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One week in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

If you are a traveler like me or you have probably heard the following questions/phrases from your friends and family… Wow you got to go where? Wasn’t that expensive? You travel by yourself isn’t that dangerous? All of these type of questions are why I created this site. I want to dispel all these horribly Read More

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How to Be on Vacation Every Day for the Rest of Your Life (Really) | Inc.com

Bear with me–I think I’ve figured this out. I wish I’d done so years ago, but better late than never. (Hint: It involves entrepreneurship.) Recently, I asked hundreds of entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other leaders for their best tips on taking great vacations. The result, “17 Habits of Highly Effective People Who Take Really Amazing Vacations,” Read More

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10 Simple Tips to Help You Avoid Getting Sick When You Travel

I get a lot of questions about health care on the road – “How can I avoid getting sick? What need vaccines? What happens when I do get sick?” Since I’m not a doctor, I don’t like giving medical advice so I’ve asked Mike Huxley, a registered nurse and author of the blog Bemused Backpacker Read More

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Confession: I’m Terrified of Flying

I have a confession to make: I hate flying. It scares the living shit out of me. This is how my typical airport experience goes: Before the flight: “I can’t wait to get on a plane and relax and watch some movies. This is going to be great!” During take off: “Why are we turning Read More

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Top surf beaches | CNN Travel

Get wet and try not to wipe out, at these 50 best surf spots. Whether you like rocky cliff faces, standing in awe at the pros charging some of the best waves in the world or getting lost searching for little-known breaks, we have you covered with everything from epic waves to beautiful, small glassy Read More

World’s 50 best surf spots – CNN.com

World’s 50 best surf spots – CNN.com

Story highlights “Surfing Magazine” editors helped compile this list of world’s best surf spots Supertubes in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa, is the best right-hand ride in the world You don’t have to be a surfer to enjoy the sport’s culture and laid-back locations Wadi Adventure’s “surf pool” in the UAE is the only artificial surf Read More

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I bought a Yacht. Now I Just Need to Learn How to Sail. – Sailing La Vagabonde

  September, 2014 This first post will be done with the intention of giving a brief outline of what has transpired thus far and also give an idea as to what might be occurring in the future. It had been slowly creeping around inside my brain for years, insistent, insidious, but I had daren’t breath Read More

In Indonesia, Many Islands and Many Faces – The New York Times

In Indonesia, Many Islands and Many Faces – The New York Times

In the second grade, I spent many hours with a World Book Encyclopedia, an opaque projector and a vast stretch of butcher paper tacked to the classroom wall. My goal was to trace a map of Indonesia. It was for a report, which probably mentioned that Indonesia was the world’s fourth most-populous country and the Read More

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10 days and 5 hours at sea – by Karin

We left Cocos (keeling) at 2:35 June 22nd, we were all in high spirits and the air was alive with excitement and anticipation for our 1500 NM long passage across a big chunk of the Indian ocean, our destination Chagos. It wasn’t long until the euphoria in all of us got replaced by a slight Read More