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Tranquility Videos

Since the beginning of the year I’ve been trying to take more moments to relax to be present.  Sometimes meditate, but not daily like the goal I set for myself. In conjunction I’ve been shooting these little 10, 30 or 60 second videos of the places I choose to do this and sharing them live […]

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My Favorite Place on Earth

One question I get asked all the time when talking about my travels is “What’s your favorite place?” I have a lot of favorites, but there is one place I hold above all others. I found it on my very first trip to Asia

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Travel Pro Tip: Ask to get moved forward when flight delayed

Frequent flyer pro tip: If your flight is delayed and you have a tight connection don’t be shy about walking up to the counter and asking for seat closer to the front of the plane. Today I’m flying to Los Angeles (LAX) from WordCamp US in Philadelphia (PHL), via Chicago (ORD). If I could have […]

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Two reasons not to be afraid of traveling outside the English speaking world.

I’ve heard from a lot of people that are afraid, or let’s so shy, of trying to travel outside the English speaking world. Here are two reasons not to be. First English is the world’s second language I remember the first time I traveled to a country where English wasn’t the official language. It was […]

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Getting a haircut and shave while traveling

I’ve pretty much always gone way too long between haircuts. My neglect is really just about thinking it’s a time consuming hassle. Back in The States I begrudgingly pay Supercuts US$15-20 to cut my hair, although increasingly I just have Elena drag electric clippers over it for me because I loathe driving to the haircut place, waiting […]