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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 […]

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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,” […]

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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 […]

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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, […]