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The Evolution of My Travels

A year or two ago, I craved travel to an insatiable degree.  Simply put, I was in a dark place and chose travel as my distraction of choice.  I lived, breathed, and dreamt travel, partially for a true love of world exploration and partially to escape my reality.Even in my miserable state, I realized I needed to be more productive with my time and efforts.  Writing hundreds … [Read More]

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Unplanned wandering in picturesque Quebec.

My Formula: How to Plan a Romantic Getaway

Back in 2004, I traveled with my boyfriend for the first time.  It set a wonderful precedent of spending time together without life's distractions as well as exploring new places and tackling new challenges as a couple.Nine and a half years later, … [Read More]

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How to Maximize Weekend Getaways

This fall, I've got a lot of regional travel planned.  There are a number of reasons for this, including the fact that it's busy season at work until mid-November and hard to get any time off.  I'm not one to sit at home, so in the meantime, I'll be chipping … [Read More]

You don't need drawers, just simple packing cubes in your suitcase!

Weekend Giveaway: eBags Packing Cubes

I did a horrible job at scheduling my vacations in 2013.  I had some great short trips in the first part of the year but now that we're in the final six weeks of the year, I'm in the midst of four separate trips covering two states and two other countries. … [Read More]