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Am I really going to do this?! I asked myself. I hadn’t hitchhiked since age 18 when I spent a summer at Chateau Lake Louise in Canada. Few of us who worked there had cars, and there was no public transportation to the nearest town Banff. I remember three of us (safety in numbers?) once piled into a car that was being carried on a transport truck. After arriving safely, …

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A nomad traveler garnered attention recently with a blog post entitled, I’m Not Living the Dream. (I bet some folks shared his post with a comment like “See? Nomad travel is not all it’s cracked up to be!”) It is, of course, a fact that issues arise while traveling, and lots of them can happen on long trips. There will be undoubtedly be more issues if you travel like this …

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It’s June – and time for a collage-style recap of where I have traveled since I made the big move to “location indie” last fall. After spending a few months getting ready, I decided my trip would last six months, starting in Europe in shoulder season, moving on to Asia in early December, and ending up with the last six weeks “down under” before flying back to California. I booked …

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You can get what you want or you can just get old. –Billy Joel The World is Waiting for You! For years I believed in my own stories of lack. I had reasons for not traveling that I didn’t question. Single mom. Work full time. Spend vacations visiting far-away family. If I had money I didn’t have the time, or vice-versa. My perspective has changed drastically since those days! Of …

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Zigzagging through Europe I had fun drawing my route on this map. Looking at it, I am amazed that I traveled to all these places! The map shows my approximate route through Europe, starting in Berlin and ending in Zagreb. I traveled by train, bus, ferry and car from September 18 to December 5. Though the mileage shown is not dead accurate, I went at least 5428 miles (8736 …

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