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Are You Weirdly Obsessed with Southwest Airlines?

Are You Weirdly Obsessed with Southwest Airlines?

Thank you Matt Melzer and Thrillist for allowing me to share about how Southwest Airlines saved my trip! There’s no charge to change a flight. So if you, like Los Angeles travel agent Lisa Niver, found that you’d booked a ticket in the wrong direction for a professional conference, you can change it without coughing up … Continued

explore with erin

Who can lose weight while traveling? Is that crazy?

I am honored to be featured on Explore with Erin about my personal weight loss story. I was fortunate to meet Erin when she was winning an award at Blogher and feature her in our Travel Influencer Series. “Erin is now paving the way with her new lifestyle, food and travel brand Explore With Erin. Her passion and expertise in social … Continued

Confessions: Teacher or Traveler?

Thank you to the Huffington Post for sharing my story: Why So Many of America’s Teachers Are Leaving The Profession John Owens in his book, Confessions of a Bad Teacher, shares that “America’s public school teachers are being loudly and unfairly blamed for the failure of our nation’s public schools.” As a 2012 nominee for the … Continued

Vietnam: You Never Want to Leave

Vietnam: Once You get there you never want to leave Everyone told me that Halong Bay is a must seen in Vietnam. But as I’m travelling on a shoestring budget, I’m not a big fan of organized trips. This time I made an exception as I met some friendly guys from Belgium in my hostel who convinced … Continued

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