Monthly Archives: August 2014

5 Ways to Make the Perfect Couples Bucket List

28 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

You’ve always wanted to bungee jump in New Zealand, dog sled on the Iditarod trail and ride an elephant through a nature reserve in the Laotian jungle. Your partner, on the other hand, would love to eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Paris, go wine tasting in Argentina and stay overnight in a castle in Ireland. You may think a couple’s bucket list is an impossible feat, because your dreams do not match up. Don’t worry! There are plenty of ways to merge your lists of lifelong wants while still remaining true to yourselves. Here’s how you can create a joint bucket list that embraces your individuality while taking you as far afield as your imaginations allow.

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How to Tell People You’re Quitting Normal Life for Location Independence

26 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

The time has come: You’ve saved some cash, made a plan, told your boss that you’re leaving the 9 to 5 and are ready to live abroad in your new, location independent lifestyle. But wait. How do you break the news to your family? To your friends? To people who equate your new lifestyle of choice to that of “dropping out” of the real world? When these people express their concerns, chances are they are coming from a place of real kindness and caring. Maybe they have never imagined that location independence is a real lifestyle choice that exists for thousands of people around the world. And as for what the naysayers, well, they’re just jealous they don’t have the courage to go out and do it for themselves.

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Armchair Adventures: Must-Read Travel Books

21 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Have you ever wanted to sail across the Pacific Ocean? Move to France? Volunteer at an orphanage in Nepal? The truly great thing about travel literature is that you don’t have to wait for your next big trip to experience these life changing, soul-inspiring journeys. Just grab one of these must-read travel books, find a cozy place to read, and let the armchair adventures begin!

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10 Tips for Starting a Location Independent Freelance Career

19 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Whether you are stuck in a job you hate, looking to break into the job market, or want to experience the freedom of location independence, a freelance business can be a lucrative career that grows with you and can travel with you wherever you go. When you are your own boss, you alone are in charge of your success, and you’re free to work as hard or as little as you choose. Short on cash? Pull an 80-hour week. Want to play hooky from work and spend an afternoon at the beach on the first sunny day of the year? If you’re a freelancer, you can.

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10 Places Couples Should Visit Before Having Kids

14 Aug, 2014 1 comment All life areas

As the decision to start a family looms closer for couples, the yearning to take “one last big trip” may become an inexorable priority. Having kids does not equate to a lifetime lived in one place, but traveling with little ones in tow is an entirely different experience than jet setting as a childless couple. There are some places in the world that are just off-limits for children, and others that simply may not be as enjoyable if you’re constantly interrupted by naptime and tantrums. Here’s our pick for the top 10 places couples should visit before having kids:

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10 affirmations for manifesting joy

12 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Are you feeling down? Do you find yourself sinking into negative patterns of thinking throughout your day? Manifest more joy in your daily life by implementing these affirmations for manifesting joy in your daily routine. Say them out loud or post them in a prominent place in your office. Let them be a little ray of sunshine whenever you need a pick-me up. Improve your negative or anxious outlook on life by repeating them every day.

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7 Must-See Places on Every Continent

07 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Is visiting every continent on your bucket list? Not sure what to do in Antarctica or Asia? This brief guide will give you 7 must-see places on your intercontinental travels.

Let’s start with the real puzzler, shall we?—what do at the South Pole?


Apart from shivering in the frigid weather, you may not have any idea what there is to do down South. Well, here are a few ideas:

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How to Create A Bucket List With Your Partner

05 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

You have an amazing bucket list that puts every other bucket list in the universe to shame. You’re going to do it ALL. But wait! You’ve found yourself dating someone or you’re settled down with a partner and it occurs to you—how can I sail across the world when I’m tied down to another person’s schedule? Can we both do my bucket list together? We’re going to help guide you through some fun ways of creating a bucket list with your partner.

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