Travel + Insight

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Missing the Mark on Travel Goals

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What to do when you have absolutely no travel plans for at least the next twelve months, have only about $250 in your travel…

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New Year, More Travel, No Justification Needed

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Happy New Year, ATWGs! I hope you brought in 2014 with style and grace. While you were partying and enjoying the festivities, I was…

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Travel: My Quiet Revolution

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Author’s note: I realize that this is going on my third post with a Mandela reference. This should hopefully be the last of such…

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Mandela and My Journey Back to Connection

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It was an ordinary Tuesday at work as I sat at my desk watching the taped coverage of Nelson Mandela’s memorial service where important…

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D.C. and My Not-so Inspiring Visit to the MLK Memorial

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Flying to D.C.’s National Airport, I just knew my time in the nation’s capital would spawn some great, earth shattering, inspirational posts, especially since…

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The Sadness of a Tuscan Bike Ride

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Italy. Germany. Austria. They are long gone. While the general memories of the great times I had during my time remain, the specifics are…

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The European Gaze

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This post is long over due. I’ve been waiting for the right time and exactly the right words to come before sitting down to…

"The realest words I ever wrote."

Money, Travel, and My Deep Thought for the Day

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Money, rather the lack of money, doesn’t stand between you and your dreams. I was at Sunday brunch when I had this epiphany. The…

We are at the top of an Italian castle overlooking Florence.

Meet My Travel Clique

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Me and my travel clique… we’ve been rolling for a while. We go back decades. Our travel history goes back almost as far. Looking…