February 2016

Traveling Lives: Meet Rachel Elizabeth

Brianne Miers - February 21, 2016
Rachel Elizabeth in Scotland

Rachel Elizabeth’s interest in other countries and cultures was sparked by her love of reading – in particular, the Harry Potter series. Later, during her first solo trip to Scotland at the age of 26, she set a goal to see as much of the world as possible. Today, as a high school English teacher, she makes the most of her breaks by going on at least one international trip …

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How to Start Your International Job Search

Brianne Miers - February 18, 2016
Kathrin on bridge

This is a guest post from Kathrin Halbich of The Ambitious Bee, a German graduate student living in London. We recently connected on Facebook due to our shared interest in helping others advance their education and careers while seeing the world, and I asked her to share her tips for an international job search.

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Traveling Lives: Meet Mike Willits

Brianne Miers - February 14, 2016
Mike and Luci at Machu Picchu

Mike and his wife, Luci, are busy parents and professionals whose goal it is to visit at least one new destination each year together – they’ve been to 38 countries on six continents since they got married! They also run one of the most popular couples travel blogs in the world, 1000 Places to Fight Before You Die, to share their adventures and encourage other couples to strengthen their relationship through travel.

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Traveling Lives: Meet Jayson Concepcion

Brianne Miers - February 3, 2016

Software developer Jayson Concepcion and his wife, Melanie, are on an “epic adventure of love and travel” – seeing the world while prioritizing their family and even saving for retirement. They try to visit at least one new country each year, and in between, they spend time exploring their home country, the Philippines. He shares their tips and reviews on his blog, The Travel Debugger, and recently wrote about how he balances his responsibilities with his wanderlust: 5 Reasons to …

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