5 Things To Do in Macau, the Las Vegas of Asia

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Macau is one of the more interesting places to visit in East Asia. While it remains closely tied to China, both geographically and otherwise, it’s technically an autonomous region. The […]

Top 5 Best Places to Travel Alone

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While we all want to see as much of the world as possible, safety can become a bit of an issue — especially when traveling alone. Some countries or cities […]

Blame it on the Tetons

Grand Teton National Park

“Blame it on the Tetons, yeaahhh…” The Modest Mouse song instantly rushed into my head as I rolled into Grand Teton National Park. I found it on my phone, rolled […]

My Upcoming 2017 Travel Plans

Grand Teton Park

I’ve been depriving myself of travel lately. You know when you go on a diet and you say you can’t have chocolate anymore? And then you find a chocolate bar […]

Top 10 Reasons to Travel China on a Motorbike

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Long time readers know that one of my favorite parts of living and teaching English in Thailand was having my own motorbike (read: scooter) to roam around on. Having my […]

10 Most Beautiful Destinations for Summer Travel

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The timing of this guest post is rather entertaining, since it comes just when I’ve decided to take a summer travel trip. The details of my trip are still unclear, […]

Why You Should Travel Solo: Advice from 7 Solo Female Travelers

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To travel solo is to see the world  — and yourself — with new eyes. With solo female travel, you’re free to embrace your truest self, to meet strangers from […]

10 Disappearing Tourist Sites: Go Now Or Never?

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The ethical debate of whether tourism helps or hinders a community/country is one with no winner. Globalization has made it so easy for people to hop on a plane/train/ship and […]

Camping at The Steens Mountains in Oregon

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Last weekend I was craving an escape. I wanted to get away from Bend, from people, and just be in nature near the mountains. Despite being an Oregon native, I […]

You Know You’re 30 When…

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I was never one of those girls who had anxieties about my age. I love surprises and challenges, new adventures and change. I never dreaded the next birthday, or regretted […]

9 Best Teaching English Abroad Blogs

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It all started with teaching English abroad: this blog, my endless desire to see the world, my current business. I remember I was sitting up nights in my bed in Bend, […]

Sunrise at Haleakala Crater on Maui

Sunrise at Haleakala National Park

One of the most popular things to do on Maui, Hawaii is to watch the sunrise on Haleakala Crater inside Haleakala National Park. It means standing on top of a dormant […]

7 Days on Maui, Hawaii with a Volkswagon Van

Sunrise at Haleakala Crater

When I found out I was going to Hawaii for seven days, I thought “wow, that’s a long time on a small island.” I had been to Maui before, and […]

10 Natural Camping Hacks to Make Your Outdoor Life Sweeter

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This is a guest post from fellow outdoor enthusiast and blogger, Joe Black, of Nature Rated. He is a camping expert, and here he shares some of his natural camping hacks […]


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