The Psychology of Pre-Trip Preparations

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Jenn Miller responds to a reader, and to her earlier self, regarding the deep worries that sometimes precede launch and attempts to tip the scales from ‘worried’ to ‘worth it.’

Chasing Snow: Plan a Ski Trip Around the World

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Winter is upon us, everyone is dreaming of tropical escapes. Why not take a left turn and plan a RTW trip around the best skiing this winter around the world. Heck, why stop with winter, ski right into summer by switching to the Southern Hemisphere. Bring on the powder!

Mexico Weekend Trips – 5 Great Vacation Ideas for the Time-Challenged

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Want an exotic getaway to the sun but only have a few days? Jennifer Miller gives us 5 suggestions for fun trips to Mexico that can work over a long weekend.

South of the Border: 3 Mexican Road Trips for the Intrepid Traveler

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Mexico used to be a road tripper’s dream but the current drug related violence is making many rethink their plans. Jenn Miller shows you how to balance valid concerns with safety precautions and provides three itineraries for a fabulous south of the border experience.

10 Summer Music Festivals Not to Be Missed

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Winter might be here, but summer is coming! Now is the time to book your tickets to some of the biggest parties of summer. Whether you run the music festival circuit or pick just one as the highlight of your season, we’ve got some suggestions for you, and perhaps a few you haven’t heard of yet. Who wants to meet up at Lake of Stars?

15 from 2015: The Best of BootsnAll

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As the year comes to an end we’re taking a look backward at the very best content this year on BootsnAll. From inspiration on where to travel, to how to make it happen, we’ve got you covered. Check out the top 15 from 2015!

10 Winter Festivals in North America

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Looking for a winter festival getaway for 2016? Plan ahead for one of these. There’s something for everyone, from Nordic marathon skiing, to a reindeer run, international ice sculpture competition, ice fishing or an ice canoe race. Oh, and roller derby; there’s also roller derby. Don’t sit around a freeze this winter, get out and have an adventure!

Do You Travel for Discovery or Escape?

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Traveling to escape is not a new idea. In fact, I think it’s probably as old as humanity itself. You can start there, if you must, but you’re going to learn some things along the way.

Seeing Ourselves In The Context Of A Rich World

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Jennifer Miller has been a student with the world as her classroom and humanity as her teacher since she was a child. In her continuing series, following the Indie Travel Manifesto, she examines the lessons she’s learning regarding her place in the context of a very rich world, indeed.

Fighting Fears

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We all have fears that we battle in the dark of night. The question is, how do we get beyond them? How do we separate the rational from the irrational and refuse to be controlled by them?