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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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Everything You Need to Know About VPNs for Travel

On the first Tuesday Thursday of each month, Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters gives us great tips and advice on travel tech and gear. In this month’s column, he delves deep into VPNs, what they are, and why they are important. Computer security seems to be always in the news, whether it’s revelations of 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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In Spain, Entire Villages Are Up For Sale — And They’re Going Cheap

The abandoned village of O Penso, in northwest Spain, is for sale for about $230,000. The last resident died a decade ago. The village includes 100 acres with half a dozen houses, two sprawling farms with room for 70 cattle and a stand-alone bread-making kitchen. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption itoggle caption Lauren Frayer Read More

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A Lesson in Kindess While Hitchhiking Through Iceland

“Where are you going?” he asked from the driver’s seat. “Thingeyri,” I replied. A confused look appeared on the man’s face. “Thingeyri,” I said again, this time changing the intonation in my voice. “Ahh, Thingeyri! Yes, I can take you there!” I had been standing alone by the side of the road for two hours, 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