Visiting the Twelve Tribes, Czech Republic

The controversial movement of the Twelve Tribes follows religious teachings specific to the first century church as reported in the biblical Book of Acts. I visited the Preserved Seed Farm in the Czech Republic for a short weekend to learn about this intentional community. Typically, community visits are reported through…

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Vuno, Albania – The Little Village with Big Charms

Vuno, Albania is the little village with loads of culture. Throughout my travels, it’s one of the places that caught my heart the most–with it’s fresh olive oil, local cuisine, Byzantine history, and farm animals, Vuno is worth a visit for all travelers looking to get off the beaten path.…

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The American Southwest with No More Deaths – Guest Post

Interested in experiencing in the American Southwest with a purpose much stronger than tourism? No More Deaths is an organization providing humanitarian aid to people crossing the Sonoran Desert. Guest author, Brian Traut, shares his reflections on his time with the nonprofit. Brian Traut and I met while both living…

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Rijeka – Croatia’s Authentic Port City

Tired of over-crowded tourist cities where the beaches are filled with vendors selling kitschy crap? Still want to enjoy the Croatian coastline? With so many things to do in Rijeka, this is one off-the-main-drag city that just might be what you needed. Rijeka is located to the east of Croatian…

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Community Interview: Park Istra

Park Istra is a community initiative focusing on sustainable development in Slovenia. The founders live communally alongside volunteers from around the world to address the various needs of local throughout the Istria countryside. After moving from Prague, I headed south to explore different intentional communities and do a little “work away” travel.…

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Best Travel Apps – Tech to Make Your Travels Easier

Smart phones, those tiny computers that live in our pockets, can make a big difference when traveling. Save yourself some stress and download these best travel apps for your next big trip. Stay connected, stay safe, stay happy. Recently, a friend reached out asking me for my favorite travel apps.…

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Finding Vienna’s Soul: Best of Vienna in Two Days

Best of Vienna in two days

Is Vienna Truly Soulless?! Before visiting Vienna, I really hesitated. While living in Prague, I only seemed to hear bad things. Vienna is too expensive! There’s not much to do in Vienna! And the most all-encompassing one: Vienna has no soul. Well, whenever I hear bad things about a place…

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Solo Travel in the High Tatras, Slovakia

Trains are fantastic. Do y’all know about trains?! With a train, you can turn a two-day break from working yer ass off in Praha into a magical mountain getaway in the High Tatras of Slovakia! Which is just what I did. Want to visit the High Tatras? Concerned because you’re…

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