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5 Easy Tips to Travel When You’re Broke

Photo on Visual Hunt Many people approach the prospect of traveling with a misconception that they need gobs of money to do it right. In reality, this is only true to an extent. If “doing it right” means traveling first class, dining on the finest cuisine, and living like royalty, then this is true. However, if your objective is to simply experience the world in a different light and make some lifelong memories, you don’t need deep pockets to do so. There are all kinds of tricks and hacks to cover your bases with a minimal budget. Let’s discuss. Look for […]

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In defense of the 2-week vacation

How long was your last vacation? More importantly, when was the last time you took a vacation? My wife and I just returned from a twelve-day safari in Africa (photos and story coming soon!), and friends I have from the UK and Europe average three to four weeks off per year. Vacations like this seem to be the exception for Americans rather than the rule – Americans earn, and take, less vacation than virtually any other industrialized country in the world. The data for Americans are staggering: