career break

Chicago, Illinois

Diary of a Job Search

I have never made it a secret that my biggest fear when I quit my job to travel was finding another job when I returned. While I will write more later about specific tips and what I think worked well in my job search, I thought I would share an inside look at how it …

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Chicago, Illinois

Feeling Unsettled

It started a few months ago, although I don’t remember exactly when. It may have been while I was strolling through the streets of Tashkent or it might have happened as I tried to fall asleep on the brutally hot train through western Kazakhstan. By the time I reached Riga in mid-September, the refrain echoed …

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