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4 Tactics For Becoming an Unconventional Tourist

4 Tactics For Becoming an Unconventional Tourist

The following is a guest post.

My love of unconventional travel started when I was 12 years old. My dad had decided that, of all the ways to spend Christmas, we should go on a cycling tour around Cuba.

And so we did it.

We figured out how to get bicycles on an Aeroflot flight..

Posted by Kat Franchino in Articles, Live Freely, 0 comments
I Hate Hair: Reasons Why Shaving Your Head Skyrockets Confidence

I Hate Hair: Reasons Why Shaving Your Head Skyrockets Confidence

Welcome to #DifferentLifeStories, where Without Boxes is sharing how people are living differently right now in the real world.
Enter Aron James:
Hair loss is something that happens to our grandfathers. It is the sign of the wisdom that comes with old age; a rite of passage into that..

Posted by Kat Franchino in Articles, Stories, 1 comment
How to Be a Solo-Female Hiker: Put One Foot in Front of the Other

How to Be a Solo-Female Hiker: Put One Foot in Front of the Other

Welcome to #DifferentLifeStories, where Without Boxes is sharing how people are living differently right now in the real world.
Enter Hayley Turner (a.k.a. Little Foot):

I can still remember everything about that day, from waking up and walking 12 miles by noon, the dogs that I played..

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Do You Really “Find Yourself” When You Travel?

Do You Really “Find Yourself” When You Travel?

“I know this sounds cliché, but I have to ask—do you really ‘find yourself’ when you travel?” the girl asked me. Her young friend crouched next to my table, gently stroking the cats as they slept.

Café Neko is a small coffee shop in Vienna that allows cats to..

Posted by Anne Dorko in Articles, Live Freely, 0 comments
When Not Everything Goes as Planned, It Still Goes: A Story About Finding Your Passion

When Not Everything Goes as Planned, It Still Goes: A Story About Finding Your Passion

Welcome to #DifferentLifeStories, where Without Boxes is sharing how people are living differently right now in the real world.
Enter Jen:
As a kid, I was told that I was lucky that I already knew what I wanted to do with my life. From age four, I knew I wanted to be a veterinarian for..

Posted by Jen Perrin in Articles, Learn Obsessively, Stories, 0 comments
The Digital Nomad’s Roadmap – A Complete Guide: Successfully Live, Work, and Travel Anywhere

The Digital Nomad’s Roadmap – A Complete Guide: Successfully Live, Work, and Travel Anywhere

So you wanna be a digital nomad. I’m not surprised: the future is bright for freelancers and location independent workers.

Statistics show 40% of Americans will be contingent workers by 2020. That’s a lot of potential for digital nomads! Yet there’s no hands-on guide on how to transition from..

Posted by Anne Dorko in Articles, Work Happily, 1 comment
Limitations: Why the 9–5 Job Doesn’t Need To Stop You

Limitations: Why the 9–5 Job Doesn’t Need To Stop You

Over the years I’ve had a number of conversations with people who talk about cool things they want to do, see, or make. A lot of these conversations end with “Well, I’d love to do it, but unfortunately I have XYZ,” and many times those XYZs are very valid limitations that are not easy or possible..

Posted by Kat Franchino in Articles, Work Happily, 0 comments
Stealing Second Base: From Side Gig to Self Employed Full Time

Stealing Second Base: From Side Gig to Self Employed Full Time

Welcome to #DifferentLifeStories, where Without Boxes is sharing how people are living differently right now in the real world.
Enter Katherine Stimson:
“You can’t steal second base with one foot still on first.”

In the spring of 2010, a Facebook ad posted by a total stranger..

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Dreams Are Like Pirate Treasure: Hard to Find, But Worth the Risk

Dreams Are Like Pirate Treasure: Hard to Find, But Worth the Risk

All dreams start somewhere and typically, no matter the size of the overall dream, most dreams start small. Let’s say yours is to feel better at work every day. You focus on sitting up straight in week one. Week two finds you taking a 10-minute walk at lunchtime. Week three sees you on a regular..

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