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Freedom to Travel

Traveling-Forever

Do you wish you had more freedom to travel? Do you wish you didn’t have to be a slave to your 9–to–5 job? Many people say they want to be free. They say that they wish they could live on the beach drinking margaritas. Is that really what they want? I used to say that I would do […]

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Destiny or Luck?

Traveling-Forever

Did I end up traveling the world and living in Indonesia because it was my destiny? Or was it just bad luck – or maybe good luck? Destiny and luck have a lot in common. The general idea seems to be that both involve something that is beyond a person’s control – something that can […]

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What’s Under Those Headscarves?

Traveling-Forever

I’m an American female living in Indonesia, which has a majority Muslim population. You may already know that the government of Indonesia is not religious. It’s secular and recognizes many different religions. In fact, we get holidays for many different religious – Islam, Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, and probably more that are just slipping my mind […]

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Vietnamese Salt – the Best?

Traveling-Forever

When one of your traveling friends talks about Vietnam, do you expect him or her to talk about salt? Probably not.Instead, your friend will most likely tell you about the gorgeous rice fields. Vietnam’s rice fields are a huge attraction for tourists, especially tourists who think of themselves as budding photographers.You might be surprised to […]

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Are You a Tourist or Traveler

Traveling-Forever

Tourists and travelers both like to see the world. And both types of people have a place in the world of travel. Nearly everyone has a bucket list of places that they want to visit before the final journey takes them to their eternal resting place.Tourists are happy to take one or two trips a […]

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