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#VolunteerAbroadBecause ... You'll Make Meaningful Connections

Madeline Marquardt is a writer, photographer, and paddler currently based in Grand Marais, Minnesota. She has worked as a sea kayaking guide in the Apostle Islands, English teacher in Armenia, and paddled and hiked extensively throughout the Lake Superior Region and state of Michigan. You can find her at madelinemarquardt.com, where she writes about the outdoors and adventure travel.

History Comes Alive at Colorado’s Vista Verde Ranch

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Apr 13, 2021 / 0 comments

As we drove on the long driveway, bounded by deep mounds of snow, leading into Colorado’s Vista Verde Ranch, I admired the pristine beauty of the dude ranch’s spectacular location, approximately 25 miles north of Steamboat Springs. I simultaneously began to wonder about the original settlers who were compelled to reside in this remote wilderness which is now surrounded mostly by the Routt National Forest.

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Leaving Home to Find Ourselves

Most of us stumble into adulthood a little battered and bruised, which means we must attend to our wounds before leaping into the lives we were meant to lead. Maybe we have patterns of behavior that involve abandoning ourselves in times of stress. Perhaps our responses to love are still subject to the family programming we received as children. Or maybe our lives have been adversely impacted by a materialistic society steeped in straight, white, cis male supremacy. Whatever the case, nobody is beyond the power of redemption or outside the reach of kindness.   

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An Excerpt from VIDAS: Deep in Mexico and Spain: Lolo

Publisher’s note: We are pleased to publish this excerpt from the powerful new book by Edward Stanton, VIDAS: Deep in Mexico and Spain, the first travel memoir to deal with the world’s two most populous Spanish-speaking countries in one volume. A chapter of this book has already won the 2021 Grand Prize (bronze) for Best Travel Writing in the 15th annual Solas Awards.

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Traveling With Open Eyes

Publisher’s note: We are so pleased to publish this excerpt from an extraordinary new book by Neil J. Farber, MD, entitled Serendipity: Recognizing and Utilizing Common Everyday Events to Enhance Your Life and Career. In it, Dr. Neil Farber uses powerful examples of serendipity from history and his own life to show you the skills you need to prepare for, recognize, and ultimately take advantage of everyday unexpected occurrences. 

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Happy Dantedì! Celebrating Dante’s 700th Anniversary

Established in 2020, Dantedì is the Italian national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri. The date of March 25 was chosen because it was recognized by scholars as the day on which the poet embarked on his journey in the afterlife in the Divine Comedy.

Happy Dantedì! Celebrating Dante’s 700th Anniversary

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Travel Expert's Practical Advice for Moving Abroad

What would it be like to move to a new country, not to visit but to live there, to relocate your life?

Travel Expert's Practical Advice for Moving Abroad

Maybe that's a long time plan you are researching. Perhaps it's a passing dream you've thought of now and then. Maybe A Better Life for Half the Price, the title of Tim Leffel's book, has you curious.

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22.33 Stories: Seasoned by an American (with Lenny Russo)

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: Season 01, Episode 20 - Seasoned by an American (with Lenny Russo)

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Lessons in hope & patience–waiting for travel to return

by Stacey Ebert /
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Mar 01, 2021 / 0 comments

In the United States, we’re now officially entering the 12th month of the global pandemic. It’s probable that even if you’ve been living under a rock, in some way or another, your life has been affected by COVID-19. This past year, we’ve been living under a microscope.

The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!

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Feb 03, 2021 / 0 comments

Toward the end of 2020, my boyfriend and I had the most wonderful time driving across almost all of Scotland. For 2 months, we explored the stunning coastlines and rugged mountain peaks. We spent all but a few nights wild camping, enjoying the calm and scenic countryside Scotland has to offer.

NC500 roads. From The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!
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