Category Archives: Tips from The Travelling Twin

The20Project

Well, I’ve been involved with The20Project since it’s inception back on January 1st of this year, but I suppose I’ve been so busy with life and helping organize the launch event for this awesome book that I just plain forgot … Continue reading

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My life is not a ‘permanent vacation’

I updated my Facebook status a while back, and a friend commented partially in jest that they thought my life was a ‘permanent vacation’.  I’ve known this friend since I was 4, and while I knew she was kidding around a … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Love Train Travel

Originally posted on GLOBAL DETOUR:
? Back in the day, it was predicted that train travel was just a passing phase. It was believed that it would never survive as a long term travel solution because the back flowing fumes…

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Eight random, and hopefully helpful, tips about travel

In my experience of travelling, I have learned a few practical things that I thought I would pass along to help make your journeys a bit easier: 1. Have a travelling ‘comfort kit’. Mine includes earplugs, hair elastics, bobby pins, eye … Continue reading

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18 Life Lessons Learned From Traveling The World

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
kokorowashinjin I never thought I would still be nomadic. My original round-the-world trip was only supposed to last one year before I went back home, found a “real” job, settled down, and by now, be…

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The joys (and fears) of packing

Today I leave for my next big adventure; yesterday I had to pack for it. I thought I was doing well, because as of the day before yesterday I’d laid almost everything out like I usually do (but in a … Continue reading

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half packed

Instead of doing anything even mildly interesting tonight, I am now (very proudly) half packed!!  I decided to start with the easy stuff, my clothes.  Packing for two weeks, a month, half a year or longer is basically the same … Continue reading

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