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    3-Step Process to Handling Theft

    It happens to every long-term traveler eventually: you will be robbed, burglarized, or otherwise inconvenienced. For us, it happened in Canada. Edwin and I had parked the car ...

    On October 12, 2016 / By
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    Spokane: A Hidden Gem

    Washington State is one of exquisite beauty. For most of my life, the Pacific Northwest was a region known for rain, Bigfoot, and for a tragic period in high ...

    On October 1, 2016 / By
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    Flirting With Life

    Someone one said, “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.'” In the ...

    On September 25, 2016 / By
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    The First 1,000 Miles

    Since August 30, I’ve traversed more than 1,000 miles of United States highway. The trip has been long and winding, and at times utterly exhausting. I’ve watched as ...

    On September 11, 2016 / By
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    Japan and the Snow-Covered Landscape

    Niigata is a world in itself, but what I remember is the snow. I boarded the train before dawn. Tokyo’s Shinkansen speeds along at 200 miles per hour. The countryside ...

    On July 22, 2016 / By
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    A Night at the Jazz Showcase

    There’s something about jazz that goes hand in hand with travel. Travel was a major part of the Jazz Age. The greatest writers of history divided their time ...

    On June 30, 2016 / By
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    Rainy Weather, Delayed Flights, Flying Stewardesses

    Southern weather is always a bit unpredictable. If you don’t like the rain, give it five minutes. Or in yesterday’s case, an hour and a half. When the ...

    On June 27, 2016 / By
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    One Year

    At this time last year, I set foot on American soil for the first time in six months. (Well, not really. I did visit an embassy while abroad, ...

    On June 2, 2016 / By
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    The Best Travel Songs

    There are certain songs that inspire a sense of longing in us. These songs open our ears to the calling of the open road, igniting a wanderlust you ...

    On November 30, 2015 / By
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    It’s nearing October. It’s been almost four months since I returned from my travels. I’ve spent my time reading, catching up on television, video games, and more. I ...

    On September 25, 2015 / By