Travel Philosophy

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Travel Is The Road To Transformation

There’s no time to be overthinking about the past or obsessing about the future while you’re taking in a sunset in Santorini, or hiking the trek to Machu Picchu. Life while traveling happens NOW.

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Choosing To Be Homeless – A Travel Philosophy

This is a guest post by Erin Tullius I’m a gypsy soul. The idea of selling off all worldly possessions to travel the world with only a backpack and my family has always seemed like a pipe dream, so when the time came to actually go through with it, it felt all too surreal. I […]

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The Act of Becoming Unlost – A Meditation

One of the first things I do when I arrive in a new city is put away my guidebook, map or whatever electronic device that’s dedicated to helping me find my way home, choose a cardinal point on the horizon and start walking toward it. I walk until I simply can’t walk anymore, not stopping […]

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How Traveling the World is Just as Easy as Traveling to Disneyland

In my experience, finding the wherewithal to buy plane tickets rests squarely in your ability to put the obstacles in perspective to see how easy it actually is. There are the online travel communities and supportive road veterans, website pages with voices from the cloud always guiding your finger toward the purchase button, regaling you […]

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What Travel in India Will Teach You About Traveling the World

Say what you will about travel in India, it can be very educational. From the gut rot, to the endless jostling, to the odd connections that lead to unexpected turns of fortune, time spent in India can be a crash-course on how to travel better throughout the world. Today I’ve invented five aphorisms to illustrate […]

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“I Can’t Take This Anymore!” – Traveling Within Your Emotional Range

If you’ve done any traveling in your life you probably know what it’s like to be flabbergasted. Hitting a situation where you’re pushed to the edges of your patience, frustration and composure. Perhaps a blood vessel rises in your forehead as you mouth off at the teller/ticket salesman/hotel desk clerk, storming away in a cloud […]