March 2010 Archive

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Where on earth is Skye?

Presently – Peru. But, that won’t last long as Skye Wilson is in constant motion these days. Feeling life was too short to wait for the next adventure, she quit her job, sold her car, rented out her house and embarked on her own private odyssey to experience the world.

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Abandon the Cube

If you have ever thought about “Abandoning the Cube” (that cubicle which has greedily eaten up most of your waking hours), then this is the blog for you. Though coming from totally different backgrounds, Mike and Lauren have abandoned said cube, come together and offer up a great insight on how to follow in their [...]

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how lao, brown cow

Bob Dylan helped define a generation’s revolution – one that Leslie Engle thought had passed her by as she was growing up. In “real time”, it had, pure and simple. Fortunately, through educating, volunteering, cooking, and embracing everything Lao, she has found her own personal “revolution” and is enjoying every second of it all.

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The Cranky Yank

The “Cranky Yank”, aka Dan Prescher, is definitely cranky but also passionate about the places he and his wife, Suzan Haskins, have chosen to reside during their 10 years of ex-pat life. Crankiness, passion and “old-fashioned” common sense make this blog worthwhile whether you are serious about relocation or fantasizing from the family armchair in [...]

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A Different Type Of Travel – With Kids

You and your partner are finally taking your dream vacation. The only thing is, by the time you got around to taking that dream vacation it’s no longer just you and your partner; it’s you, your partner and the kids. It’s not the end of the world…

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One World – One Trip

Two parents, 2 daughters, 12 months, 17 countries, 1 world, 1 trip and 1 blog written by the whole family. One World – One Trip is the record of their journey around that world and back again. Each member contributes their point of view at different times during their explorations. Now home, newer entries are [...]

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The Jetpacker

Bret and Jackie are not your typical traveling couple. They are two friends who enjoy each other’s company as they share adventures together. Their blog, The Jetpacker, is not only informative but filled with wry humor, entertaining commentary and just plain fun to read. So, strap on that jetpack!

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Travel Snobbery Defined

When mulling over the topic in the beginning, the first question seemed to be a “no-brainer” as I personally felt the collective answers would be a resounding “Yes!”. And, as you read through the replies, you will find that proved to be the outcome. It’s in the definitions of “travel snobbery” where things truly became interesting… Is it the backpacker? Is it the cruise ship dweller? Is it anyone, or everyone, who steps over their own threshold to venture somewhere else?

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Contemporary Nomad

Once upon a time, Tony and Thomas lead sedentary lives. Thankfully, they “chucked” it all for travel and invite you to join their journeys at Contemporary Nomad. Self-described as a mixture of adventure, travel, culture and opinion – they cover all vividly.

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Geotraveler’s Niche

Lola Akinmade combines her professions as a photojournalist, travel writer and volunteer worker with her personal experiences while on the road. Follow her journeys through her beautiful photographs and vibrant commentary at Geotraveler’s Niche.

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