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Hop On The Gravy Train

Sometimes, you just have to follow your heart. This is exactly what Ann Hsu Kaufman did when her husband’s work took them from Washington D.C. to Kuala Lumpur. Her site invites you on a culinary journey around S.E. Asia, a view of their home life and the birth of their son (Gravy Baby). No, it’s not his real name. Now, back in Charleston, S. Carolina, her writings will continue to tantalize your taste buds.

The Middle Kingdom

Matt and Tara Banker packed it in, or in reality, packed it up and moved to Beijing, China. After spending the last few years living/working there, they have created The Middle Kingdom to write about their experiences and help others who are choosing the same path. As Tara states: “Not in Kansas Anymore”.

Shanghaied Away

Hear the word ‘Shanghaied’ and thoughts of pirates, unsavory ship masters and blood money usually come to mind. Not so for Christina Gregor Hoheisel and her husband, Alex. Instead, they ‘kidnap’ each other for surprise trips to places unknown. Well, one of them always knows where they are going but they do take turns. Those types of surprises definitely makes life fun!

The Dusty Vagabond

Thom lives by one very simple motto: “Go Play Outside!” and this he does for most of each year. You’ll find him driving the back roads to destinations unknown in search of adventure and inspiration. He continues to find both as he heads down the blacktop to somewhere new. Come along for a ride – the scenery is awesome.

Arctic Nomad’s Travel Photoblog

After taking trips to here and trips to there from time to time, Jarma is now on a round the world adventure. Not only has he written about his past journeys, he now documenting his current undertakings in words and in photographs. Join him as he explores the planet.

Journey Deep

“Every day is a journey to be traveled; it’s all about attitude and state of mind.” writes Jenna Makowski. Even a good book is a journey in of itself. As a traveler, teacher and writer – her own journeys have taken her to places far and away which have enriched her life and her state of mind.

View from the Pier

Sometimes you think you have had enough of the world, whether it be from extensive travel or all the things life throws in one’s path. So was the case for Meg Pier. Whatever events happened, she gained a new perspective and new lust for life and travel. She has found her sense of purpose and a view.

Old World Wandering: A Travelogue

Claire van den Heever and Iain Manley decided to leave London and visit Shanghai. It took them 18 months, 39,000 kilometers, 20 countries and several bad hotels to complete the task. They are now on their return trip to Cape Town, South Africa, where they both call ‘home’.

Off the Beaten Path

Stan Diamond was an educator for most of his working life. But, it was his explorations and travels of the world that made his style of teaching unique. Now retired, he has begun to document his experiences – leading others down exciting paths they may not have chosen without his inspiration to guide them.

Tired of I.T!

By the title, you can tell what was Dave Conroy’s previous profession. Tired and suffering ‘burn-out’, he began his transformation into to a round-the-world traveler – on a bicycle. Though he has encountered several difficulties along the route, Dave is still on the road of discovery in more ways than one.

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