Zurich and the Lifestyle Design Convention (Days 9-11)

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Timothy Marc presents at the Lifestyle Design Convention

After leaving London, I caught a flight out of the distant Luton airport to get to Zurich. From the window of my plane, I saw a cascade of snow-covered mountains open the gates into Switzerland. Landing in Zurich, I realized the city was filled with old-world architecture and a lot of fancy clock-towers. As I always do in a new city in a new country, I proceeded to get hopelessly lost.

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Travelogue Days 7-8: The Real British Experience, and Marmite

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Part of the idea of being a digital nomad is to “not be a tourist”. As such, it’s often best to find the most authentic experiences that you can. This is rarely accomplished by hanging out in a hotel, nor even a hostel (which tends to be a more international versus local experience).

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Travelogue Day 6 – Kensington Palace, London

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On this day, I was fortunate enough to meet up with my friend Sarah Feeney from Notting Hill (a friend from Arizona). I hiked from my little room at the Greyhound pub (The Monkeys in the Trees Hostel) to her home a couple of miles away. From there, we were looking for something in the […]

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Travelogue Day 5 – In Search of the Most Traditional British Food (The Ginger Pig)

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I often hear people cracking jokes about traditional British food. Namely, that it’s not very good. “Everything’s boiled,” I hear them say. “I hope you like boiled, salted porks and overcooked cabbage and flavorless shepherd’s pies”.

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Travelogue Days 2-4: Grand London Walking Tour

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What’s it like to walk from the edge of Shepherd’s Bush on London’s far West end, all the way to Waterloo St around Southwark? The answer is very hard on the old feet. This personally invented London walking tour concluded with going back up the edge of the Thames, across Westminster bridge and finally to […]

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Travelogue Day 1 – London New Years

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The first day of international travel is almost always a rough patch for me. Without fail, I get sick. This time was no exception, as I finally caught the cold going around (the one that lasts days and makes you feel super sluggish). Couple this with very little sleep, the sudden timezone change, and a […]

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Fall Photography Tips & Tricks

Reposting this via friends over at Picaboo.com. Thought these were some good nature photo tips as fall still lingers. You can feel it coming… the days are getting shorter, the air is crisper and the leaves are starting to turn. Fall is upon us and with it one of the best times of year to […]

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Sibiu among the top cities with the most beautiful Christmas markets in the world

Reposting this from the Romanian travel blog “DraculasCastle.info”. Gotta add Romania to my bucket list (note: my bucket list never goes unfulfilled for more than a couple of years at a time). Christmas Market, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania Sibiu was included on a list of cities with the most beautiful Christmas markets in the […]

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I’ve been writing Kindle ebooks all year. Soon I begin my next round of adventures.

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Hello readers, Clearly, my updates on this site have been less frequent as of late. As there’s only so much time in one day, I find most of my days are spent either creating new Kindle ebooks, or working in other business areas. In fact, truly, this whole year has been a period of my […]

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Why Life as a Travel Blogger is Sometimes a Bad Idea

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Life as a travel blogger must be ideal, right? ┬áLive anywhere, enjoy the blue skies, work on your laptop, make some updates to your site, get paid, and then get back to surfing. Sounds amazing in theory. However, blogging is no picnic (something I make clear in my book, How to Actually Make Money Blogging). […]

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North Korea Photos: Living and Working in the Urban Centers

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These North Korea photos were taken around April, 2013. Those in urban city centers enjoy a higher standard of living than others. Most go home to large residential developments and condominiums; often with limited water and electricity, with several family members to each room. North Koreans often work six days per week. The meandering tourism […]

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Ode to Murdered Travel Blogger Harry Devert

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I can count my heroes on one hand, and Harry Devert is one of them. A former New York financial analyst, Devert walked out of his office one day to instead explore the world and experience grand adventure. From A New Yorker Travels: There is so much good and so much to love in this […]

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