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Alamo survey indicates we need a cultural shift re: vacation!

Recently, Alamo Rent A Car conducted a Family Vacation Survey. They surveyed 2,100 adults who had taken one or more trips with their immediate family and/or their extended family in the past five years. 689 more words

Travel Planning

"To be or Not to be"

The meaning of the speech is heavily debated but seems concerned with Hamlet’s hesitation to directly and immediately avenge his father’s murder on his uncle, step father and new king Claudius. 189 more words

Travel & Philosophy


There are some words that are simply impossible to explain. Saudade, which kind of means ‘missingness’ in Portuguese, is one of these words. You could relate it to feelings of melancholy, romanticism, spleen, … It’s a feeling of missing something or someone and (subconsciously) knowing you can’t experience it or see him/her again. 275 more words

A Shunpiker’s Guide for Serendiculous Enjoyment

Sometimes a single word is all it takes to focus a fuzzy philosophy and make its underlying principles logically clear. Finding that word is the challenge. 1,378 more words


My Solution to Weekday Woes

The rabble babble of everyday life seems to prompt many people to be working toward the weekend, or maybe working towards the opportunity for a vacation.  519 more words



One day, I was driving by myself and I was looking for  some music to play. And there it was, a song I hadn’t played in years. 301 more words

The Same Old Story

I want people to think I’m smart. 

Coffee is delicious. 

I hate a cappella. 

Snakes are terrifying.

These are just a few of the stories I’ve been telling for as long as I can remember.   1,378 more words