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A highway in Central Oregon.

Travel is a Drug

Someone once told me that ESL teachers abroad are either running away from something or running toward something. It made perfect sense and, of course, I put myself in the […]

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Travel Colombia: 10 Reasons Why YOU Should Go

We’ve all heard the rumors, the ones from the U.S. government, from the Canadian government, from some European governments, that warn us not to travel Colombia. It’s dangerous, they say. […]

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Motorcycle Tours are Hard!

For our last night on tour with Motolombia (motorcycle tour Colombia), we checked into a six-bedroom private mansion with an infinity pool running into the lush valley below, a valley […]

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We Crashed the Motorcycle in Colombia

Disclaimer: The crash happened yesterday, which is also when this post was written. I’m a day late posting due to time and internet restraints. We crashed today. My fears were […]

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Fear and Freedom: Riding Motorcycles in Colombia

Riding 60 mph around a 90-degree corner might not sound like death, but on the back of a motorcycle, leaning so far into the turn I feel as though I […]

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New Year, New Destinations: A World Travelers Bucket List

Every year seems to go by faster, and I think they each get a little better as they go. Many of us make new resolutions each year. Some of us […]

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Kansas City BBQ…in Missouri

In the past few days, I finished my first semester of graduate school (WAHOO!) and I’ve crossed two new state borders: Kansas and Missouri. The country songs that talk about […]

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I’m Going to Travel Colombia by Motorcycle!

Sometimes I’m completely irresponsible. Almost always, these time include opportunities to travel, like that time my friends invited me to Vegas on a whim, or when we went to Cabo […]

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8 Best Places to Visit in Oregon

Most people skip over Oregon on trips to the Pacific Northwest. I’ve met countless individuals with tales of visiting Northern California and Washington on separate trips, but few who ventured […]

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Skiing in St. Anton: Not just binge drinking up a mountain

This is a featured guest post from Martin of The Travel Ramble and Top Travel Blogs. He writes beautifully about the ski resort of St. Anton, just at the base […]

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India Village Life in Images

Some of my favorite photos from villages in northern India. Some of my best memories are of conversations I had with these folks, with body language and facial expressions. Have […]

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India’s ‘Pink’ City: Jaipur, Rajasthan

I love pink. For years it was my favorite color. When I got my first car, I decked it out with pink princess seatbelt and steering wheel covers, large pink […]

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Bikaner Camel Festival in Images

Camel Festival in Bikaner, India My dreams (both day and night) are still filled with images of the snow-tipped Himalayas, the burning ghats in Varanasi, traditional weddings, the spectacular Taj […]

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On Becoming Asian: Stir-fried Sweet and Sour Chicken

“I think I’m becoming Asian,” I said as I sat down to eat a fabulously tasteful meal of stir-fried sweet and sour chicken. I quite literally patted myself on the […]

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