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Happy Friday, friends! It’s an absolutely gorgeous day in San Diego – bright, warm sunshine mingled with an ever-so-slight crispness in the air that makes everything feel so fresh. It’s the kind of weather that makes me so happy. The other reason I’m happy is that 2015 is shaping up to be one AWESOME year on the travel front: I’ve got a few trips planned so far (Iceland, Ireland, and London to… Read More

Sometimes, we all just need a good motivational pep talk to inspire us to get out there and see the world. We let so many excuses get in the way of us following our dreams, and it helps to remind ourselves why we should ignore them. Here are some of my favorite quotes about why it’s important to travel, what you benefit from it, and why you should go NOW. Enjoy: 1…. Read More

In 2013, I shared my favorite apps for digital nomads. With smartphones and apps growing in leaps and bounds, I’m overdue to share my latest favorites. Some are still the same since 2013, while I’ve added several others to my arsenal since then. Apps not only make our lives easier and more connected, they are a great benefit to backpackers who want to travel light. I love telling my parents and older… Read More