Give Yourself Time: The Joy of Taking a Break

November 20th, 2011

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Friends and family ask us, “How do you do it? How do you manage to leave for a year?” Others say, “You are crazy; I would never do that!” These people usually think of the dictionary definition of a vagabond as “…a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job.” I prefer Ralph … Continued

Please enjoy this Guest Post from Dave at Dave’s Travel Corner: Deter Family Vineyards Thanks to George and Lisa for this guest post! I first met them early this year at a travel blogging event at the Biltmore in downtown and have since been to several of their events including the very well attended Meet … Continued

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

Turbulent Tonga Part II: “Toni’s Guesthouse Tour” The Ukranian Dracula lady, had just finished assaulting Jackie when we arrived at 10:00am.  Dracula had mistook the poor Brit for my wife Lisa, who simply “wouldn’t open the damn window” of the van when we arrived last night.  The Ukrainian scowled at Lisa but didn’t dare approach her while … 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