Posts made in 2015


Last updated: 02/25/17You know what terrifies me?  Having a blog post go viral. I don’t care if one of my social media updates goes viral.  I don’t even mind if an article I write on a 3rd party website does too.  But when it comes to articles on my own sites, I really don’t want them to explode. Going viral may work out well for many, as an incredibly popular post is a great way to jump start a young website and...

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Last updated: 02/25/17Over the years we have worked on many projects in the travel world to try and get our name out there and earn a living from our work.   Out of all of the projects we’ve worked on, this site- a global travel blog focused on long-term travel, and our newest site Discover the Burgh– a local blog for the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have grown the most. The interesting thing about these two blogs is...

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Last updated: 01/10/17I had been excited to visit Easter Island ever since I scored an amazing deal with airmiles and booked a $22 round trip flight to the island eleven months in advance. While it did not go exactly as I had imagined, the sights and history make Easter Island a wonderful destination to visit. Though the population hovers just below 6,000 full time inhabitants, I struggle to imagine where they all are and what they...

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Last updated: 12/13/16When visiting an area with such natural beauty like the Finger Lakes, you might not think about spending time indoor at museums- especially with the area’s reputation as a grape-growing region with tons of wineries. But as we found out during our recent visit, you can only drink so much wine, and sometimes the weather just doesn’t cooperate. We ended up spending a good amount of time in several of the...

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The Uncomfortable Side of Travel

The Uncomfortable Side of Travel


Posted By on Dec 8, 2015

Last updated: 11/17/16 When I first announced I was taking a solo tour of the world, friends and family alike were concerned. At barely 5’4” and under a hundred pounds, my tiny size and gender had everyone frowning about what could go wrong. I waved off their concerns and set off anyway. Now with more than a half dozen Central and South American countries under my belt, I can easily say I’ve felt safe and ignored almost...

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