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Fine Tuning the Body (and mind) for Travel

by Beth Whitman (August 4th, 2014)

Since starting my training last year for the Snowman Trek, I’ve become hyper aware of how exercise, nutrition and diet affect my body and mind. Most importantly, I’ve come to realize how much control I have over my energy levels, happiness and strength. And I don’t just mean I’ve noticed that eating a veggie burger […]

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International Driving Permit FAQs

by Beth Whitman (June 30th, 2014)

U.S. citizens: Have you ever driven more than 50 miles into Canada? If so, did you know that you are required to have an International Driving Permit to do so? I was floored when I found this out. I’ve driven into and through Canada on more occasions than I can count (including two trips to […]

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Do Travel and Politics Mix?

by Beth Whitman (June 24th, 2014)

There was a discussion on a Facebook group I belong to about whether we should make our travel choices based on the politics of the government of where we’re considering visiting. Specifically, a woman expressed her dismay about a travel blogging conference being held in Sri Lanka, a country she believes has a record of […]

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