I travel a lot, but it had been too long since I took a beach vacation. But when opportunity knocked, I opened the door! With cheap nonstop flights from Frontier Airlines out of Denver to Cabo, it was my chance. My first vacation in two years was a wonderful traditional beach vacation. I took advantage of all the great things Cabo has to offer, and, as usual, I wanted to share tips with the world. So, here's my destination guide to Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico!
The Beaches and Waters of Cabo
Atlanta on my Mind
After growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and living in Cleveland, Ohio for 7 years, back in the early 2000’s, I visited Atlanta when I was searching for my next home. Atlanta made the short list because it was a warm-weather city and a cosmopolitan hub with opportunities for techies like me. I ended up choosing Austin instead, and I’ve been living there for about ten years, but these past two Octobers, the Atlanta Visitors Bureau invited me to their annual SITSum conference, so that I could deeply explore the city and post about it. These experiences made me realize that Atlanta is a confluence of all the things I love about all the cities I’ve lived.
I am really excited to be a speaker and workshop presenter at SITSum Atlanta next week! No matter how many couches or beds upon which one has slept worldwide, a night at the Atlanta Midtown W in Atlanta is an object of magnificent gratitude. My workshop will blur the lines between tourist and local by linking them together and creating a cultural experience for all parties involved. It also covers how technology and social networks make that happen on both ends of the experience. Check me out the schedule. I'm sure I'll write more about this next week after I return from the experience!
Total Tutor Interview
I have an online course for travel and all, but it's really great to get interviewed by the Total Education Network to spread the word about travel. We talked a lot about how using multiple one-way flights is a great way to save money, as well as how traveling the world doesn't have to be something only for singles that want to hook up. Here's the interview.
Truth Evolves Presents...
Thursday, September 3, 7pm at Soma Vida, Austin
Everyone wants to travel! Where would you go right now, if time and money weren't an object? Go ahead, say it out loud and tell the universe :) Or maybe you're just looking to travel like a local on your upcoming trip, more in-tune, and have the capacity to save significantly on travel costs by using travel hacks?
Come join us for an interactive night of travel planning and manifesting! We welcome author and world travel expert, Russell Eric Dobda, as he shares his almost one full year of travel, visiting 24 countries on a shoe string budget, where journaling and intentionality helps him bring his experience to life. He'll share his journey of exploring culture, mindfulness, and how you can also become an expert traveler, at how to saving you money and living like a local, IF that's your desired travel style. Custom make your own experience :)
One Way Around the World Flights
I meet so many people that have the same dream that I did: fly one-way around the world and visit a bunch of cool places along the way. Well, I did it, and I'd like to show you how! Here's a short video with some tips about flying around the world. It's a lecture from my online course. Oh, and here's a coupon for half off my online course, which will make you a world travel expert by the end of it.
Online Travel Course!
My online course on how to "Travel Deep On the Cheap with Technology and Mindfulness" is now live! Learn how to travel the world in the twenty first century with modern tools and ancient wisdom at http://www.udemy.com/spintheworldaround. If you sign up for my mailing list, you will receive a coupon to take the course at a deep discount! The course is based on the book, and the book is included in the course as the textbook!
HOW TO BOOK AVAILABLE NOW!
May 22, 2015
Save Thousands of Dollars and Live Like a Local on Your Next Vacation!
Just in time for the summer travel season, learn how to go deeper for cheaper with the new wanderlust guide, How To Spin the World Around: With Cheap Travel, Technology and Mindfulness. Russell Eric Dobda outlines how to use your smartphone as a personal travel agent while you make your travel dreams come true with a mindfulness practice. Whether you are a seasoned traveler or about to leave home for the first time, learn about all of the latest and greatest travel apps, websites, and advice to turn your next trip abroad into the journey of a lifetime.
Fly Around The World
The best way to fly one-way around the world
There are several travel agents who offer fixed-price around-the-world plane tickets. These usually come with strings attached, and they have a profit to make from you. Do the legwork on your own to spend less and visit more places.
Using these methods, I was able to take 38 flights to go all the way around the world while I spent less than $3800 on airfare. That's an average of under $100 per flight!
As in general with travel, always look outside the box to find the best deals and the best experience!
Simple tips to piece together your own around-the-world flight tickets
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