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4 Signs It's Time to Head Home from Travel

4 Signs It’s Time to Go Home From Travel

I’ve been traveling the world for over ten months straight now, notching a dizzying 41 countries over six continents during that time. This big trip has been a blast — the most fun year of my life, by a wide margin. But I’m finally starting to feel like the signs are telling me it’s time […]

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Travel is fatal to prejudice: reflections

My Favorite Mark Twain Travel Quote

“ Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. ” – Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain’s travel quote that […]

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Top Experiences Travelling the World for Almost a Year

My Top Experiences Traveling the World

Since I left home in Denver, Colorado in September, 2016, I’ve had a lot of adventures across forty-plus countries and six continents. Below I’ve compiled a running list, in no particular order, of somet of my more fond memories and top experiences traveling the world. Let me know what you think in the comments – […]

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English language travel privilege

The Travel Privilege of the English Language: Linguistic Imperialism?

Let’s face it, native English speakers are born into a special form of travel privilege. English is not the most widely spoken language in the world, but in most popular travel destinations it is the universal language. From ordering a coffee at a cafe, to arranging to pick up the keys from an AirBnB host, to being […]

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