Get out there and explore with your own  J-Term

Create your own J-Term and Explore!

When I was in college we had something very unique that I’ve been reflecting on more lately. Every January we had a month long period called J-Term, to take a quirky, explorative, hands-on, originally crafted course that we were required to complete but was not graded. The idea behind this …

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Cyber Monday Minimalism

Stuff. Our lives are inundated with stuff and this season often serves as a harsh reminder of the materialism that is part of all our lives. Yes, there are always going to be things we want. That we crave. But I urge you to stare at that 50% off sign …

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How To Get Free Ebooks For Your Travels

I’m not going to get into the debate between books and ebooks because that is irrelavent to me. In my humble opinion, ebooks are the future. For the traveler, I think ebooks are essential. The advent of the ebook means we can pack a small library of books anywhere we …

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Don’t Fly All The Way For A Cheaper Trip

Flights can be expensive. This is no secret. It’s often cheaper to drive but time restraints and other factors can make the option unviable. BUT the decision to fly or drive is not always as clear cut as this. By not flying all the way you can score a much …

Snowy Trailhead at Zion National Park

Bad Weather, Good Memories

It never fails right? You have one week off for vacation, you’ve been planning for monthes and then… it downpours, it blizzards, it’s sooo freaking hotttttt. Bad weather can really put a damper on plans but guess what? Some things YOU JUST CAN’T PLAN - a cardinal rule that is especially …

Never Pay ATM Fees Abroad Again

Never Pay ATM Fees Abroad Again

Paying to withdraw YOUR money… that’s just stupid. But for most people ATM fees are an accepted inconvenience and cost that we think little about. But it doesn’t have to be this way! When I graduated and moved to New York I realized I had to get a new bank account. The …