Monthly Archives: May 2011

10 Photos from My Bucket List

Okay, so I haven’t officially posted my bucket list yet, like I have wanted to.  It is coming, trust me. But here are some photographs that attempt to paint the picture of why these places are on my bucket list. So, what places are ‘must-see’ on your bucket list?  Let […]

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Foto Friday – May 27, 2011

When Mike and I embarked on our 2nd Epic Road Trip back in 2007, we had a much more lenient time frame than the previous year, and we also were not pulling a trailer either.  We chose to take a longer route and visit friends, family and other attractions along […]

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How I Earned 200k Miles Without Getting on a Plane

You read that right. In less than 4 months my wife and I have earned over 200,000 frequent flyer miles without ever stepping on an airplane. All 100% legal, all 100% legit. I started out in the travel hacking game very slowly and with much trepidation, as I did not […]

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Foto Friday – May 20, 2011

Foto Friday is a feature on Get Busy Livin’ and will run regularly, you guessed it,  every Friday.  This will be my opportunity to display some of my photography, as well as a short story to go with the photograph. Today’s photo comes from one of my journeys back to […]

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6 Tools to Travel the World for Free

The vast expanse and unbridled beauty of the Alaskan wilderness is a destination that calls to thousands of travelers every year.  Not you, you say?  Ok, let’s try a few more reminders of why we are doing this: Ahh yes, glad we are all on the same page now. So […]

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5 Simple Tips to Travel the World for Free

White sandy beaches, exotic locales, remote islands, foreign culture.  Just a few of the many reasons that people love to travel.  They want to experience things they see in photos like this: The common complaint is the cost to visit these places, so many people put these trips off until […]

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Foto Friday – May 13, 2011

Foto Friday is a feature on Get Busy Livin’ and will run regularly, you guessed it,  every Friday.  This will be my opportunity to display some of my photography, as well as a short story to go with the photograph. Today’s photo came from a recent business trip to the […]

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A Smack in the Face Reminder

When I posted up my first blog as the re-launch of this site, I stressed how this site would be an online home for sharing stories about living life to its fullest, seeing the world and generally making the most out of life.  I have plans for future posts, from […]

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Foto Friday

Foto Friday is a feature on Get Busy Livin’ and will run regularly, you guessed it,  every Friday.  This will be my opportunity to display some of my photography, as well as a short story to go with the photograph. Usually in this space I like to share a story […]

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Project 333: Lessons from an Experiment

Remembering the Beginning About 4 months ago I posted a blog about my participation in a personal experiment known as Project 333.  I asked my readers, and myself, could you live for 3 months with only 33 articles of clothing? I was all for it. I had quit my corporate […]

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