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A Week in the Life of a Nomadic Travel Blogger

A Week in the Life of a Nomadic Travel Blogger

“You have my dream job!” is the most frequent statement I hear every day, week, month, and year. As a travel blogger and freelance writer/photographer, my work has taken me all over the world for the last 8 years and rendered me nomadic.Yes, it is a dream job, and most people believe in the romantic notion that I gallivant around the world just having fun, because part of my job is to really show the great, beautiful parts of travel. But there is some wizardry at work, as I don’t always show people what the “Great Oz” is doing behind the curtain.

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16 Travel Gadgets That Need to be Invented

16 Travel Gadgets That Need to be Invented

Travel gear is a booming business, but the things travelers want most haven’t been invented yet! Jenn Miller and a dozen of her long term traveling friends brainstorm the best ideas for what should be the next big thing.

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Around the World
in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

Jo Fitzsimons shows you how to replicate the route of fictional Phileas Fogg, the character created by Jules Verne in 1873 in his classic adventure “Around the World in 80 Days.”

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Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money

Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money

Searching, pricing, and booking complex multi-stop international flights has historically been the most time consuming and frustrating part of planning a round the world trip. But what if I told you that you could do it all in less than 30 minutes?

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Up from the River…Seeing Milwaukee from Its Waterfront Pubs

Up from the River…Seeing Milwaukee from Its Waterfront Pubs

Milwaukee have many interesting and entertaining sights. As the city that beer built, we only thought it fitting to see it through the boozy eyes of its many waterfront bars.

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10 Free Things to Do in the UK [Sponsored Post]

10 Free Things to Do in the UK [Sponsored Post]

The UK isn’t typically seen as a budget travel destination. If you hope to travel in the UK and are on a tight budget, check out these ten free things to do in the UK.

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Miami Nice – Family Fun in South Beach, Florida

Miami Nice – Family Fun in South Beach, Florida

Traveling to South Beach with toddlers may not be an obvious choice, what with the drag shows, 36 oz. giant drinks, and scantily-clad bodies everywhere, but Michelle Lafleur will show you that there are enough kid-friendly activities to keep little ones entertained on a budget that parents can afford.

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Leave your heart in San Francisco

Leave your heart in San Francisco

The foggy city by the bay will leave you seduced by the chilled-out vibe, worn out by rolling hills, sated by fresh fusion cooking and blissed out by hazy California afternoons. San Francisco will charm you for sure but be warned: it may also claim your heart.

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Dumpling Impulse: Discovering Mandut Guk in Seoul

Dumpling Impulse: Discovering Mandut Guk in Seoul

Following her traveler’s instincts, Nancy Penrose was rewarded with a memorable and delicious dumpling soup at a restaurant in Seoul.

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Top 5 Countries to Volunteer Outdoors in for Adventurous Travelers

Top 5 Countries to Volunteer Outdoors in for Adventurous Travelers

Adventure travel and volunteer travel both offer a unique perspective on a new destination. Katie Boyer is here to offer 5 of the top destinations for combining adventure travel with volunteering.

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A Breath of Fresh Air – Clearing my Mind on the Trail in Northern New Mexico

A Breath of Fresh Air – Clearing my Mind on the Trail in Northern New Mexico

After our first year in the corporate world, four girlfriends find perspective about what really matters while hiking in New Mexico.

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The Sun Sets on Backpacking in Turkey

The Sun Sets on Backpacking in Turkey

Travel to Turkey has never been more safe and comfortable, but should that be the point? Meghan MacIver looks at what’s being lost with Turkey’s new tourism development.

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Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat

Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat

Jenn Miller takes a look at the correlation between international travel and voting patterns among American voters.

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Around the World Airfare Myth Busters

Around the World Airfare Myth Busters

One of, if not the biggest expense of a long-term trip is the airfare, and the myths surrounding multi-stop (also referred to as RTW) airfare are just as many as long-term travel itself.

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Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

We live in a world of constant connectivity. While technology has made it much easier to travel, has it also hindered our ability to be truly present? Jenni Mahnaz explores the idea of being too connected while on the road.

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A Volunteer Project to Get Behind

A Volunteer Project to Get Behind

A few weeks ago in this column, Jennifer Miller shared her disdain for short term mission trips. Some who read this article thought she was calling for an end to all types of volunteer trips, fundraisers, activities, and experiences, which is the furthest thing from the truth. Today, Jenn is sharing a personal story about a project that she believes will leave a lasting impact on the community that she currently lives in, which is what we believe most people who get involved in this type of work hope to accomplish.

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Making the World Your Global Classroom

Making the World Your Global Classroom

If you travel to learn just as much as to get away, or if you are a traveling family looking to take your kids on the ultimate field trip, check out this boots on the ground class, Volcanology and Geothermal Energy 101.

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Indie Travel Guide to the Yukon Territory

Indie Travel Guide to the Yukon Territory

There’s more to the Yukon Territory than just wilderness. See for yourself the wonders of being somewhere in the middle of nowhere.

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Why Graduating Seniors Shouldn’t Follow the Crowd

Why Graduating Seniors Shouldn’t Follow the Crowd

Americans have been pounded over the head from the get-go with the same life plan: Finish high school, go to college, graduate, get a job, retire, live the good life. Jenn Miller is here to discuss altering this pre-made plan that may not work for everyone.

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Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip

Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip

If you’d like to experience the more natural side of the United States, look no further than its nearly 400 national parks. JoAnna Haugen tells you what you need to know before you go.

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