Thumb Butte Hike

One of the most popular hiking trails in the Prescott area is a less than 10-minute drive from downtown. The iconic rock formation at the top of this trail is Thumb Butte. Since the Yavapai lived in the area, they have used the rock as a defense settlement. Now, the rock caters toward hikers and […]

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7 Things I Would Have Changed During My Travel

I have had five months to reflect on the 11 months that I travelled, and I can say that I would like to go back in time and give my 27-year-old self some frank advice. However, I can’t do that. Instead, I’ll give that advice to you, and hopefully, you won’t repeat some of my […]

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Dealing with Setbacks

OK. I’m going to be the first to admit that I should have updated a lot more than I have been over the last five months. With that being said, I do apologize. There are no excuses, and I promise not to take such a long hiatus again. So What Have You Been Doing? I […]

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Egypt Beyond the Headlines

Some might think a trip to Egypt is daunting, but for Andrea Boland, it was a trip she has no regrets about taking. The year before had been the Arab Spring. Cable news was wrought with headlines about the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak from power. Protests were still going on when the Toronto-native arrived […]

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How to Avoid Bad Schools While Teaching English

Teaching English is one of the most popular ways to earn money while traveling, but how do people make sure they’re making the right decision before they sign a contract? According to Bill Rhodes, a first-year English teacher in Seoul, South Korea, he advises to do research ahead of time. “There are a lot of […]

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