The Traveling Parent Manifesto

30th Jan, 2012

Today’s post is by my dear friend Angela. She’s guest-blogged for me once before, and since then, she’s had a kid, started freelancing, launched her own site, and hopped around…

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10 Tips for Better Self-Portrait...

12th Jan, 2012

Over the years, I’ve amassed an impressive collection of self-portraits from our travels (and roped my poor, innocent husband into a few shots as well). I take them with one…

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Ask the Everywhereist: About Dating,...

  I am always amazed when people ask me for travel advice. I will often turn around to see precisely who they are talking to. Even if it’s in an…

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Top Ten Peru Travel Tips (spoiler: bring...

1st Dec, 2011

Historically, the times that I’ve actually known what I was talking about have been few and far between. This is particularly true when it comes to travel, or geography, or…

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Cures for Altitude Sickness From a...

8th Nov, 2011

– With the exception of my thighs and derriere, I am not what you would call a hearty girl (though those two parts of me could survive drought, famine, pestilence,…

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The Definitive Guide to Taxi Cabs in...

7th Nov, 2011

– Haggling is an art form, and my mother is Picasso. Analyze her technique too closely, and it will fall apart, but stand back far enough, and a masterpiece emerges.…

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16 Peruvian foods (and drinks) you must...

1st Nov, 2011

Hey folks – my apologies for the blog being so thin lately. I’ve been on the road – a┬álot – and I can’t seem to justify spending my days sitting…

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WTF Weds: Don’t Flush Toilet Paper...

12th Oct, 2011

– When I left for Peru, I took a small pack of tissues with me. I’d read that in more rural areas, we might not find toilet paper in public…

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7 Home Remedies for Damn Itchy Bug and...

29th Sep, 2011

Hi – I’m back! Forgive the lag in blogging. I blame Peru. That place is magical. I’ve loads to tell you about that trip – and heck, I’m not even…

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