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  • The lady’s guide to the TSA

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    July 16, 2012 | 10:01 am

    I’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately; almost every weekend for a while now and in addition to a terrible case of jet-lag I have picked up some tips on how to approach the complications of the TSA without sacrificing your dignity.  With summer travels upon us, many of us are...

  • Count Something Important (video)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    February 6, 2012 | 9:50 am

    Atul Gawande says in his book, Better, count something interesting, be it an object or an abstract concept, and you will learn interesting new ideas. Some people count the days to summer camp or the nights until a Saturday night date; I enjoy counting the countries I’ve visited.

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  • Bahia de Kino, The Foundation Part 1

    George Rajna

    December 12, 2011 | 3:53 pm

    Three years ago while my wife and I traveled around the world for a year, we spent some time in the Mongolian capitol of Ulaanbaaatar before heading into the emptiness of the Gobi Desert. While roaming the streets of the capitol one afternoon, we ran into a Canadian miner at a video...

  • Discovering Algeria: Exploring Timgad

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    December 6, 2011 | 10:38 am

    Guest Post by: Kit Herring

    Few people visit Algeria anymore because of internal strife, but I hitchhiked across the country in 1975.  Theses are some recollections of the country’s greatest archeological site, the Roman city of Timgad, as they appear in my novel, Descending the...

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  • Los Angeles Meet Plan Go, 106 of us together!

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    October 30, 2011 | 1:56 pm

    Thank you to everyone (all 106 of you) who joined us for our Meet Plan Go event Tuesday Oct 18!

    Some thoughts from those who attended:

    It was inspiring and encouraging to hear the stories and meet other people who have a desire for world travel like I do.

    I had never been to an...

  • First Step to Travel Dreams (slideshow)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    October 17, 2011 | 10:32 am

    Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.—Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Some people ask us, “How do you do it? How do you leave for a year?” Some tell us, “You are crazy; I would never do that!” These people usually think of a vagabond...