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Turkana region, Kenya: Desert Revelations

Turkana region, Kenya: Desert Revelations

thefisher April 2, 2014

Desert Revelations Story and photos by Christopher Clark. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com. As the bus eased through the gears, through the green corn fields and farther away from the small terminal in the town of Kitale, I

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Boracay Island: Floating on the Ocean

Boracay Island: Floating on the Ocean

thefisher April 2, 2014

Floating on the Ocean by B.J. Stolbov. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com  Pagudpud is not a promising name for a beach town. Boracay – now that’s a great name for a beach town. Boracay island lies between the

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Back to the USSR: Borscht, Blintzes, Ballerinas, and a Near-Death Experience

Back to the USSR: Borscht, Blintzes, Ballerinas, and a Near-Death Experience

thefisher March 24, 2014

by Dina Lyuber, courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com  My husband Roman and I were both born in the former Soviet Union. I moved to Canada when I was still in diapers; he spent his childhood in Leningrad before

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Searching for the Love Motel, Mexico

Searching for the Love Motel, Mexico

thefisher March 24, 2014

Searching for the Love Motel, Mexico   by Maraya Loza Koxahn. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com. I had been driving around in the dark for over an hour, lost in a town east of Mexico City,

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Hunting the Wild Banana Blossom, Philippines

Hunting the Wild Banana Blossom, Philippines

thefisher March 24, 2014

Hunting the Wild Banana Blossom   by B.J. Stolbov. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com. It was a dark and cool morning. I was up before dawn. Quietly, I put on my boots and my hat. Then, accompanied by

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Diver Nightmare: Harbor Island, Bahamas

Diver Nightmare: Harbor Island, Bahamas

thefisher February 25, 2014

Harbor Island, Bahamas   by Lynn Smith. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com. I was diving on a reef off of Harbor Island, in the Bahamas. It was a lovely morning, the bright sunshine spearing down through

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Communing with Oahu

Communing with Oahu

thefisher February 25, 2014

Communing With Oahu by Atreyee Gupta. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com.   The first time my father took me to the island of Oahu, it was not to see the popular beaches. Instead we went straight to

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Confessions of a Tour Guide

Confessions of a Tour Guide

thefisher February 24, 2014

On the Colorado Plateau by Melanie Webb. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com. “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each guest has been sent as a guide from beyond.” – Rumi Eiji and I ascended higher into the

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Take a Trip – Get a Life!

Take a Trip – Get a Life!

thefisher February 24, 2014

By Nancy King, courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com! A New Mexico Road Trip The phone rang, a welcome break from correcting student essays. “Want to take a road trip to New Mexico?” asked my son. “I’ve

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Award Winning Travel Writer, Judith Fein, Releases “The Spoon From Minkowitz”!

Award Winning Travel Writer, Judith Fein, Releases “The Spoon From Minkowitz”!

sasinger January 11, 2014

  We are thrilled to share travel writer and Executive Editor of Yourlifeisatrip.com, Judith Fein’s recently released and highly acclaimed book, The Spoon From Minkowitz:  A Bittersweet Roots Journey to Ancestral Lands.  Fein digs deeply

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