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Archive | February, 2013
Dreaming is easy but bringing your dreams to life will be a challenge. If you’re not committed enough, you will fail miserably. You need to commit to your dream if you have any chance at making it happen. Your dream can come true as long as it’s fed with determination and self drive. Accept […]
I came upon an interesting post today – one that made me think. Okay, I get how full-time travellers support themselves. They get sponsorships, volunteer in exchange for accommodation, they teach English, work odd jobs, travel slowly, they sell photography and ebooks, make a bit of money freelancing or from their blog… but for those […]
The mind is one of the most complex characteristic of human beings. It is the element that enables thinking, perception, reasoning, judgment and human consciousness. Your mindset is influenced by culture, environment, religion, and the many aspects of life. Throughout your life, you’ve developed certain ways of thinking. You’ve managed to wrap your mind around […]
What would you do if you were not afraid? That is the question I asked myself a few years ago when my husband and children wanted to ride their bicycles from Alaska to Argentina. And when I got really honest with myself, I had to admit that, if I wasn’t afraid, I would go with […]
When it comes to making your dream happen and living your life the way you want it to be, one of the most important steps you can take is to go public with your idea. What exactly does that mean? It means telling others what your dream is. Letting the cat out of the bag, […]
You’re in a rut. And you can’t quite figure out how to get out. It happens to us all. I’m convinced it’s the natural path of humankind. Life settles into a comfortable routine and, before we know it, we’re in the rut. On the hamster wheel. Spinning fast but getting nowhere. You CAN break out […]
You know that dream you’ve been tossing around in your head? Do you believe in it? I mean – DO YOU BELIEVE IN IT? Can you say with 100% certainty that this dream – this goal you’ve got – is something you want to commit yourself to? Really commit yourself to? I can tell you […]
We all have dreams. Some people go out there and make their dreams a reality while others maintain theirs as just that, a dream. Dreams can come true only if you believe in yourself enough to go chase them. Making your dream a reality is, however, not an easy matter. It takes a series of […]
What is your dream? Do you know? Is it some nebulous cloud of ideas floating around somewhere out there, foggy, undefined? Or do you know exactly what it is that you hope to do? You’ve spent hours thinking about it, defining and refining it until you know exactly what your dream looks like? It is […]
Many of my readers already know this, but for those who don’t – my husband and I met and fell in love while cycling in Pakistan and India some 23 years ago. It was a bizarre set of circumstances that brought us together, and we’ve lived many adventures since those days. I regularly get letters […]
“When are we going to travel again, Mom?” Davy asked as we drove home from Boy Scouts last night. “I really miss it.” “You give us the word,” I replied, “and we’ll take off.” It’s hard finding a balance when there are many good options. How does one go about figuring out whether doing Thing […]
It seems that there’s a lot of talk out there these days about the dangers of women traveling solo. “Don’t do it!” many warn. “It’s fine!” others counter. Many of my blogging friends have written articles with tips for staying safe, or the benefits of traveling solo, but I want to approach this from a […]
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I’ve got my share of sunburn stories, but they all pale in comparison to today’s guest post writer. Clare learned some very important lessons on that fateful journey to Morocco. When you’re about to go travelling, do you have a checklist that you live by? A list of items to pack, a series of sights […]
What are we doing now?
Nancy is an artist and metalsmith making wearable art from recycled metal and antique components.
John is busy either hiking or planning his next long-distance hike.
Davy is studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Boise State University.
Daryl is studying Computer Science and Software Engineering at University of Texas Dallas.