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  •   I remember having Chinese dumplings in an upscale shopping mall with my ex boyfriend and excitedly telling him about my plans to rip off my high heels and go […]

    Is Puerto Viejo Safe?

      I remember having Chinese dumplings in an upscale shopping mall with my ex boyfriend and excitedly telling him about my plans to rip off my high heels and go […]

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  •   When I flew to Vietnam eight months ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into.     I imagined kayaking among limestone karsts and trekking with […]

    How Traveling in Southeast Asia Changed Me Forever

      When I flew to Vietnam eight months ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into.     I imagined kayaking among limestone karsts and trekking with […]

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  •   Most days I’m the weirdest traveler in the guesthouse.   “What’s that?” people hesitantly ask and point to my glass jar of bacteria.   “Umm what are you drinking?” […]

    My Travel Wellness Kit

      Most days I’m the weirdest traveler in the guesthouse.   “What’s that?” people hesitantly ask and point to my glass jar of bacteria.   “Umm what are you drinking?” […]

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  •   Two years ago when I began planning my first trip to Costa Rica I went a little crazy.   I spent countless hours reading every page on Lonely Planet’s […]

    How to Plan a Long Term Trip

      Two years ago when I began planning my first trip to Costa Rica I went a little crazy.   I spent countless hours reading every page on Lonely Planet’s […]

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  •   I often receive emails from readers who are desperate to travel freely, but really have no idea how to make it happen.   The truth is, there is no […]

    Become a Nomad in Five (Not So) Easy Steps

      I often receive emails from readers who are desperate to travel freely, but really have no idea how to make it happen.   The truth is, there is no […]

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  •   When I tell people that I have been traveling for nearly two years, they often raise an eyebrow.   “Are you like independently wealthy or something?” an inebriated friend […]

    How to Save Money for Travel

      When I tell people that I have been traveling for nearly two years, they often raise an eyebrow.   “Are you like independently wealthy or something?” an inebriated friend […]

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