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  • How to Get Started: Traveling the World Teaching English thumbnail How to Get Started: Traveling the World Teaching English

    Want to travel the world but don’t have the money? Take a TEFL course and teach English. This is among the best ways to get started traveling and can always be something to fall back on if you run out of cash on the road.

  • Packing for Travel? Do a Dry Run

    How to avoid one of travel’s biggest pitfalls: overpacking.

  • How Do You Know If Travel Is What You Want To Do With Your Life

    How I figured out that perpetual travel was what I wanted to do.

  • Green Cities and Smiley Faces

    Howdy all. I know it’s been a while but I’ll try to bring everything up to date. The last couple of weeks have been pretty busy. I am now out of the house. It is officially sold. I’m staying for the next few days in Rosebud, Arkansas. I’ve still got a couple of things to [...]

  • The In-Between Times

    I’m sitting in a house that is half empty and half mine and, mentally, I’m only half here –  if that much. In-between times just suck. Basically, I am taking care of all the details that are necessary to complete a successful time trip from here to the closing date for the house. That date [...]

  • How to Make Travel with a Family on a Low Budget Possible

    Ok, I’ll admit, when I left the USA with my five month old baby and my adventurous traveler husband I didn’t know if it was possible to do what we were setting out to do: continuously travel the world on a tight budget, $25 to $30 a day for the both of us AND a [...]

  • Chinese Words…

    Don’t you just love it when something disastrous has just happened in your life and some fool(?) comes up and says “Don’t forget, the Chinese word for disaster is the same word for opportunity.” I mean, don’t you just love it! Well, I don’t know any Chinese so I can’t say if that observation is [...]

  • How to Find English Teaching Jobs Abroad

    How to get a job teaching English as a foreign language abroad? It’s easiest to get overseas teaching work with a minimum of a bachelors degree in any subject from a university in an English speaking country. However it’s possible to find work sometimes without this or by getting fake documentation. I wouldn’t recommend going [...]

  • Gap Year to Travel

    Should I take a gap year to travel? Hello Michael, It is my impression that going to university before you are ready is a good way to waste a lot of time and money. I have known many people who rushed into a post-secondary education, graduated at 22 years of age, and then realized that [...]

  • Waiting for Departure

    I’m currently at the Philadelphia Int’l airport waiting to board my plane.  Since I have internet access I thought I would upload some pictures taken over the past week.