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Burning Man 2018 : Homecoming

Posted by Ted on Sep 10, 2018 in Burning Man

It [wasn’t] the best of times,
it [wasn’t] the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity,
it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness,
it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair,
we had everything before us

As the last of the block ice from Camp Arctica was melting, we began the sorting and washing of our playafied clothes. A week later it’s just about done, and the RV is recovering in … [Read more]

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The Three Keys to Successful Couples Travel

Posted by Ted on Dec 31, 2012 in Philosophy, Travel, Vagabonding

We wondered if we’d all kill each other. Instead we had a ball.

Those words of wisdom were from Brenna Redpath, one of a growing number of Vagabonding Case Studies that I’ve been curating. She and her family of four spent fourteen months traveling across much of Europe and parts of Morocco and Peru. It’s not unreasonable to imagine that being in such close quarters for a long time could be a recipe for drama.

However, both the fear and the happy realization are common among traveling couples and families. Are you thinking of taking an extended trip … [Read more]

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Advantages of Couples Travel

Posted by Ted on Nov 30, 2012 in Philosophy, Travel, Vagabonding
Some might think that long-term travel as a couple is a recipe for drama. However, this is usually not the case. More often than not, it is both a rewarding experience, and can be an easier journey than if traveling solo.

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Meet, Plan, Go! Nationwide Event – Oct 16, 2012

Posted by Ted on Oct 11, 2012 in Events, Travel, Vagabonding

Mention the words ‘career break’ to someone, and there’s a number of thoughts they might have, depending on whether their break was intentional or not.

Regardless of the reason that one might find themselves in a break in their career, such breaks can be used for people taking time out of their career for personal and/or professional development.

That’s just what the organizers of Meet, Plan, Go! strive to inspire by getting as many people as possible involved in conversation about the benefits of taking a career break in order to travel the world. Confidence, problem solving skills, and expanding … [Read more]

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Photo Friday: Kitty in the Kava Bowl

Posted by Ted on May 18, 2012 in Photography, Travel

What some may not realize is that Fiji is not an island, but an archipelago of over 300 islands. We chose the third largest, Taveuni, so that we might dive the Great White Wall.

Of the two places we stayed at, the first was by far the best. Coconut Grove was easy, beautiful, and made us feel at home. The toasted coconut bread in the morning certainly didn’t hurt.

Some nights, guests would join a couple of musicians around the kava bowl, taking turns drinking brown sludge out of a hollowed out coconut. The sludge tasted about how … [Read more]

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