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Who’s Out There Now? Toby & David by jeff

In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Toby and David, who runs the travel site, Global-Encounter. After meeting on Twitter, I had these guys join us for the 2011 Austin Meet Plan Go event, and they were a hit. The next day I had the honor having coffee and pancakes [...]

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Contributors by Cheryl Habbe

Career Break Secrets has many contributors and without them we could not do what we do to support the Career Break community. We would like to highlight some of our Career Break Secrets friends and contributors here: TV Show and Video Editing The masterful editing of the Career Break Travel Show and great videos that [...]

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Wrapping Up Career Break Secrets 2011 by jeff

Before we say goodbye to 2011 and hello to 2012, I wanted to take a quick look back and call out some of our greatest hits this year. It’s been a great year for the site where we’ve seen the growth of lots of new readers, traveled to some new countries and had quite a [...]

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Time to Get Your Solo Butt Out There: A Review of The Solo Traveler’s Handbook by jeff

Are you excited by the thought of taking a career break, but daunted by the prospect of doing it alone? I understand. I have friends who can’t bring themselves to go to the movies alone in their hometown. So, to find the courage to take a trip by themselves, especially overseas, is tough to do. [...]

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Who’s Out There Now? Jack and Jill by jeff

In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Jack and Jill, who runs the creatively named site, They’ve been on the road a couple of months now and have settled into their travel routine. They’ve been hiking, biking, rappelling and managed to down a few ants, a local delicacy in [...]

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Why Consider a Small Group Tour Operator During Your Career Break by jeff

Backpacking on your career break is not incongruent with hooking up with a tour during your career break. In fact, during my career break, I joined tours through the Galapagos and the Amazon. I found mixing it up to be nice actually and had great experiences. But, I don’t like just any type of tour [...]

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Packing for a Career Break: The B-Side by jeff

Packing for a long-term trip is different than a other trips. On a vacation, it’s usually short enough that you can think through what you will need. Go skiing? heavy clothes. Going to the beach or a cruise? Beachwear. But, on a long-term trip, you could be shifting seasons over time. In Ecuador, you could [...]

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Who’s Out There Now: Sherry by jeff

In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Sherry, the woman, the myth the legend behind Ottsworld and co-founder of BriefcasetoBackpack and MeetPlanGo.  I first met Sherry while doing my research on the needs of career breakers in launching Career Break Secrets. We hit it off immediately and when we finally [...]

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The English Voice of Colombia and Latin America by jeff

Do you need a voiceover in English, or Spanish with a foreign accent? Then, get to know Jeff, the English Voice of Colombia and Latin America. Jeff is available to help you with your English voiceovers in English or Spanish with a foreign accent for projects like:           Product spots: Radio, [...]

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Barcelona Life Through Food by Cheryl Habbe

For this month’s slice of life, we take you to Barcelona’s famous La Boquería market.

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