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I Want to Travel But Can’t Find a Travel Partner (aka Solo Travel Anxiety)

Not everyone has the same travel dreams that I do, so finding a friend that wants to do the exact thing is just not a possibility. Instead of sitting at home and thinking that I'll never be able to travel because I can't get so-and-so to do it, too, I simply decided to fulfill my dreams and set off on the solo road.
February 20, 2012 · Continue Reading · 26
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Getting Out of Istanbul Alive

When you travel in a country that is well-known for bad driving -- notorious for it even -- you might start to worry as soon as your taxi driver decides to answer his phone while driving at 80mph. Turkey is one of the most dangerous driving countries in the world. Here are my experiences from just 4 days in Istanbul.
January 3, 2012 · Continue Reading · 12
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How a Physio Will Help Me Travel Better

Obviously he wanted to hear the whole story because people don't really hurt themselves walking. No, he wanted to get to the bottom of it – why I found myself over the previous weekend confined to my bed popping Voltaren pills waiting for my inflamed ITB's to die down, while in the back of my mind I was wondering if I would even be able to go on my upcoming trip to Bishkek because I couldn't walk.
October 10, 2011 · Continue Reading · 9
Day 108: Mmm... calorie-filled pasta.

Day 108: Calorie Counting & How It May Impact Upcoming Travels

Day 108: Mmm... calorie-filled pasta.
I’m never really one to count calories when trying to control my weight. Instead, I’d rather hit up a bit more exercise to counteract the bad that I often put in my body, especially when I travel, but as of lately, I’ve gotten into a slump. With working from home and recent ankle/foot issues, I’ve… Read more
April 19, 2011 · Continue Reading · 17
Day 102: Keeping Out the Cold... and Disease

Day 102: We’re All Passionate People When It Comes to Travel Health Care

Day 102: Keeping out the cold... and disease... and bad stuff that's everywhere.
Enlighten me. Please. Show me where you’re coming from because I just cannot understand it. My post about scary shit about travel really opened up a can of worms — maybe not so much with everyone who read it, but more with me. All I wanted to… Read more
April 13, 2011 · Continue Reading · 23

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