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Teaching English in Beijing China

Top Ten Destinations for Teaching English in 2013

Getting paid to travel, teach and inspire is not something you see on a lot of job advertisements, but teaching English abroad is a fairly special career path. If you want to see the world, do something to shake up your life and have a great time doing it, teaching English abroad could be the answer. Take a look at these top ten tips of places to go…
Old Fashioned Phone

How to Call Home While on the Road

One of the hardest things to do while on the road is to talk to friends and family back home on a regular basis. They're generally living their normal lives, going to work and so forth while you're doing your own thing on the other side of the planet. Emailing, texting and video chatting all help immensely however what happens to those friends or relatives not plugged into the internet or on the cutting edge of technology? Sure you can send them a postcard and hope they're doing well however that's a little one sided and frankly, so 1880. Let's kick it up 50 or so years and remember how it was done for almost a hundred years. Most people still have a telephone and here's a quick rundown of traditional and not so traditional ways to phone internationally.
Abandoned Car

What To Do With Your Vehicle When You Travel

When planning an extended trip, it seems there are always a million questions that need to answered. What a lot of people don't realize is that figuring out where to go, where to stay and how to get there are sometimes the easiest, if not the funnest, problems that need to be solved. Even before taking that first step to adventure, there are some serious questions that need to be addressed. Over the years, we've been asked multiple times what we do with our vehicle back home when we travel. From leaving it on a farm to keeping it in a garage to leaving it on a lot we've done it all. Here's a few ideas and the pros and cons of each...
Fire Dancers on 5th Ave, Playa del Carmen

9 Reasons to Postpone Your Holiday Vacation

Are you one of the crazy holiday travelers who braves the lines, ignores the inflated prices, disregards the hordes of people, and makes it a policy to spread good cheer no matter where you happen to be? Well, go home and leave us in peace! Your infectious good spirit and desire to forego the traditional Holiday back home in favor of travel over the Christmas break is ruining my vacation! All kidding aside, if you haven't already booked your trip for next year yet, here are nine good reasons why you might want to rethink how great travel over Christmas break can be..
The open road travel preparation

Extended Travel – Preparations and To Do Lists

With November now upon us, we're under the gun to get everything sorted out and our stuff packed away as we make way for our next extended jaunt into the unknown. If you want to know what we have planned, feel free to check this post out. If not, we understand. Nothing spoils the magic of unfettered adventure like packing lists and real life to do lists.

If you're just curious to know where we're heading and for how long (here's a hint, it's going to be a very long trip) then just read the beginning. I promise I won't bore you too much. If you're thinking of taking off for your own extended trip, this post might give you an idea of the things you'll need to take care of before you go...