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Are You Using Your Freedom to Travel?

  Have you become a creature of habit, a man of routine, a predictable woman? Do all those travel dreams of yours keep getting pushed further and further back? What if you set a deadline, like you would with a work
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Hey You Stressbuckets: Take a Vacation Already!

Did you take a vacation recently? If so you’re doing better than most Americans. I listened to a depressing story on NPR’s The World yesterday about the worsening vacation deficit in America. My idiotic countrymen and women are actually taking fewer
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I Got Tired of Paddling Upstream, so Follow Me Down the River

I broke down and started a Cheapest Destinations fan page. Come like me if you like me. Or if you just like what I write about. From the start I’ve been a reluctant Facebook user. I liked the movie and do

Making a Job Instead of Waiting for Someone to Give You a Job

Sometimes you meet a traveler on the backpacker trail that’s getting sick of it all after a few months and wants to get back to “the real world” at home. More often though, you meet people trying to figure out how

Wisdom Gained From Traveling Around the World

Gary Arndt of the the Everything-Everywhere blog put up a nice post recently called All I really need to know I learned from traveling around the world. It’s a play on the bestselling book about the wisdom gained in kindergarten, with