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An Easy Way to Purify Water: Grayl

The people who have set me up with a GRAYL water purifier twice probably don’t want me to start off this post with an ugly photo of garbage, so I’ll put that further down. When you look at that pile of
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6 Ways to Travel More on Your Current Income

If you really dream of traveling more, then get ready to have all your excuses removed. Too many times I hear, “I wish I could travel more, but I can’t afford it.” The thing is, I haven’t heard this common excuse
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My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Eagle Creek

My relationship with Eagle Creek goes back almost as far as my relationship with my wife—who started as my companion on a year-long journey circling the globe back in the early ’90s. I actually went to Eagle Creek’s 40th anniversary party
San Cristobal de las Casas Spanish place name

What All Those Spanish Place Names Mean

You probably rattle off Spanish place names many times a year, especially if you live in the western USA. But do you know what all those names mean? I’m writing this from Baja (Low), California, where I’m visiting The Capes, The
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Paying for Medical Care While Traveling or Living Abroad

But… what do you do about health insurance when you leave the country? What do you do when you have to go to the doctor when you’re traveling or living abroad? I get variations on these questions more than most others,