Archive for June, 2012

Sunset In Cartagena

June 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sunset In Cartagena

Photo of the week: Café del Mar in Cartagena, Colombia

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10 Ways To Use Couchsurfing

June 24, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
10 Ways To Use Couchsurfing

What is Couchsurfing? Couchsurfing is a website where you can connect with travelers or locals who live in a place you might visit. You can also use it to meet travelers visiting your city to learn about other cultures. It’s a useful travel resource that can help you save money on accommodations, meet new friends […]

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Gothic Quarter Barcelona

June 21, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Gothic Quarter Barcelona

Photo of the week: Gothic Quarter Barcelona

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How Can I See The World?

June 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
How Can I See The World?

How can I see the world? I asked myself this question many times years before actually taking my first solo trip. I use to think that I had to be rich to travel. Tour companies and the media promoting luxury travel skewed my perception of what I thought travel was. They were just influencing me […]

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Trip Planning Starts Now

June 13, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Trip Planning Starts Now

It costs a lot of money to make a round the world (RTW) trip happen. I’ve been doing research by reading other travel bloggers who openly posted their expenses and budgets. While there is no magic number for how much a one year trip around the world actually costs, it varies due to a number […]

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What’s The Worst That Can Happen?

June 11, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
What’s The Worst That Can Happen?

The probability of getting hit by lightning in your lifetime (assuming you’ll live until 80) is 1/10,000. The risk of dying in a plane crash is 1/11,000,000. The probability of dying in a car accident is 1/98. Death from heart disease is 1/6 and cancer is 1/7. Knowing that there’s risk in everything we do […]

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Minimize Regrets In Life

June 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Minimize Regrets In Life

I came across this article on The Guardian about a nurse who counseled the dying in their final days. She noticed from interviewing them that the top five regrets in life they experienced we’re: Not being true to themselves. Working too hard. Not having the courage to express their feelings. Not staying in touch with […]

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