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May 16, 2017

Why I’m Going to Lesvos Greece

Why I’m Going to Lesvos Greece Over the past couple years, the Greek Island of Lesvos has been a central story of the Syrian refugee crisis. […]
January 18, 2017
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Why I’m Going to Moldova

Why I’m Going to Moldova We’ve been making our way east from Budapest, where we made a nice base for digital nomading (and relaxing in thermal […]
December 26, 2016
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Why I’m going back to Romania

Why I’m going back to Romania Three years ago, my first impression of Romania went something like this: “Wow, there are horse carts here. And people really still […]
March 1, 2016

Travel (and eat Korean food) with us in South Korea!

  We’re super-excited to announce a special small group trip to South Korea in April 2017! Like all our previous trips, we’ll be focusing on local […]
January 11, 2016
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Do This to Get and Stay Healthy (at home or on the Road)

  This story starts about two years ago. I was healthy enough, but knew I could feel better. Did I pick up a parasite or unwanted […]
December 25, 2015
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Travel Highlights of 2015

2015 has been an amazing year. From our drive across the Australian Outback to trekking to Machu Picchu to eating sushi in Tokyo to seeing the […]
November 15, 2015
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Why I’m going to Finnish Lapland in Winter

It started as a twitter chat, as many of Juno Kim’s (the voice behind RunawayJuno.com) adventures do. “You should come up to see the northern lights […]
May 22, 2015
All the World's a Stage: Top Three Shakespeare Sites in England

All the World’s a Stage: Top Three Shakespeare Sites in England

There’s so much to do and see in the United Kingdom that it can be hard to focus on just one thing. With literally thousands of […]
April 28, 2015
What is Outback Trailblazers?

What is Outback Trailblazers?

I recently wrote Why I’m going to Australia. As soon as I land in Brisbane I’m headed to the Outback. Outback Queensland that is! My first […]
April 17, 2015
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Why I’m going to Australia

I’ve been making excuses for years. It’s too expensive. It’s too far away. I can travel to Australia when I’m old. There’s only a small truth […]
March 7, 2015

4 Great Reasons to visit Tenerife

Tenerife has long been one of the best destinations in Europe for a perfect holiday. Here are four great reasons to visit this beloved Canary Island. […]
September 23, 2014

France: The Very Best Place in Europe to Ski?

France is without question one of the ultimate ski destinations in the entire world. While prices may be higher than in other parts of Europe, visitors […]
September 6, 2014

Why I’m Speaking at a Women’s Conference

Why I’m Speaking at a Woman’s Conference   Part of the reason I’m blogging today is because of my passion to travel. It wasn’t that I […]
August 31, 2014
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Why I went to Ukraine (and my fascination with all things Soviet)

Why I went to Ukraine (and my fascination with all things Soviet) I’ve had a fascination with the former republics of the Soviet Union since the […]
July 2, 2014

Barcelona and Sitges: Seeking the Personal Connection

  On the About page of this site, you will find the words:   I travel to see how people are living. Through their food and […]
May 7, 2014

Squid Jigging in Terengganu; the What, Where, and Are You Serious?

What is squid jigging and where is Terengganu? Two very good questions. But first: how did I get this opportunity?     I’ve been blogging for […]
April 21, 2014
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Why I went to Oman

  Oman is a country off most travelers’ radar. It’s a tad isolated on the end of the Arabian Peninsula and suffers from its geography. It […]
February 19, 2014
Off-Season Eurail Trip

My Off-Season Eurail Trip

  When I started brainstorming routes for my upcoming Eurail trip, I knew I wanted something different. My typical style is to spend a great deal […]
February 5, 2014
Reasons you should travel with me in 2014

14 Reasons you should travel with me in 2014

Have better travel experiences   Bottom line is our tours give you better experiences. Do you go through life watching everything go by? Or do you […]
January 22, 2014

I quit my day job

Nearly three years ago, I quit my day job. Months earlier I had started a couple travel blogs on the side while working days in a […]
January 12, 2014

Introducing our 2014 tours

Our tours are ideal for a wide range of travelers.   We’re inviting both novice travelers who want to experience Asia for the first time as […]
January 9, 2014
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2014 Travel Goals and Plans

In many ways, 2013 was a successful year. Nonetheless I’m trying to improve many aspects of my professional and personal life and be happier overall.   Separate Travel and Work What […]
January 6, 2014
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Books I Read this Year

  Pillars of the earth by Ken Follett This year was a year of intrigue about the Middle Ages. Not new to me, the time period […]
December 23, 2013
Amazing Experiences of 2013

Amazing Experiences of 2013

2013 was an incredible year filled with diverse experiences throughout Asia. Hope you can get an idea of some of the amazing opportunities out there. Travel […]