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Sensoji Temple in Tokyo

The Importance of Leaving Room for Flexibility When you make travel plans

We are on a gradual descent back into normal reality. We are on the flight from Tokyo to Los Angeles, turning the clock backwards 12 hours and crossing the date line, so we will be arriving the day before we left (I love the time warp that happens traveling back from Asia, and seeing the […]

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Boldly Go: How seeing the world has removed much of my fear of travel

She admonished me first not to go (though she knew that wouldn’t be an argument that she would win.)  She then told us that she thought that we shouldn’t ride on the metro in Madrid, because terrorists often target subways for bombings. My mother has never been to Europe, so she obviously had no idea […]

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McDonalds Sign in Morocco

Our Love/Hate Relationship with McDonalds While Traveling

There is no escaping it.  Our fast food obsession has spread worldwide and rarely are we able to find a destination without this ever present reminder of all of the things that I dislike about our broken food system in the United States (though this is a topic perhaps for another blog post, or maybe […]

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