Posts Tagged ‘travel advice’

Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 21st, 2012

This week is the culmination of months of behind-the-scenes work. My book, The Career Break Traveler’s Handbook, is finally here. Since I started my trip back in 2007, I had dreams of writing my own travel book. Then when I started Career Break Secrets, I had dreams of writing my own book. And all along [...]

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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 29th, 2012

You haven’t even left and now I’m asking you to think and plan for reentry? Yup. In some ways, this is the easiest part of the budget. Similar to any budget, the formula is simply: Average daily spend X Days before earning a salary = Re-Entry Budget See! Easy peasy! I know, I know. That’s [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 27th, 2012

Today’s guest post comes from Matt of Intertia Interrupted. I’m always a little hesitant to take guest posts. I receive way more solicitations than I accept. And, I have a process in place to weed out pieces that I don’t feel are good enough for my audience. But, I immediately responded to Matthew’s piece and [...]

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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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Written By: jeff

Posted On: January 5th, 2012

In October while back in the US, I had the chance to spend some quality time with mom and dad. As I’ve made my home as an expat in Colombia, that time is becoming ever more precious. Colorado is a favorite of us all. So, we made the road trip from Texas to Colorado in [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 27th, 2011

Are you excited by the thought of taking a career break, but daunted by the prospect of doing it alone? I understand. I have friends who can’t bring themselves to go to the movies alone in their hometown. So, to find the courage to take a trip by themselves, especially overseas, is tough to do. [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 6th, 2011

This is dedicated to all those who have taken a career break, all those planning one, but especially for all those that aspire to take one soon. A Career Break Call To Action Having a Bad Romance with your job? Feeling like you want to Take a Bow? But maybe fears about all those Bills, Bills, Bills is making you [...]

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Written By: Cheryl Habbe

Posted On: August 29th, 2011

Jeff Jung, the Career Break Guy and the host of the Career Break Secrets travel show, has been named the career break travel media spokesman for Gap Adventures Canada as they launch campaign promoting career break travel called Ditch The Cubicle. Campaign includes a media tour across Canada and a 10-part video series on career break travel advice hosted by Jeff.

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: August 23rd, 2011

  It’s hard to believe, but I arrived in South America about 4.5 years ago to start my career break. One of the biggest things I wanted to accomplish was learn to speak Spanish fluently. While I still make plenty of mistakes, basically I consider myself fluent. Since 2007, I’ve had the benefit of rounding [...]

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