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Cobblestone Streets in la Candelaria by jeff

There are lots of places where you can feel like you’re transported back in time while traveling in Colombia. Frequent readers of the blog know that I love Villa de Leyva and Cartagena. But, even in the giant metropolis of Bogota, you can find that old feel in La Candelaria. Cobblestone streets, old architecture, old second-floor [...]

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Woman Crossing Courtyard in Villa de Leyva by jeff

There are many places as you travel around Colombia that will make you feel transported back in time. Cartagena, the coffee region, San Gil, all have their old-world charm. My favorite by far is Villa de Leyva. It’s why I named it as one of my top 30 places to chill on your career break. [...]

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Who’s Out There Now: Lacey and Luis by jeff

  In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Lacey and Luis, the couple behind LostWorldExpedition.  They have taken it upon themselves to drive from the US down to the tip of Argentina (and perhaps the rest of the world) in a 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser. What was meant to be [...]

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30 Great Places to Chill On Your Career Break Travels: Part 3 by jeff

In our first two installments, we gave you some ideas on where to chill in big cities and in mid-size towns. But, if you really want to get away from it all, check out these little towns where you can really escape. As with our other picks, each is very unique but they all have [...]

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Jeff Jung, Founder | media @ | Media line: 512-782-9670 Work-life balance is a pipe dream for most people. Leaving is all behind is a deep-seated dream put off by career demands. Career Break Secrets provides advice and inspiration for career breaks and long-term travelers. Our Career Break Travel Show is hosted by Jeff Jung, [...]

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Who’s Out There Now? Felicity & Marco by jeff

  In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Felicity and Marco, who are known as the Thinking Nomads.  After a career break in 2006 that took them to 30 countries on 5 continents in over 11 months, Felicity and Marco have continued feeding their desire to travel and see the [...]

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