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Kristin Addis

Go Overseas Writer
California

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Kristin Addis is a native Californian and former investment banker who quit her job and sold off all of her belongings in favor of becoming a nomad in Asia. Now she travels solo seeking off-the-beaten path adventures. There is almost nothing she won't try! She blogs at Be My Travel Muse. Follow her on Twitter @bemytravelmuse and Google+.

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Most travel blogs out there champion selling off everything, bidding the 9-5 goodbye, and taking off into the unknown with a one-way ticket . It’s an incredibly exciting, sexy, and inspiring prospect to stop making excuses , hop on a plane with nothing but a backpack, and take...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Are you looking for a more up to date list? Then head on over to our list of unexpectedly wonderful destinations to teach abroad in 2016 . Teaching English abroad has long been a favorite way to travel the world while making decent money and often...
“Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where peoples are becoming more and more closely interconnected.” —Kofi Annan, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations. Japanese culture is an intriguing enigma. Even...
Ah, France. What girl hasn’t dreamed of being swept off of her feet by a dashing Frenchman in front of the Eiffel Tower? What man hasn’t dreamed of being the dashing man who sweeps a French supermodel off of her feet?
Belize is a paradise for nature-lovers looking for a “real” experience outside of sprawling resorts and built-up cities. It is also a dream destination for gap year adventurers, volunteers, and anthropology students due to its natural beauty, social needs, and wealth of Mayan...
In our new series on Go Overseas, we’re helping to answer those cultural questions you may have before heading off on a new international adventure. Each week we’ll pick a new destination at random and lay out the most important steps you can take to be more culturally aware...