Posts Tagged ‘solo travel’

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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 – [...]

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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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WanderingNotLost

“My life was content, meaningful, and secure.” writes Kate Convissor on her blog. But, she gave up (almost) everything for travel – except her dog Oreo. (He travels too.) Armed with a Dodge Durango and a 14-foot pull-behind camper trailer, Kate and Oreo hit the open road for places unknown. They may not know where [...]

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Girl, Unstoppable

Mix travel, music, photography, “wanderful” words and posts designed specifically to inspire female travelers and you have Ekua Impraim’s ‘Girl, Unstoppable’. This site is chock full “wanderful” things, whether they be her blog entries or the other areas she has created. Her use of D.H. Lawrence’s quote sums it all up: “Be still when you [...]

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Brendan Harding’s Trivial World of Travel

Whether traveling for pleasure or for any of his other endeavors, especially the Asante Kenyan Charity, Brendan Harding has taken (in his words) “snapshots of life in different places” and written about them. He is a writer, graphic designer, activist, singer in a band and all around “good guy” Check him out!

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An Ache For The Distance

Though he may not always admit to his nationality, Stuart Mathieson does admit he has a love for travel. His writing style is truly his own and makes for a wonderful read. Whether it’s checking out a WWII historical site – because he desperately needed to use the “facilities” – or Bollywood cinema just because, [...]

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The World According to Mitzie Mee

Mitzi Mee was glancing through her photographs of past trips when she decided to begin her website. It has now blossomed into a mix of blog entries, travel guide and workspace. Her “real world” job as an airline pilot definitely has kept Mitzi’s “travel bug” well fed.

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Drifting Aimless: Alone Around the World

In 2009, “Drifter Vagabond” started his blog with the best intentions to update it regularly, post photographs, thoughts and observations as he travels across the world. He has certainly held up his end of the bargain with a style and flare that is uniquely his own. His ongoing travel tales will surely keep one coming [...]

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Phil in the Blank

Phil Paoletta was a school teacher in Washington D.C. when he decided his batteries needed a bit of recharging. Having studied in Ghana a few years ago, Phil finds himself back in the country. His site is a mix of his journey, the music he creates and collects, and stories of the people he has [...]

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GloboTreks: making travel an adventure

Norbert Figueroa finds the world a source of inspiration – one which he shares on GloboTreks. With a Masters in Architecture and backpack full of wanderlust, he travels the world to experience local cultures (and architecture, I’m sure) firsthand. His site offers his personal stories, travel tips, reviews and inspiration, of course.

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