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Ex-blog

Ex-blog

Archives from the original EverTheNomad

The original EverTheNomad blog was born in 2008 and lived happily until early 2014. It had a rich and exciting life, which featured fun series like guest posts from expats writing about their adopted homes (from Santiago to Gabon), an interview series called Local Voices Croatia and Global Glimpses that showcased snapshots and mini-stories from my travels. It supported several Passports with Purpose fundraisers, brought me many friends I still keep in touch with and provided a platform for writing whatever and however I pleased. It lives on in these pages. Please poke around.

Posted by anja | 22 January 2008| Ex-blog, travel musings

It’s the idea of a journey that has always allured me. The idea of diving into the unknown, be it the matters of the heart or the flesh or the word. I’ve always behaved as if I can go down any road and I will prove to myself and the world and to the road...

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Posted by anja | 20 January 2008| Ex-blog

It’s Martin Luther King Day. 2008. The world is missing its dreamers, aching for its fighters. Where did all the revolutionaries go? Or maybe they’re around, fighting their cause on Facebook. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” In memoriam: Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 – 1968)

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Posted by anja | 12 January 2008| Ex-blog, New York City

If somebody asked you the difference between travel and trip, would you say there is one? It’s that same contrast between traveler and tourist, exploration and vacation, experience and tour, journey and holiday. Maybe they’re all one and the same. It could be wishful thinking on my part to believe they’re any different. Just because...

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