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Interview Of “Where is Kait?

1. What do you think the difference is between being a tourist and a traveler and would you describe yourself as one or the other or both? Oh those damn tourists! We all hate having them around don’t we? You know, those people dressed all funny, walking around huge tour groups, or taking up all […]

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Why Our Perception of Travel is Flawed

I think one of the most misleading things about travel is the association that it is expensive.   I blame the travel industry and US airlines having a sort of a monopoly on certain flight tracks. We have this flawed perception that to travel long term you need to be a wealthy millionaire. While this may […]

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Day tripping in San Francisco: Ginormous trees & Incredible views

If you have already checked Alcatraz, Fisherman’s Warf and the Golden Gate Bridge off your list it is time to make a few day trips from outside of San Francisco.  All of these places make for perfect day or half day trips.   Day trip to Muir Woods via Marin Headlands: It is time to […]

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Sneaking Into Russia

It sounds like a sophisticated and illegal task, but neither is true. Today I will be writing about how to spend 3 days in St. Petersburg, Russia without a visa. The mayor or whoever is in charge of tourism has made it possible to enter the country via cruise ship without having to go through […]

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