Tug of War

It is so very tempting to split the world into us versus them. And if you examine yourself closely, you will recognize that there is a part of you that doesn’t look away when passing the scene of an accident. You might not physically look, […]

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The Law of Attraction

If you have ever been to Venice, you know that it is one of the most beautiful, crowded, tourist-infested cities in the world. It has so many bridges and narrow passageways that you simply have to let go of any expectation that you’ll ever find […]

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3 Steps to Nirvana

Strolling across countless Tuscan piazzas from Florence to Siena to Pisa to Lucca, Italy, one cannot help but see the birthplace of the Slow Movement with Slow Eyes. The three-hour siestas, the wine, pasta and beautiful shops are breath-taking. Around every corner is a new […]

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Soul Trippin’

Travel can unleash the soul, especially if you go to a place you’ve been before in another lifetime. And so it was for me in France this weekend. French was the first foreign language I ever heard at the tender age of six. It was […]

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The GPS Override

We have all learned to rely on technology for just about everything. Need a recipe? Google it. Want to know where you are in any given city? Check your map app. Care to drive blindly through a foreign city, listening only for the commands of […]

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Slow Camping

The time has come, folks. It is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. We reached Southwestern Utah’s Ponderosa Ranch & Resort yesterday around 3:30 pm Mountain Time (again, confusing, but we’ve finally figured it out. Arizona is on PT time from spring to fall, […]

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Companies Going Slow on Travel in 2011

A new CareerBuilder survey conducted among more than 2,400 U.S. employers and more than 3,900 U.S. workers between November 15 and December 2, 2010 revealed that three-in-ten (30 percent) companies said they cut back on business travel in 2010. Of those companies, more than one-third […]

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Slow Travel

That smooth and silky road of leisurely travel is one we all hope to embrace at some point in the year. As some people’s summer vacations end and others’ begin, we are reminded that taking the slow road is sometimes the most relaxing of all. […]

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Summer fun has just begun

Image by Andy Ciordia via Flickr As with every year in Central Europe, just as one believes summer will never arrive, it does. We got a glimpse of warmth over the past three days. Although it has cooled today, we know it will be warmer […]

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