Monthly Archives: January 2011

What to do in Kathmandu?

New country alert!  I’m leaving for a two-week trip to India for work today, and among the many reasons I’m excited for this trip is the fact that I will be adding another country to my list – Nepal. I … Continue reading

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This Week in Travel – January 28, 2011

India is Emerging as an International Sports Powerhouse.  It’s not just Cricket anymore. Tim Leffel Provides Tips for Packing Light.  The article gives some great pointers on packing everything you need for a two week trip into one carry-on bag. … Continue reading

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How do you become a travel writer?

Do you ever wonder what it would be like if you had your dream job from when you were little?  My dream job when I was little was to be a fisherman, and while I’m glad that didn’t come true, … Continue reading

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One Week Trips to Maximize Your Country Count

Here at Conquering the Century Club, we are constantly brainstorming ways to get more countries. Here are a couple of easy, one week trips that will give the traveler plenty of countries in no time. The British Isles England, Scotland, … Continue reading

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This Week in Travel – January 7, 2011

Sure, the Sydney Opera House is nice, but once you’ve seen that, check out Sydney’s convict past. Sir, please put away your twitter. Southwest is changing up its frequent-flier program. Save money on your next trip. Don’t be a sucker … Continue reading

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2010 Travel in Review

Scott Country Total: 28 New Countries This Year: 1 (Colombia) U.S. State Total: 28 New States This Year: 0 Flight Segments: 21 New Places: Cartagena, Colombia St. Croix, US Virgin Islands Duluth, Minnesota/Superior, WI Other Notable Places: Key Largo Las … Continue reading

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