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Why Is Travel Writing Important?

Some people think traveling is a hobby, others believe it’s a calling. Traveling has the ability to be completely overwhelming while other times it is exactly what you need to take time off from the mundane tasks of everyday. Recently, I read an article about dromomania, which is the official term for having the urge to travel to the point where it makes you physically anxious if you do not travel.

2018-02-05T00:37:58+00:00 By |Categories: Travel Thoughts, Travel Writing Tips|

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.

2017-12-03T05:04:20+00:00 By |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?

2017-12-03T05:03:20+00:00 By |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.

2017-11-06T02:41:11+00:00 By |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.

Worry-Free Travel: 6 Tips for an Excellent Trip

This month marks the beginning of my full-time digital nomad lifestyle. I don’t have an apartment, a car, or debt, and all of my work is accomplished online. Right now, I’m in Montreal writing from an Airbnb while comparing awesome expat destinations - it’s a jump that’s been a long time coming.