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Travel Abroad Safely For Women

on Nov 25, 2013 10:15:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | The Well Prepared Traveler Travel Safety
Recently, Michael Huxley, founder of Bemused Backpacker, wrote an article entitled Why I Hate The Term Solo Female Backpacker.  It reminded me of the posts we published here by GeoVisions teacher in Thailand, Carla Gott.  Carla pinned 3 posts for us on teaching in Thailand as a woman ... the safety, health, packing and living solo aspects.
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8 Must Have Travel Abroad Smart Phone Apps

on Jul 5, 2013 9:00:00 AM By | Alexandra LeGrant | 1 Comment | Travel Ideas The Well Prepared Traveler
Are you one of those people who are glued to their smartphone?  Yeah, join the crowd, and just admit it!  The truth is (as sad as it might be) smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives, including when we travel.  For example, traveling without music? I can’t even imagine the day … or not being able to instagram your meal the second it arrives?  How could one live? So, take a deep breath because I’m going to tell you how to continue to justify your habit while you travel with these incredible, must have, tech-geek approved apps!
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The First Five Things I Wish I Knew When I Decided To Travel Abroad

on Feb 11, 2013 11:06:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | The Well Prepared Traveler Make Something Happen Randy LeGrant
I took my first trip abroad in 1976. As an American, that was our Bicentennial year and so my passport was in celebration of that fact. I still have it.
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Think Traveling or Volunteering Abroad Is Too Expensive? Think Again

Every now and then we like to trot out a post that has done really well over the course of the last few months.  And this is one of them.  This particular post has been read 2,220 times since March.  That's 10 reads a day, 7 days a week for the last 228 days.  So, we thought we'd offer it up to those of you who are new or failed to see it before.  One of the best we have ever written.  Thanks to Alexandra, our Social Media Manager here at GeoVisions for writing it.
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How Facebook's New Timeline Can Help Your Volunteer Abroad Experience

on Dec 22, 2011 11:05:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Teach Abroad The Well Prepared Traveler Volunteering Abroad
On December 16, USA Today ran an article entitled Facebook Timeline: 9 Things You Need To Know.  Timeline attempts to take your data (text, video, photos, wall posts and links) and turn it into a digital scrapbook.
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