The big 3-0 is a huge milestone—at least for me it was. Although the idea of entering a new decade didn’t prompt a need to settle down and commit to a certain kind of lifestyle, the fact of the matter is, turning 30 is a pretty big deal. Despite being a rather optimistic person, I’ll …

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My husband and I were together for eleven whole years before we got married, but it’s only since saying our vows that the world has expressed displeasure with my propensity for traveling solo. Eleven years isn’t an obscenely large amount of time to maintain boyfriend-girlfriend status for high school sweethearts, but it’s a decent period …

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If donating your time in a foreign country to support wildlife research and conservation sounds enticing, consider a volunteer vacation! Observing, measuring, recording is all part of a daily routine for biologists in the field, and you can join them as a “citizen scientist.” Even if you are well past formal school years, not to worry, you won’t …

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