Balancing Work and Travel

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6 Non-Travel Careers to See the World

I spent a lot of time researching travel careers and jobs that allow you to travel as I entered college and for the most part found the same few opportunities: volunteering for a few years with Peace Corps, becoming a travel blogger or social media […]

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Planning Group Travel: HOPE Goes to Norway (Steps 1-3)

Next May, I’ll be leading a group of around 10 people on a week-long trip to Norway – all as part of my job! I currently work as the Mentoring Director for an undergraduate based program (HOPE) which trains college students to mentor juveniles who […]

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Woman of the Week: Hazel

Hazel is a Global Referrer and Business Relations Expert, public speaker on the topic of networking, and author, though she was a stay-at-home mom who hadn’t left the continental USA until around age 45. Hazel began working after her husband suffered an injury, quickly climbing her way […]

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Planning for Portugal: Step 1

I am currently planning a trip to 2.5 week trip to Portugal this early October and I thought I’d start sharing the planning as it unfolds to show you my process. In an earlier post, I outlined my 6 steps for building an itinerary. I will […]

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How I Ended Up Working in Prisons and Traveling the World

Before classes officially started my freshman year of college, I took part in a two-week seminar where I studied psychopathy and how it presented itself in children, learning about the ways our society treats those with psychological disorders and antisocial behavior. I was enthralled by […]