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Category Archive: Our Thoughts

Random Travel Experiences: Are They The Best?

As great as certain tourist attractions and landmarks can be, there’s always a level of expectation surrounding them. If the attraction surpasses your expectations, your experience is guaranteed to be positive. As you’ve probably established over the past few months, […]

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Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One While Traveling

In November 2011, my 89-year-old grandmother passed away peacefully in her sleep in Melbourne, Australia after a long battle with illness. I desperately wanted to attend her funeral the following week but unfortunately our circumstances, being in Amsterdam at the […]

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Our Perfect Hotel Room

We’ve spent over fifty percent of the last three months sleeping in hotel rooms and our experiences have ranged from poor to excellent. We admit that the two of us can be pretty fussy but none of the hotels we’ve stayed […]

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Happy Birthday To Us!

Today marks exactly one year since Don’t Ever Look Back first made it onto the Internet with a post explaining why the two of us were choosing long-term travel. Despite a few doubts in the lead-up to our trip, we […]

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Become a Yes Man (or Yes Woman)

A little while ago we watched Yes Man, the 2008 comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel. The premise of the film is that Carrey’s character Carl vows to answer “Yes!” to every opportunity, request or invitation that presents […]

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It’s a small world!

You hear the phrase “it’s a small world” thrown around a lot. From the experiences we’ve had of seeing friends and acquaintances in the places you least expect, it’s gives you a pretty surreal feeling when you have one of […]

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