Archive for the ‘SERIES’ Category

Smart Tips for Your First Time in Paris

Smart Tips for Your First Time in Paris
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul & Ian Fraser. IF YOU EVER visit a city of which you don’t know the language, I advise you to do proper research before leaving. It may or may not be that mild case of OCD I suspect myself of having, but nonetheless I think it’s...
October 31st, 2011 | EUROPE, SERIES, STAFF, TRAVEL PREP | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Making Disney Friends

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Making Disney Friends
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. I’M VERY HAPPY with my Disney obsession. I’ve met many wonderful people because of it. In 2001, while searching for discounts for one of our first Disney World vacations, I found a Disney message board. I learned a...
October 21st, 2011 | MEMORIES, SERIES, STAFF, Theme Parks, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Costa Rica Highlights

Becoming Location Independent: Costa Rica Highlights
By staff writer Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Jon Lee. WHEN JON AND I told friends and family we were coming to Costa Rica for three months, it was incredible how many people had been here—or knew someone who had. Statistics show that approximately 2 million visitors come to this tiny country every...
October 12th, 2011 | COSTA RICA, Critters & Wildlife, DINING, LOCATION INDEPENDENT, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Expectations and Reality

Becoming Location Independent: Expectations and Reality
By staff writer Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Jon Lee. This is the fourth post in a series by Lisa Carter about an experiment in becoming location independent. Links to the other three in the series can be found in the first paragraph below, and at the end of the post. Here we are! After careful decisions,...
September 28th, 2011 | COSTA RICA, LOCATION INDEPENDENT, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Cape Reinga, New Zealand and the Awesome Bus

Cape Reinga, New Zealand and the Awesome Bus
Story by staff writer JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram. 7 a.m. on a foggy morning in Paihia saw us introduced to Spike, the driver of the Awesome bus. To call him a character would be an understatement, but I can think of no one better to introduce you to the “top bit” of New Zealand....
September 21st, 2011 | Beaches, CHARACTERS, Forests, Lighthouses, NEW ZEALAND, ROAD TRIPS, SERIES, Spirituality, STAFF | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Technology, Business and Personal

Becoming Location Independent: Technology, Business and Personal
By staff writer Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Jon Lee. This is Part III in a series on becoming location independent. In Part I, Lisa shared the process of deciding when, where and how to start the experiment. In Part II she talked about arranging the essentials, such as accommodation and what to...
September 13th, 2011 | COSTA RICA, LOCATION INDEPENDENT, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Cast Members

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Cast Members
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. ONE OF MY favorite things about Walt Disney World is meeting the many Cast Members that work all around the world. Disney refers to all their employees as Cast Members, or CMs for short. Almost every Cast Member we’ve encountered...
September 9th, 2011 | SERIES, STAFF, Theme Parks, USA MAINLAND | Read More