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Photo Essay: Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest by jeff

When you think of Texas, you probably don’t think of wine. But, that’s changing. Even though the state is the 5th largest producer of wine in the US, it’s sort of like the Canada wine region, unknown by most people outside of the region. My hometown, Fredericksburg, Texas, has become the hub of the state’s [...]

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A Day of Food, Culture and Ice Wine in Canada’s Wine Country by jeff

So, you don’t have to be on a career break to go wine tasting, but all that world travel does give you a good excuse to explore and discover new and unexpected wine regions. It’s a personal favorite activity of mine. I went biking while wine tasting in Mendoza, Argentina. In Spain, while filming our [...]

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Biking Through Wine Country in Argentina by jeff

I boarded my bus in Bariloche on Sunday afternoon bound for Mendoza.  It was a redeye that would take 17 hours arriving around 9:30AM on Monday.  Luckily in South America, the long-haul buses tend to be fairly nice.  The basic seats (semi-cama) recline halfway and if you are willing to pay a bit more, you [...]

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Coastal Wine Fields Outside Alicante, Spain by jeff

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Career Break Secrets Announces the Because Life Is Out There Tour by jeff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2014 Austin, Texas Jeff Jung is returning to the US to hold a series of travel events for people who are interested in taking a break from their normal life and go abroad for a few months. Named the Because Life Is Out There Tour, each event will show every [...]

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Classic Italian Dessert: Biscotti and Vin Santo by jeff

Biscotti is an old friend of mine. We go way back. Having now traveled to Italy I learned that biscotti has been holding out on me. He’s never introduced me to his BFF Vin Santo (Holy Wine). I guess that’s where the old Italian saying comes from, ¨They go together like biscotti and Vin Santo.¨ [...]

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How Career Breakers Are Made by jeff

This year will be my first year not hosting Meet Plan Go in Austin. It was a tough decision to make because I really love this event. In the past two years, I got the chance to meet so many great people getting ready for their own trip. But, my schedule just didn’t allow for [...]

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Who’s Out There Now? Angie by jeff

In this week’s ¨Who’s Out There Now¨ feature, we bring to you Angie, who I’ve known for a while from Twitter and finally had the chance to meet in Italy in April at the Travel Bloggers Unite Conference. She’s been all over the world hitting up almost all of the continents and blogging about it [...]

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Seductive Paris at Dusk by jeff

This is a guest post from Sonia of Sonia’s Travels. If you like or aspire to travel to France or Paris, this is for you! Seeing the world one step at a time is all about the details, the very significant and insignificant moments that allow us to appreciate a new place in a different [...]

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Getting a Taste of Vancouver by jeff

Back in September, I had the chance to travel around Canada with G Adventures on a media tour to talk about career breaks. One of the highlights for me was having the chance to visit Vancouver for the first time. I have yet to meet anyone who had a bad thing to say about it. [...]

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