How I Simplified My Life—for the Better

After my 30th birthday, I thought it was about time to finally purchase a new car for myself, and my family. So I did, and I did it in a big way. I walked into the Acura dealership, picked out my gray MDX, and signed the loan papers for an over $700 monthly payment for […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Get Global Entry

It’s 5am and my Lyft driver has come to pick me up at my hotel in Atlanta. I have a 6:30am flight to catch. With boarding starting at 6am, I figure I can get to the airport in thirty minutes and get to the departure gate on time. Still bleary-eyed and exhausted from keeping up the […]

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7 Tips to Save Big Money on Airfare

The sobering reality of airfares is that everyone on the airplane has paid different prices. One person paid $500 for their roundtrip tickets from San Francisco to Shanghai, while you paid $1,500 for the same tickets. So how do you not become the person who paid 3x more for the same flights as the person […]

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5 Steps to Stop Bad Habits

Some bad habits will kill you, literally. Drug abuse, smoking, and excessive alcohol consumption are a few of the lifestyle habits that can chop years off your life and create a lifetime of health problems. And there are habits that will slowly kill you in other ways. These bad habits include activities such as drinking […]

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10 Ways to Protect Your House from Burglary While Traveling

Your house has everything in it: your photo albums, keys, credit cards, furniture, clothes, jewelry, electronics, and everything you deem valuable. The things that are most important to you need to be protected. Whether you’re on a trip for a few days or a few months, these are the top 10 things you need to […]

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The Inconvenient Truth of Life Changing Travel

Travel has changed my life. More specifically, extended international travel has changed my perspective about my life and the world I live in. My world hasn’t dramatically changed, but the lens through which I look at my world has changed. This is not necessarily a good thing because a new lens on life makes me […]

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Day Dreamer – Cindy Bailey of My Little Vagabonds

Cindy Bailey, writer and blogger at My Little Vagabonds, is a Day Dreamer; she decided to make her dreams a reality by making travel an integral part of her family’s lifestyle. After about a year through various countries in Europe and many national parks in the USA, Cindy and her family are currently traveling through Southeast Asia […]

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Why We Travel With Kids

Over the span of eighteen months of international travel in the past three years, we’ve traveled to eighteen countries on four different continents with our two daughters. In six of those countries, our daughters have attended local schools from one month to three months at a time. We’ve traveled with our kids, early and often.  […]

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6 Reasons Why Life Without TV Is Better

Blasphemy, you say. Life without TV cannot be better than a life with it. Not with 4K, UltraHD, Blu-Ray, On-Demand, Streaming, and everything else out there. Without TV, there’d be no daily hum of CNN, ESPN, Food Network, and the Today Show in our lives every day. But let me tell you, life without TV […]

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How to Finally Take Your Leap of Faith

Change is hard, but it’s necessary. Change is how you grow and become your most authentic self. But changing something in your life means stepping out of your comfort zones, confronting your limitations, and facing your fears. And that’s incredibly scary! Making meaningful change in your life requires taking that proverbial leap of faith. You […]

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