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    Places I Have Visited Already

    In my last post I speculated on some of the different places my wife and I may move to (Big Decision, Where to Move to in the Future?). This brought back memories of the places I have already visited. I feel that I’ve been rather fortunate thus far. Between working in national parks seasonally and living in a few different states, the list is extensive. While most of my time traveling has been in the United States, I have also seen two other countries. Many of the places on the list are part of the National Park system. States that I have only drove through are left off the list.…

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    10 Keys to a Successful Visit of Thailand

    Are you planning a trip to Thailand? Knowing these 10 keys to a successful visit of Thailand may be the difference between having a smooth experience and a stressful one. Gain an edge by learning what to expect beforehand. I am fortunate to have Thai friends and knew exactly what to expect when traveling to Thailand. However, I noticed other tourists while there that looked completely lost and confused. Thailand can be an excellent country to visit. By doing a little research first you will maximize the fun you have.   1-Thai language Too often tourists make plans to visit Thailand without understanding any of the language. Learning some Thai…