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Flippin’ Your Fins You Don’t Get Too Far

Legs are required for jumping, dancing Strolling along down a … What’s that word again? Streeeeeeet AKA – use those legs and get out there :) I wanted to expand on a thought I mentioned in an earlier post. And let me preface this with a total acknowledgment that nobody is made of money and we all have responsibilities at home / work that keep us tethered to…

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Why Travel?

Why travel? What’s the point? It’s expensive and scary and you feel inept fumbling around an unfamiliar city. Well, if that’s how you feel then you’re definitely missing the point. And here’s where I’ll flip those doubts and fears into exactly why you should travel – in just two easy steps! Spend money on experiences not things. This one might be my favorite – and perhaps advice that…

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Colors of Tsukiji

I’m a sucker for a good open air market. What better way to get elbow to elbow with a throng of locals and tourists alike. The Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo is home to the world’s largest wholesale fish and seafood market and houses a daily auction for tuna to be shipped all over the world. It’s a free sight to see (the market, not the auction –…

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10-4 Good Buddy

Okay I’m gonna get a little sappy and reflective for a second. Feel free to go “aaawwwww” at the end of my ramblings here. That’s allowed. – Perhaps one of the most important things I’ve learned from traveling, no matter the destination or duration, is what a difference a good travel buddy can make. I’m so grateful for my friend Sarah, who has luckily become one of my…

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Shibuya Arrival

Our bloodshot eyes strain to make out English subtitles on Japanese signs directing commuters where to catch trains heading in every direction. Our massive suitcases stand around us like 300 pound linemen trying to look over our shoulders at the map. Linemen that we have to wheel from train to train. Our arrival in Japan feels surreal. Is it 10pm in Tokyo or 3am in LA? I don’t…