Life on the Road

Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 27th, 2012

In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Michael, solo Aussie traveler on his break. In part because of his last name, but also because of his preferred travel style his blog has the clever name Time Travel Turtle. Slow and off the beaten path for the most part, I first [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 26th, 2012

This is a guest post submitted by Tony from LandingStanding.com. You may remember that I recently featured him and his wife, Meg, in a Who’s Out There Now interview. This post has been delayed for a while and I’m glad I can finally publish it. One of the top activities for career breakers is volunteering [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 20th, 2012

In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Meg and Tony, who left the corporate world to see the real world. I had the chance to meet them in Italy in April at the Travel Bloggers Unite conference. Their site, Landing Standing, has a lot of personality (no surprise having met [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 13th, 2012

In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Gerard and Kieu. While the name of their travel blog, GQ trippin, may be a play on their first names, The GQ may actually reflect them being the cutest and most fashionable damn travel couple out there: Gerard is a self-described health nut [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 29th, 2012

I always love a good story about how someone gets off the path and finds a unique way to get around a country to see it in a way most of us never will. Motorbiking in Vietnam is one of those great trips. I will never do it myself. I can’t manage a Vespa, much [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: March 19th, 2012

How to stay safe while traveling around the world on your career break is something we all think about. For some, it can cause paralytic fear, but for most dealing with safety issues is a matter of preparation, making smart decisions, becoming more comfortable with the world as you find it and learning as you [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 21st, 2012

This is a guest post from Sonia of Sonia’s Travels. If you like or aspire to travel to France or Paris, this is for you! Seeing the world one step at a time is all about the details, the very significant and insignificant moments that allow us to appreciate a new place in a different [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 20th, 2012

I just got back from a quick trip to London where I had to speak at the Year Our Expo, part of the Active Travel Show. On the good side, the weather was good considering I was in London in January, the show went well and I got to catch up with a lot of [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 16th, 2012

Travel the world for $30 a day, $50 a day, $20 a day. It’s so hard to know how much you really need until you get out there. But, that’s little consolation while you’re still at home, at work, trying to make sure you have enough put aside. My goal in this post isn’t to [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 14th, 2012

Back in 2000, I took a trip with a friend who had been invited up to Avon, Colorado to see a new project by Sheraton. Set at the base of Beaver Creek, Avon is a simple town. Of course, it’s hard to compete when your neighbors are Vail and Beaver Creek. Actually, Beaver Creek and [...]

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