I love Lucy! What is in your backpack?

November 5th, 2011

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I love Lucy clothes! Just like the ads claim they are perfectly packable.While stuck inside for a couple of days in torrential rain while cookingupstairs at Fifita’s guesthouse in Pangai, Ha’apai, Tonga, Dwight asked me “Whois Lucy? And why is her name onall your clothes?”  It is true nearly everything in my backpack is from … Continued

Thank you to everyone (all 106 of you) who joined us for our Meet Plan Go event Tuesday Oct 18! Some thoughts from those who attended: It was inspiring and encouraging to hear the stories and meet other people who have a desire for world travel like I do.  I hadnever been to an event … Continued

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. — Ralph Waldo Emerson  Some people ask us, “How do you do it? How do you leave for a year?” Some tell us, “You are crazy; I would never do that!” These people usually think of  … Continued

By Lisa Niver Rajna   Teaching your kids to love nature. “I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately, I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to put to rout all that was not life and not when I had come to die Discover that I … Continued

A sunset at Falealupo, Savaii, Samoa. When I travel, I imagine that I am talking to strangers from a different culture and that I witness different lives to learn about those same lives, but in reality I always reach hidden treasures; insights into my own reality and dreams. Sometimes the action of travel teaches me … Continued

Are you tired of two weeks of vacation time and want to break away from the cube to explore the world, then don’t miss out on this event! Date: Tuesday, October 18th | Doors: 7pm India’s Oven | 11645 Wilshire Blvd. – 2nd Fl. Join us in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at … Continued

It’s a Hands-on Science Boot Camp for Teachers. There was an entire group of Science Specialists from my Los Angeles Science Teacher Network at the Anaheim Boot Camp 2010. You can see Joseph and I learning in the front row at the Steve Spangler all day training in Los Angeles last year. I love Steve … Continued

Hello Fellow Travelers! Thank you to everyone for supporting us and for coming to our travel events inLos Angeles! We appreciate all who tweeted about our events, shared an email,found us and even SHOWED up to one of our events! Thank you for creating acommunity! We loved having over 65 people show up at Traveler’s … Continued

Thinking about Labor Day and going back to school?Read Seth Godin on this topic:  “Back to (the wrong) school” Some quotes:“A hundred and fifty years ago, adults were incensed about child labor. Low-wage kids were taking jobs away from hard-working adults.” “Our current system of teaching kids to sit in straight rows and obey instructions … Continued

Author Rachel Friedman’s travel memoir The seasons go round and round sometimes without notice, but I like to pay attention. The Labor Day holiday reminds us that summer has almost ended and the school year will soon begin. This year my contemplation of beginnings and endings includes my Aunt Iris’s passing and Christopher Rowe’s (my … Continued