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Book Review – Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers

Every Trip Starts as an Idea What happens when someone who has made millions investing on Wall Street achieves financial freedom by the age of 37? What if he decides that he is going to retire and pursue his other passions and dreams? What if that dream was to go on an epic motorcycle trip around the world to see it from the ground up? How does one go about planning for a trip like that, and what sort of eye-opening experiences and obstacles would he encounter along the way? In this fascinating story, the legendary American investor Jim Rogers, founder of the Quantum Fund, shares his ambitious trip around the world during a time of tremendous social change and economic opportunity....

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Book Review - Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler's Journey Home

There are some travel memoirs that focus primarily on glamorous trips, daring adventures and unforgettable characters. The kind that thrills with endless stories with a clear climax, serving more or less as the book version of a blockbuster pop-corn movie.Ten Years a Nomad (Amazon) is not that kind of book. Instead, author Matt Kepnes aka “Nomadic Matt” has written a thoughtful travel memoir which explores the internal and emotional evolution he experienced as he embarked on a grand adventure around the world which lasted nearly a decade. It is deeply introspective and done in a slower yet gratifying way. Matt takes us on a personal transformation as he goes through all the stages of becoming a savvy world-traveller; first from a...

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8 Best Travel Books to Inspire Your Next Adventure

Introduction “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies...The man who never reads lives only once.” - George RR Martin Reading in the Dead Sea! Aside from travelling, one of the greatest ways to expand your mind and broaden your horizons is through reading great literature and fiction. A great novel teleports you into a time, place and circumstances very different from your own. It allows you to get into the head of a character and see the world through their eyes. Their struggles, joys and sorrows allow the imaginative reader to reach their own epiphanies and a deeper understanding of the world. In particular, some travel fiction and memoirs provide the reader a deeper insight into the city,...

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