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How I Make This Travel Thing Work

December 14, 2011

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This Fourth of July, I found myself at a roof top pool party hosted by one of my favoritest (I know it’s not a real word) people in Los Angeles, Sam. Sitting poolside, devouring a red velvet cupcake, a girl approached me and said she knew me. I’d never seen her before, but thought maybe […]

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The Road Not Taken

December 3, 2011

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“Congratulations, grad!” “Ms. MBA, we’re so proud of you!” “Class of 2011: We did it!” In my typical pre-flight procrastination routine, I sat in front of my computer hypnotized by my Facebook newsfeed. My half packed suitcase lay open in the middle of the floor, begging me to finish and head out the door. Instead […]

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MatadorU Travel Writing Course Review: Get Paid to Travel the World

October 8, 2011

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Sign up between now and December 30th and get $50 off tuition. Just use the promo code HAPPYHOLIDAYS2012! When I was in college, I studied engineering. It seemed like the practical thing to do at the time. I was great at math and science, loved computers and enjoyed solving problems. I know; I was a […]

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7 Truths from a Travel Addict

October 3, 2011

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A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination, prepared to be herself and only herself. -Maya Angelou It has taken me a while to epitomize Maya Angelou’s words, but after years of introspection (a lot of which was done […]

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Four Tips for Jamaica’s Reggae Sumfest

March 11, 2011

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**Update: For a full list of Reggae Sumfest Frequently asked questions answered, check out this post: Reggae Sumfest FAQ   Jamaica — the land of sun, sea and sonic sound!  Soca and calypso may fuel the parties throughout the Caribbean, but in Jamaica, reggae is king! Every July, thousands of reggae and dance hall lovers […]

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