Most of us set goals around January 1 and forget about them by February. This past year, for the first time, I tried to remember and make progress on my goals all year long. Here’s how I measured up–and my resolutions for 2012.
I recently hosted San Francisco’s version of the national Meet, Plan, Go! event. This post focuses on two panelists’ anecdotes about taking a major break from their careers for the sake of travel and personal fulfillment. In other words, doing what many thought was “crazy” because it seemed so risky and unconventional.
Where do you go on the web to research round-the-world travel and career breaks? Start here for a comprehensive list of helpful websites for travel planning, budgeting, accommodations, voluntourism, working abroad, packing and more.
Out of the blue, I received an email from a man who reminded me why I’m hosting the Meet, Plan, Go event in one month, and why I care so much about long-term family travel. This is the story of his family–a Romanian family of five living in New York–and how they are leaving everything […]
In six weeks I’m hosting a big event to extol the virtues of long-term travel and encourage people to think outside the box in terms of their career and life choices. Yet I find myself struggling to walk the talk. Taking a big, meaningful trip again is starting to feel impossible for a number of […]
Two years ago, Angela and Jason Rehm left their home with their young son to being a journey across the Americas in a rebuilt VW van. In an interview, they describe how they live life on the road, where they’d like to return and why the long journey is worth it all.
Do you want to take a break and travel the world? Of course you do—who doesn’t? It’s the ultimate dream. The trick is moving from dreaming to doing. Attend the Meet, Plan, Go event I’m hosting October 18 to find out how. Here’s info on the panelists, along with career and travel advice from one.
In many ways, the year after the year away has been a journey for us, too. This post highlights the challenges and rewards of “re-entry”–of returning home, re-establishing a routine, and adjusting professionally and personally after extended travel.
It’s time to put the “trip” back in The Runner’s Trip with travel-related news about the Meet, Plan, Go! gathering I’m hosting in San Francisco. If you feel stuck … if you want to run away on a big adventure … if you want to change your perspective and expand your mind … if you […]
I’m hosting an event in San Francisco to help others plan and fulfill their extended-travel dreams. Read more about it—and find out why we went on our journey, in spite of a list of reasons not to, and why we concluded “it’s the best thing we ever did.”