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Sat
3
Sep '16

What we actually need…

My lovely new friend, Lena, gave me this quote recently. Since then, I have bought this the author’s book. A change of situation often offers a change in perspective and an opportunity for growth that we may never have if we stay put. That being said… pack accordingly. I have been known to say that […]

Tue
16
Aug '16

Just the tip… s?

So maybe time for a new dash of my new favorite tricks when taking on a new place. There is a lot of great info out there on this, and other, sites. If you have any others that you want to add, put them in the comments below! In no particular order: Google the airport […]

Tue
23
Sep '14

How to not lose your job…

  So many people talk to me about a desire to travel and see the world. People who have their lives together; a career, a house, maybe a family. ¬†While none of these are going to stop you from traveling, they may seem daunting at first. I ran across this article speaking specifically to people […]

Tue
18
Oct '11

Chicago: The Main Event!

I’m loose on the town for the next two days, and tonight I have the decided honor of being part of the panel of experts to take part in the MeetPlanGo National Event for 2011. And that isn’t even the best part… They say, “Never meet your heroes.” Today, I couldn’t disagree more. One of […]

Mon
12
Sep '11

Meet Plan Go 2011: Chicago!

I am really excited about this! Since I’ve returned I have had a lot of conversations with people about the trip, and it’s been good, and sometimes hard, for me to talk about things; once I start really describing a place or event to someone else the memories come back and I start to remember […]

Wed
7
Sep '11

Asian Stereotypes: Fact or Fiction?

In many parts of the world, groups of people are often generalized or stereotyped: Americans are all fat. Germans are all beer loving engineers. Russians put vodka on their cereal. Africans get dinner with a spear. Asians are no exception to this rule. After spending some time among them, I thought about this and some […]

Tue
12
Oct '10

Worth the wait! (Ihope…)

So, following a small acciden in September, my laptop has been a glorified paperweight. It is now in the repair shop in Rome that *may* be able to resurrect it, but I won’t know until next week. Please excuse the interruption in service, as two weeks without a computer has put a dent in my […]

Fri
10
Sep '10

Public Service Announcement: Theft Prevention

PSA: People want to steal your stuff. Yes, it’s true; not everyone is your friend. In fact, while some people may be exemplary citizens who truly understand that the Tourism industry benefits their country and everyone in it, many would rather help themselves to your money and belongings. This is a bit short sighted, I […]