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This Girl is Spending Her Twenties Living and Working Abroad

November 12, 2017
living abroad is like

  This week, Kayleigh Gibson, a long-term traveler from the UK, shares how travel answered her ‘Big Question.’ From teaching English in China to exploring New Zealand, and wandering around Mexico, to skydiving in Australia, backpacking around Europe, and island hopping in southeast Asia, she’s done a whole lot of traveling.    “What am I doing with my life?”or some variation of this overwhelming question is an unavoidable (and often recurring) thought we will all experience. Our time on this…

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This Travel Blogger Explains What it Means to be a Digital Nomad

October 26, 2017
digital nomad life

  This week, Chris Backe, a long-term traveler and the blogger behind, One Weird Globe, explains what it means to be a digital nomad. He also offers up a list of useful questions to ask yourself before deciding if the digital nomad life is something you would want to pursue. If you’re reading this site, you may be interested in long-term travel. And, if you’re interested in travel, you may have come across the term, ‘digital nomad’ before. Maybe a…

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5 Reasons Why Travel Makes Life Better: According to a Solo Female Backpacker

October 18, 2017
Live abroad

  This week, Mada, a 20-something backpacker from Romania, shares why she thinks travel makes life better. She’s been traveling around South America, drinking wine, and falling in love with life every single day. Here’s what she had to say: I don’t come from a restless family or even the type of family that goes on vacation more than once every couple of years. And when we do, we stay with relatives. I recall summers full of freedom at the…

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11 Bizarre Ways You’ll Need to Prepare For Life In China

October 14, 2017
Life in China

  Life in China is like a lucid dream. At times, it’s so bizarre that you wonder if it’s even real. Stumbling upon a bag of live chickens in the trunk of a car, or a man slaughtering snakes on a street corner is half the fun.   But, preparing for life in China BEFORE you arrive may ease the blow of culture shock. I moved to China to teach English with absolutely no idea what to expect. When I arrived,…

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These Are The Things You Can’t Miss On a Trip To Jacksonville Florida

July 17, 2017
These Are The Things You Can’t Miss On a Trip To Jacksonville Florida

Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in the entire U.S. It’s a blue-collar city with tons of industry, and it isn’t exactly known for tourism. However, if you happen to be visiting, you may be surprised that there’s actually a lot to see. Here’s what you can’t miss on a trip to Jacksonville, Florida.   Riverside Arts Market This is the place to be if you want to experience what local Jacksonville artists are up to. It’s open every…

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10 Excuses For Women To Go Scuba Diving

July 14, 2017
The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is holding its 3rd annual Women’s Dive Day on July 15th

Ladies, is scuba diving on your bucket list? If it isn’t, you better grab a pen and add it to the top. In the realm of scuba, it used to be a man’s world, but times are different. There’s plenty of room under the sea for all of us, and it’s more important than ever that women mark their place beneath the waves. The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is holding its 3rd annual Women’s Dive Day on July…

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How To Travel When You Can’t Actually Go Anywhere

June 20, 2017
How To Travel When You Can’t Actually Go Anywhere

Having wanderlust feels like your soul is lit on fire. Being ‘bit by the travel bug’ makes you feel like that bug had rabies, and now you’re crawling out of your skin. The only way to satisfy that urge to sell your stuff and jump on a plane is……to travel. Or, is it? There’s nothing worse than a wanderlust itch that you aren’t able to scratch. Sometimes, even though we want to travel, it’s just not in the cards. Usually,…

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Visiting St. Louis For The Weekend: The Top Places For Coffee & Beer

June 13, 2017
Visiting St. Louis For The Weekend: The Top Places For Coffee & Beer

When I’m visiting St. Louis for the weekend, I tend to gravitate toward beer and coffee. I don’t know why exactly, but I know that I’m not the only traveler who does this. I have my theories, though, and they’re centered around a deeper love for taking in local flavors and spying on the locals. But, a whole lot of it probably has to do with their mood altering properties. If you’re visiting St. Louis for the weekend and want…

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Celebrate Your Next Special Occasion in Style in the Philippines

June 13, 2017
Celebrate Your Next Special Occasion in Style in the Philippines

The Philippines is a great place to spend a special occasion – be it a celebration of a loved one’s birthday or your wedding anniversary. The Filipino hospitality, great Filipino food, fantastic beaches, and affordable luxury hotels will definitely make your celebration a memorable one. To help you think beyond the usual celebration plan and make your special occasion an unforgettable one in the Philippines, here’s a list of ideas that will surely work! Take a Helicopter Tour in Manila…

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Which Maui Hotel Is The Best? A Resort With Education & Culture

June 2, 2017
Which Maui hotel is best

Which Maui hotel is the best; this is probably the first question you’ll ask when planning your trip to the island. Since Hawaii is such an epic travel destination, there are so many hotels to choose from, that you may find yourself exhausted and overwhelmed.   Take it easy though, because island life is all about relaxing (that is why you’re vacationing here right?!) If you want to know which Maui hotel is best, you won’t have to search much…

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