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The benefits of venturing out alone

  Out at dinner recently, I was making small talk with the waiter, and when he asked what my plan was for the weekend, I said that I was heading off to an amusement park. (I am a huge fan of roller coasters.) He responded: “Oh that sounds like so much fun! I’d love to … Continue reading »

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Is it better to travel alone or with others?

  Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the great pleasure of being able to travel internationally with two friends of mine. This is a treat, as it’s been almost a decade since I traveled internationally with anyone, and never in a group. In the intervening years, I’ve been to quite a few new countries … Continue reading »

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Don’t let being alone stop you

  Last time, I talked about how experiences are better shared with people, and in fact can be less important than the people themselves and their¬†camaraderie. But as I was writing, I had a interesting devil’s advocate thought: “That sounds wonderful, but what if you don’t have people to do these things with? If it’s … Continue reading »

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