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Exploring the World of Theatre on a Budget

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First it was In the Heights, then it was FELA!. It was Billy Elliot in London, then back to New York for Memphis and…

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When in Doubt, Hop-on, Hop-Off: Five Reasons Why You Should Take This Type of Tour During Your Next Trip

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I did it in London. I did it in Chicago. I even did it in Vienna. And I hope to one day add to…

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My Bahamian Home Away From Home: Participating in the People-to-People Program

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In 2009 my parents, grandmother, and I took a Christmas cruise to the Bahamas. If you’ve been on a cruise before or watched a…

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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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Holidaying it Away From Home

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I really don’t enjoy being home for the holidays. So for the past few years, I’ve made a concerted effort to be anywhere but…

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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…