life past LA, how i fell off my wagon
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Travel and falling off your life wagon at 40

 Los Angeles. I looked out at the smog-clouded city and its diorama of  street grids, freeways and moving car ants.  Giant Hollywood film billboards dot buildings as a reminder of an urban succubus, wooing millions of young, aspiring artists to live out

July 29, 2014 24
How to Make Money Traveling, How to Make Money Living Abroad, best travel jobs, teach english in korea, teach english overseas, teach english, teach summer camp overseas
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How to Make Money Traveling & Living Abroad (PI: Travel Jobs)

  If your dream is to travel and/or live abroad, then you must’ve asked yourself the question:  How can I make money to travel or live abroad?  I get it.  I’ve

April 28, 2014 15
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Surviving a last-minute trip | Things I did well (Part 2 )

Well, I did it!

I went on my last-minute travel break and I survived it.

It was heaven.

… And stress.

January 12, 2013 2
lantau island buddha, giant buddha hong kong
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The Last-minute trip that Saved my Life! (Part I)

Planning.

Like life, booking travel abroad generally involves a fair bit of planning.

Or so I thought…

Last year, people asked me if I had a travel plans. What a ridiculous question– of course I had plans!

January 6, 2013 14
world is a book
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Why I won’t hang up my travel shoes.

A few months at most… I’ll go back home just long enough to find another job to get me back to Korea.” That’s what I told myself. Returning to the U.S. was the furthest thing from my plan.

My Hindu astrologer in Dharamsala quoted a year. I had difficulty believing him. A year later,… the stars were right.

December 22, 2012 23
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Returning from a Gap Year: 9 Tips to Starting Over

Here are 7 tips to Starting Over:

• Find a job… any job.

It doesn’t matter what your major or career was before you left.

December 3, 2012 10
jumping the gap year
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Returning from a Gap Year & the Morbid idea of Starting Over

Returning to the U.S. after two years abroad was the bravest move I could make.

It also occasionally has felt like the stupidest.

There’s only one fear which plagues the backseat of every gap year | long-term traveler| expat’s insecurity…

November 25, 2012 25
Back in Hawaii
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Coming home after a gap year? Well, get ready for a shock…

How did it feel being back in the U.S.? I’m going to be honest. It kinda blew.

October 22, 2012 83
Keimyung University
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How to Survive University Job Interviews in Korea

The majority foreigners working in Korea teach English. As a foreigner, getting a job offer to teach a specialty aside from English is unlikely. Not impossible. It’s just not a job that you’ll find commonly posted for a foreigner.

February 6, 2012 33
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