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Making Lasting Memories of Travel Using Mindfulness

"Think about this moment. Exactly how this feels right now." My friend and I were sitting on lounge chairs on the roof of the...
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How These 4 Mistakes Taught Me to Fully Embrace Travel

My travel style has changed since I took my first big trip, but I still love it: venturing out in the unknown, discovering new...
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Don’t Miss Out on Local Food When You Travel

So you've just bought your ticket, and already you're dreaming about your vacation. There's lots to look forward to: the climate, the people, the...
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Portable Souvenir Ideas Every Backpacker Should Know

I've bought plenty of easy-to-carry souvenirs on my travels. I've made excellent choices and ridiculous mistakes. To give you some souvenir ideas and help...
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Food and Travel: Connect the World to Your Stomach

The rise of foodie culture hasn't just opened more farm-to-table restaurants or craft beer houses. Foodies are increasingly fulfilling their passion for all things...
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Achieve Your Travel Goals (Presentation)

Is your bucket list overloaded with travel ideas that never happen? View the embedded SlideShare presentation below; it's short, only 9 slides, and has...
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Are You Better Off with a Package Tour or Independent Travel?

So, you've decided where you want to travel – now you have an important choice. You need to decide whether you're going to take...
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How to Prepare at Work Before Vacation (Presentation)

You're itching to leave the office, but before you go you need to prepare at work before vacation. These 5 steps are simple, and...
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Strategies for Living in a Truck as a Couple (with video)

In 2014 my wife and I lived in our Toyota Tacoma pickup to reduce costs on a five-month road trip across Canada. Yes, living...
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Smart Things to Do at Work Before Vacation

You've started the countdown and soon you'll be free of impending deadlines, long hours at the office, and rapidly expanding to-do lists. But wait! Before...