Photos to Make You Smile, My Embarrassing First Day At Sea, and Zach Brown. 7.31.18

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THE EXPLORERS' CORNER: Zach Brown
Meet Zach Brown, an environmental educator who walked and paddled for 111 days from California to the Inian Islands, Alaska, to raise money for his one-of-a-kind field school. (Spoiler alert: he did it, and so much more.)
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53 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOS TO INSPIRE HAPPINESS
Take a few minutes to scroll through this beautiful photo meditation from my friends at National Geographic. As they say, they'll "put a smile on your face." Maybe a destination in your mind as well. 

Click here for the slideshow. 
MR. SATURDAY NIGHT - AN UBER EMBARRASSING STORY FROM MY FIRST DAY WORKING ABOARD A SMALL CRUISE SHIP
To celebrate all that travel teaches us, here is a short scene from my upcoming memoir, in which I arrive to the ship and realize that I am afraid of the very job I was hired to do--speak in front of people. 

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SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT:
"Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking."
-- William Butler Yeats
 
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Indonesian Photographer with No Hands or Legs, Chasing Cheese, and NG Explorer Alize Carrere

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PHOTOGRAPHING INDONESIA WITH NO HANDS OR LEGS
Achmad Zulkarnain is a professional photographer telling the story of Indonesia from his own unique perspective. Watch his inspiring story here

(And thanks to Explorers' Corner participant Kike Calvo for sharing Achmad's story.)
WHERE THEY CHASE CHEESE
A steep hill near Gloucester, England, large wheels of cheese, dozens of fired up people chasing them--what could go wrong? 

Click here to watch one of the world's strangest athletic(?) events that I just nominated for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
THE EXPLORERS' CORNER: Alizé Carrère
National Geographic Explorer Alizé Carrère is driven to study and document how communities adapt to climate change. Her work has taken her around the world. And it all started...in a treehouse. 

Meet Alizé in this week's Explorers' Corner. 
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SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT:
"Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on." ~ Samuel Butler
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Travel Tuesday Email 5.22.18

Travel Tuesday Email 5.22.18

AROUND THE WORLD IN 10 BOOKS
Have you traveled under the tuscan sun? Ate, prayed and loved? 
Taken a walk in the woods? Then you know the power that a good book has in inspiring action. Writer, TED talker and Royal Literary Fund fellow Anne Morgan took a year to read a book from every country in the world. (Yup. Every one.)  Here are her top 10 reads from that amazing project. 

And Click here to check out the full reading list and more from Anne.

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Travel Tuesday Email 5.8.18

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES IN TRAVEL
I came across Zach Anner's videos years ago and they still inspire me today. Zach is a comedian, actor and writer with cerebral palsy who wanted to start a travel show for reasons you'll see in this video. It's adventure, it's friendship at its best, and it's a guy who's spirit is so infectious he now has a show on Oprah Winfrey's Own Network. 

Click Here for the adventure of Zach's friends bringing him to the Cascades in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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Travel Tuesday Email 4.24.18

Travel Tuesday Email 4.24.18

CULTIVATING WONDER: 
In recent weeks, I've become a big fan ofThrive Global, Arianna Huffington's new venture that promotes a healthy lifestyle and worldview. Simply scrolling the stories will help you breathe easier. But this piece, "How Cultivating a Sense of Wonder Can Help You Become a Better Leader," hits at so much that I've found to be true in my own path with travel that I had to share it.

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Travel Tuesday Email 4.10.18

Travel Tuesday Email 4.10.18

WOMAN WHO RETURNS: 
Growing up, Heather Hatch always felt like something was missing. When she was 16, she learned of her roots in the Haida Nation and the remote archipelago of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. This beautiful video follows Heather and her grandmother as they reconnect with their ancestry and teach what it means to belong. 
Click here to view Heather's Video. 

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Inaugural Travel Tuesday Email 3.27.18

Hi All! 
Welcome to the Travel Tuesday Email, which goes out every other Tuesday and always offers interesting travel-related stories, a suggestion of social media personalities to follow and a quote to ponder. 

AWESOMENESS ABROAD: 
I am really taken with this story of Invisible Edinburgh, a social enterprise that trains homeless citizens to work as tour guides. This 5-minute video features two guides who have been at the bottom and are now living full lives, supporting themselves and enlightening tourists on a deeper level. If you find yourself in Edinburgh, take the tour!  

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