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Beautiful Italy – Bella Italia

Guest post by: Betsy Rybarczyk I have traveled to over forty-eight countries and six continents. I love to devour nuggets of little-known facts and historical details. These tidbits become as rewarding as a treasure hunt. As a history teacher, I file these hidden gems away into my human hard drive. There is one country that captures my heart and imagination over and...

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How To Keep a Healthy Balance While Traveling

Trying every new food you come across in a new place, enjoying a glass (or 3!) of wine on the flight, and lounging by the pool all day. Are you think what I’m thinking: “Sign me up!” You’re on vacation, after all, so who wants to watch their diet or exercise? It’s possible to experience everything you want to while traveling and has a...

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Greek Vegan Food Guide

Our friend, The Nomadic Vegan, put together an incredible list of Greek vegan food and has graciously allowed us to share it here. Guest blog post by: Wendy, The Nomadic Vegan Greece is full of delicious vegan food! You will find a huge selection of naturally vegan dishes in traditional Greek cuisine. This can be partly attributed to the nature of Mediterranean...

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5 Reasons To Go on Small Group Travel Tours

Solo travel is on the rise, especially among women. However, the desire to travel solo doesn’t necessarily mean going at it all alone. Small group travel tours are ways to connect with other travelers and cultures. Small group travel tours also provide opportunities for individuals who want to travel but don’t have a friend or spouse or partner that has the desire to...

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Dreamy Italy Hilltop Towns

After seeing the movie, Under the Tuscan Sun, circa 2003, Italy was immediately added to my must-visit list. I pictured the country as a dreamy place with sunflowers and wine and handsome Italian men. Can you visualize it?! Italy lived up to the hype on my first visit there in 2007. I flew into Milan with a couple of friends. We rented a car and drove through the...

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Travel Tips: Free Holiday Lights Tour at Disney World

Looking for some low-budget fun at Walt Disney World® in Orlando, Florida? We have travel tips for a self-guided tour to experience the magic and holiday lights for FREE! Download the free My Disney Experience app to navigate throughout Walt Disney World. Step 1 Start at Disney Springs in the late afternoon – we recommend getting there around 4:00 p.m., as the...

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Past-Present: Heavy Hearted in Charleston

I was on the edge of my seat, ready to take photos of the beautiful, old houses in Charleston. To my surprise, I put my camera down after about 10 minutes into the 1.5 hour Charleston historical tour. I wasn’t sure if I wanted photos to remember what I was learning. Heavy hearted is the best way to describe how I felt. I like to think I’m fairly...

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5 Tips for a Successful Remote Team

Do you have remote workers on your team? There is a growing amount of research that reveals the benefits of developing a remote team, including increased creativity and innovation. But with any team, there are also potential challenges that can arise. If your team has one or more remote workers, it is important to have best practices in place to set your remote team...

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Take Your Home and Office With You: Full Time Travel

I am writing this as I sit in a wooded park near a lake in Texas. Two days ago, I was in New Mexico visiting a friend, and the week before that, I was in California and Arizona and took a day trip to Mexico. Oh yeah, I also work full-time. You might be wondering how I get anything done! I have been living location independently since February 2017. Location...

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Quit Telling Me I’m Brave

Multiple times a week, I encounter someone who comments on or questions my abilities. I’m currently traveling throughout the U.S. in an RV (recreational vehicle) – mine is a 30 ft motorhome/home and office on wheels. It’s not rocket science, nor is it revolutionary. At least, I don’t think it is. I travel worldwide on my own, but I never experience the conversations...