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Geographical IndependenceTravel

Live Free, Independent, and Chilled Out

Almost every weekday was the same. Put on suit...get in car...commute...meetings all day...corporate goals to meet...bills to pay... I remember one day on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles passing...

Travel

Finding Free Accommodation on Your Travels

One of the main excuses people use for not traveling more is “I can’t afford it.” So many dreams are put on hold because of the common...

Geographical IndependenceTravel

Good Things Happen when You Get Out of Bed

"Good things happen when you get out of bed." So says John Bechtel, who wrote his first travel article last year and has since been published 20 times. Travel writing is a great way become your...

Free ThinkingTravel

Cultivating a New Life on Island Time

"Is this the only place you can get Chinese food in Syracuse?" We put the question to the owner of a nearby take-out joint here in Sicily last night. Her modestly decorated, though well-located

Travel

Go Where You Want, When You Want

Not much time to write today. We're heading to Uruguay to tie up some last minute items here on the continent. After a too-long hiatus, we're preparing to get back "on the road" again...Yes,

Travel

See the World in its Comfortable Pajamas

“It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.” — Epictetus It’s funny, the people you meet on the road…the conversations you have. On the

Financial FreedomTravel

The “Crisis Vacationer” Finds Opportunity in Disaster

Well, we're still here...Readers who have been following our sorry plight of late will recall that, due to an unfortunate kerfuffle involving a "missing" visa fee, we were unable to board our