Tag: little things


You don’t need to fly half way across the world or even the country to travel or to get in the traveler’s mindset. Finding a new part of town in the area where you live is a much more affordable way to seek new experiences and even learn a little more about the place where you live. I took a staycation and spent the night at...

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I’ve never cried on a plane before. But as I was 30,000 feet in the air somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean, the kindness of others melted my heart and tears flowed down my face. I was barely a few chapters into The Kindness Diaries and I was already feeling its emotional impact all throughout my being. Written by Leon Logothetis, he tells the story of his journey to circumnavigate...

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It’s that time of year! The holidays are just around the corner and many of us are likely busy in preparation for food, gifts, travel, and more. Here in the United States, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving shortly. Yet, quite often Thanksgiving ends up being more about the food and less about what really matters. Whether or not you will also be celebrating, being thankful for...

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After nearly eight hours in the air I finally arrived at my destination. The grass seemed to be such a vivid green, the people talked differently, and the streets looked like no city I had ever seen before. It was unfamiliarly beautiful and I was so excited to go explore that I couldn’t check in to my hotel fast enough. I had made it to Ireland for...

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The hot summer night enveloped me in all of its grandeur. I looked around at the piazza, bustling and lit up in the dark. There were vanishing vespas all around me, smells deliciously wafting over head, and the faint accordion’s lingering note coming down the cobblestones to reach my ears. It was one of those moments in the movies, where everything stops, and you take...

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Travel Moments: Hannah and Adam of Getting Stamped The moment in our travels where the little things were some of the most memorable came when we were camping under the stars in Africa. The night sky is something we never really paid attention to at home, but when we’re traveling it’s one of those little things we look forward to. There is something extra special...

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Travel Moments: Kaspars and Una of We Are From Latvia December 8, 2013. India. We have been cycling across India for almost 2 months, and in a few days we are planning to arrive in Goa, to spend a month living in an apartment by the ocean. The sun is setting. We are reaching the top of the mountain. And we are exhausted. But the...

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Tour Your Hometown: Jen of the Trusted Traveller 1. For starters, where is your current hometown and how long have you lived there? I’m a born and bred Sydneyite and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Apart from two years living in London I’ve lived here for the other 30 years of my life. 2. For many people, travel is not always feasible or...

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Travel Moments: Hanne of Places People Stories In 2011 I celebrated Christmas with a local family in the countryside of Uganda. It is one of the moments I remember best from 5 years of travels, and it makes me smile just thinking about the good times we shared that Christmas day. For me it was a very different Christmas. After a long car-ride we arrived,...

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