Trekked

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A Plan Begins to Form

Well, there goes the budget! Sort of… but I have the first solid piece of my itinerary! After being highly recommended by my colleague and friend Matt, another colleague and friend Alex and I have booked a three week trek in Nepal! Something called the “Three Passes” trekking through Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La. $1550 for…

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Travel Insurance

I knew I needed to get some sort of trip insurance for the health emergency coverage, but I didn’t really know where to start. Reading up on Nomadic Matt’s website about Travel Insurance, I found World Nomads which both he and Lonely Planet seem to recommend. I also checked his other recommendation insuremytrip which is a comparison…

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osprey stratos 36
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My Pack

Traveling for a long period out of a backpack is certainly going to be a challenge. I’ve hiked and camped and traveled for a few weeks from one before, but I always had a home to return to with all sorts of comforts. My initial thoughts are to travel in my Osprey Stratos 36. This is…

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private plane and mercedes
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My Finances

I’ve wanted to take a long trip for quite a while, but I never felt like I could afford it… or returning from it if I couldn’t find a job immediately. A few things changed recently, though: Most importantly, after not paying much attention to my US accounts for a while, I checked things out and…

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First!

I may be suffering from a bit of an early-mid-life crisis. At 32 years old, I am quitting my job and selling almost everything I own just to live from a backpack and bum around the world for a while… until I get sick of it. There’s lots of things to do so that I’m…

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