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Looking Back

Monthly Update: November 2017

November one year ago looked much different than this year’s November. The details of my trip to New Zealand still needed sorting. I was still deciding what to pack for the trip and had begun to box things up…

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Monthly Update: September 2017

I cannot believe it’s October already (and almost halfway through). September seriously flashed before my eyes. Here’s what I got up to in September. It wasn’t a whole lot.…

Transformed Thru Travel Monthly Update: August 2017
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Monthly Update: August 2017

I read somewhere recently that August is the “Sunday of summer.” In this analogy, June and July are equivalent to Friday and Saturday nights, and Sundays are meant for relaxing and recuperating from the weekend. So, I couldn’t agree…

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Looking Back

Monthly Update: July 2017

I can’t believe we’ve reached the halfway point of summer, and that I’ve been home for three months already! It’s crunch time for the decision to return to New Zealand this winter or to pursue another adventure or project.…

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Monthly Update: June 2017

I spent much of June obsessing over kayaks. I’m on the hunt for an affordable and reliable one to purchase. I missed my chance in May when Eastern Mountain Sports went out of business and I could have grabbed…

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Monthly Update: April and May 2017

Two months have come and gone, and I have written not a single thing for Transformed Thru Travel. Not that it hasn’t been on my mind. As always, I have a long list of post ideas and updates to…

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How Travel Forces Me to Face My Fears

I don’t believe that anyone is truly fearless. Some may seem so, but I guarantee there is something deep down that rolls the guts of even the steeliest of individuals every now and then. Stoic is often a word used to…