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Becoming Location Independent: Arranging the Essentials

Becoming Location Independent: Arranging the Essentials
By guest blogger Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Jon Lee. This is Part II in a series on becoming location independent. In Part I, Lisa shared the process of deciding when, where and how to start the experiment. WHEN JON AND I could no longer sort through the myriad decisions required to take our freelance...
September 7th, 2011 | COSTA RICA, GUEST BLOGGERS, LOCATION INDEPENDENT, SERIES | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Decisions, Decisions

Becoming Location Independent: Decisions, Decisions
By guest blogger Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Lisa Carter. LAST JANUARY, my partner Jon and I were just back from a five-week trip, and my feet were already itchy. But not for a vacation. This time, I was ready to put our talk of becoming location independent into practice. We had long wanted to...
August 21st, 2011 | COSTA RICA, GUEST BLOGGERS, LOCATION INDEPENDENT, SERIES | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Resort Stays, Codes, and Other Useful Park Tips

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Resort Stays, Codes, and Other Useful Park Tips
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. Feature photo (see right): Wilderness Lodge, A WDW deluxe resort OUR FIRST TRIP to Walt Disney World was in 1996. Mike and I didn’t know about reduced rates on accommodations so we paid what they call rack rate, which basically...
August 6th, 2011 | SERIES, STAFF, Theme Parks | Read More

Tatapouri, New Zealand

Tatapouri, New Zealand
Story by guest blogger JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram. TATAPOURI CAN BE found on the eastern cape of New Zealand’s North Island. Despite its proximity to the city of Gisbourne (the nation’s surfing capital), Tatapouri is gloriously quiet and secluded. It may be set on one of the country’s...
August 3rd, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, NEW ZEALAND, ROAD TRIPS, SERIES | Read More

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. In my previous article for Milliver’s Travels I covered walking through Paris. Some of my most marvelous memories are walking through secret found places, and the streets I recognized after walking down them even only once the previous...
July 26th, 2011 | EUROPE, Historic/Museums, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. I HAVE LOVED all things Disney since before I can remember. I wanted to be Annette Funicello from The Mickey Mouse Club. When I got a bit older, it was Haley Mills from the movies on The Wonderful World of Disney: the original...
July 16th, 2011 | SERIES, STAFF, Theme Parks | Read More

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket
Review by guest writer Vicki Lathom. Photos & video Copyright © Vicki Lathom. WHO WOULD HAVE thought that my article on Chico the Boat Dog would take on a life of its own? Not only did I get blog comments and Facebook feedback on the story, but I also got a request from the creator of an inflatable...
July 9th, 2011 | Critters & Wildlife, GUEST BLOGGERS, Reviews, SERIES, VIDEOS | Read More