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A Very Different Kind of Vacation

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The good news? I achieved my goal of staying offline for over a week during a recent trip. The better news? The benefits of “disconnecting” for the first time in years were greater than I could’ve ever imagined.

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Bureaucracy in Quebec’s Sea of Mountains

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Within a few hours of my arrival in Québec’s Chic-Choc Mountains, I found my attention consumed by something other than the evergreens, waterfalls and herds of moose that surrounded me.

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Sri Lanka: The Next “It” Destination?

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Sri Lanka is still in the process of establishing its identity as a travel destination, and while there’s no place else like it, this is sometimes for negative reasons, rather than positive ones.

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Tourists dying in Southeast Asia

Tourists Dying in Asia?

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Even if you travel in places with hazards more potentially than foodborne illness, the marginal risk of death is greatly offset by the guaranteed reward of living.

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When Men of Sober Age Travel

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Thomas Jefferson once said that “travel makes men wiser, but less happy.” What’s funny is that I kind of agree with him.

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