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Leaving Merida and arriving in Mexico City

A Brief Update My last day in Merida, I was unfortunately struck down with stomach problems. (ie violent diarrhea) so spent most of the day in bed stewing in my own sweat. The glamour! I'm still sick today but made it to the airport and the flight to Mexico city was just under 2 hours.… Continue reading Leaving Merida and arriving in Mexico City

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Travel Book Recommendations

What better way to pass the long hours on a bus or plane than with a book? I am happiest with my bashed up old Kindle in a hammock (in some shade with a breeze). As much as I love turning pages, the Kindle is so compact and convenient for travel.  I'm pretty sure that… Continue reading Travel Book Recommendations

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Travel Vaccinations and Mosquitos

Getting sick when traveling is almost inevitable. Dehli Belly, Montezuma's revenge and even the just a chronic hangover, these are relatively minor situations but please take precautions with the more serious illnesses. I am thanking my lucky stars this week for my travel insurance because it only cost me $65 instead of $600. Regardless of… Continue reading Travel Vaccinations and Mosquitos

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Finishing Work and Hitting the Road

My last day in work was Friday and it confirmed for me that I am doing the right thing about leaving. I am convinced I never want to work in an office again and hopefully some travel will help me to figure out what I want. I want to be my own boss for sure… Continue reading Finishing Work and Hitting the Road

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Introverts Guide to Solo Travel

Travel is not for everyone. Solo travel is definitely not for everyone. However, if you are shy, awkward and have trouble making friends, taking a trip by yourself could be the best thing you ever do! If you haven't realized it already, being introverted is not always a bad thing and should not hold you… Continue reading Introverts Guide to Solo Travel