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The Rose Man

Here in Panajachel, Guatemala there is a man who buys a dozen roses from a vendor who has the best roses ever, and gives them away – one at a time – to the women of this town. Some think it’s scandalous since he’s a married man, but others (especially the women receiving the rose) think it’s sweet. Charming. Generous. Delightful.

By | November 12th, 2017|Categories: Retire Early Lifestyle|Tags: |

Hooked on Adventure

At nineteen years of age, it was the trip of my lifetime. One of my very first travel adventures was in the early 70s when I went cross country as a passenger on a motorcycle. My parents were probably terrified for me, but my boyfriend was a good driver, gasoline was $0.29 a gallon, I had $400 in cash and a plastic coat. What could go wrong?

By | November 12th, 2017|Categories: Retire Early Lifestyle|

Infographic: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lake District

England’s Lake District is famous for its lakes, mountains and breath-taking scenery, with each region having its own appearance and character. From William Wordsworth’s poetry to Alfred Wainwright’s walking guides, the area has long inspired people to visit and experience its peaceful, rugged beauty for themselves. Check out this awesome new infographic from Craig Manor Hotel with 10 things you didn't know about this beautiful corner of England.

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Europe|Tags: |

What It’s Really Like to Move to a New Country by Yourself

Reading a title like this usually renders one of three emotions in its readers: exhilaration, fear, or admiration. Sometimes it’s only one, sometimes it’s a combination of all three. Those who are exhilarated by it tend to be the adventurers, the soul-searchers, the DIY, “ain’t nobody need a man” type of humans, while those who fear it come from an angle of confusion.

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Australia and the Pacific, Living Abroad, Long Term Travel, Travel Thoughts|Tags: |

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