucket list myself, but that doesn’t mean I hate the idea...

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    02 2015 August

    How to Make Money While Traveling the World

    How do you make money while traveling? That’s the number one question I get on my blog, with at least one email a week asking me about money.  Here is the problem with this question:...

  • dogsledding-featured
    22 2015 March

    Dog Sledding Through Minnesota’s Boundary Waters

    About a year and a half ago, while in Vietnam, I met an “addicted to traveling” couple from Germany.  They were just two of the hundreds of travelers I’ve met during my time abroad.  However, something...

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    19 2015 March

    Travel Apps I Love: Part 3

    In my second travel apps guide, I wrote about Triposo, Talkatone, and the Nikon app companion.  While Talkatone is no longer relevant due to Google Voice policy changes, the other two are both still highly recommended....

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    13 2014 October

    Eating With the Locals in the Philippines: Three Ways to Experience Manila’s Food Culture

    If you’re new to this blog, or to my travel stories, then you need to know something about me before reading further.  I am not a foodie.  It’s not that I don’t like to eat....

The Bucket List.  It’s your ever-growing ‘do before I die’ list that is full of vacation destinations, adventures, and good times.  I don’t have a bucket list myself, but that doesn’t mean I hate the idea...

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How do you make money while traveling? That’s the number one question I get on my blog, with at least one email a week asking me about money.  Here is the problem with this question:...

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About a year and a half ago, while in Vietnam, I met an “addicted to traveling” couple from Germany.  They were just two of the hundreds of travelers I’ve met during my time abroad.  However, something...

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In my second travel apps guide, I wrote about Triposo, Talkatone, and the Nikon app companion.  While Talkatone is no longer relevant due to Google Voice policy changes, the other two are both still highly recommended....

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If you’re new to this blog, or to my travel stories, then you need to know something about me before reading further.  I am not a foodie.  It’s not that I don’t like to eat....

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Watch the video above first, then read my recap to find out all you’ve ever wanted to know about my trip! (If you’re looking for Alissa’s video, click here) It’s been a long trip, so let’s...

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Our last day trip from our temporary  home base in southern Germany is to Salzburg, Austria. It’s a beautiful city with a long history of prosperity from the area’s salt mines, has one of the...

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In May, I spent four days in Normandy exploring all the D-Day memorials, cemeteries, and ruins from 70 years ago.  In honor of the 70th anniversary of the invasion, I put together my best Then...

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Only two months after I published my first 27 Amazing Travel Photos article it became the most popular article ever on this site.   So I decided to publish another 27 of my favorite travel photos that will help you get...

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“Oh my god, have you like, done Auschwitz yet?  It’s like, sooo sad.”  This is what the 19-year-old girl at our hostel asked me during breakfast yesterday.  I wasn’t really sure how to react to...

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