Photo Friday

Photo Friday: Antarctica
Friday, January 25th, 2013

Today’s Photo Friday comes from the ends of the earth – Antarctica! Meet, Plan, Go! co-founder Sherry Ott recently cruised to Antarctica with her father and had plenty of great stories and photos to show for it.

Interested in checking out Antarctica on your career break? Don’t miss Sherry’s post about what to expect when cruising to the seventh continent. And to read more about Sherry’s travels, check out Ottsworld.com or follow her on Twitter as @ottsworld.

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Photo Friday: Best of 2012
Friday, December 21st, 2012

As 2012 winds down, we thought we’d take a look back at some of our favorite pictures featured on Photo Friday over the last year:

Bhaktapur, Nepal

Mathura, India

Floating Market in Indonesia

Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Masaya, Nicaragua

Sintra, Portugal

Sintra, Portugal

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Photo Friday: Everest Base Camp
Friday, December 14th, 2012

This week’s Photo Friday comes from Facebook fans and three-time career breakers Kip Patrick and Liz Zipse.  This shot was taken at Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal, eight months into their third career break. The Khumbu Icefall is in the background.

Liz and Kip also believe in giving back and started their website, 1 of 7, in honor of their goal to spend 1 day of each week volunteering or giving back in some way – check it out to read more about their travels or follow Kip’s blog for the Huffington Post.

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Photo Friday: Turkmenistan
Friday, December 7th, 2012

This week’s Photo Friday comes from former career breaker and Minneapolis Meet, Plan, Go! host Katie Aune. In this picture, Katie is standing on the plateau above the Yangykala Canyon in Turkmenistan. She was the only tourist in sight as she camped there for one night as part of an 11 day trip through the former Soviet country known as the “North Korea of Central Asia.”

Katie recently returned to the United States after 13 months of traveling through all 15 countries of the former Soviet Union. You can read more about her adventures on Katie Going Global or follow her on Twitter as @katieaune.

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Photo Friday: Florence, Italy
Friday, November 30th, 2012

Today’s Photo Friday comes from yet another family on the road! Facebook fan Anthony Graziano submitted this shot with his family taken in Florence, Italy – 104 days into their career break. You can read more about their travels on their blog, Over the Hills and Far Away.

Have you taken a career break with your family? We’d love to hear about it!

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Photo Friday: Myanmar
Friday, November 23rd, 2012

 

This week’s Photo Friday comes from the Inle Lake area of Myanmar. Meet, Plan, Go! Chicago panelists Bessie and Kyle Crum took the shot during a row boat trip through nearby canals and villages. You can read more about their experience in Through the Hidden Waterways of Inle.

Bessie and Kyle spent more than four years traveling around the world before settling back home in Chicago earlier this year. For more about their travels, visit their website, OnOurOwnPath.com, follow them on Twitter as @OurOwnPath or on Facebook.

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Photo Friday: San Pedro de Atacama Desert
Friday, November 16th, 2012

This week’s Photo Friday comes from Meet, Plan, Go! Boston panelist Johanna Voss. She is standing in the middle of the San Pedro de Atacama Desert in Chile – one of the driest places in the world.

Johanna left a career as a political organizer in  2008 to feed her soul and traveled around the world for one year, visiting 20+ countries. Today, she is a Life coach, wellness nut, bookworm, traveler, adventurer, cook, runner, Spanish speaker, nosy bookstore and cafe dweller. Learn more about Johanna at JohannaVoss.com or follow her as @JohannaVoss on Twitter or follow Johanna Voss Coaching on Facebook.

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Photo Friday: Corcovado National Park
Friday, November 9th, 2012

This week’s Photo Friday comes from Ann Becker of Travel with Ann: Costa Rica Experiential Adventures. Here, she captures a Blue Morpho butterfly caught in the web of a Golden Orb Spider in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica.

Earlier this year, Ann wrote about how she turned her travel passion into a business, developing and leading small group tours to Costa Rica that often include language immersion, volunteering and/or adventure sports. You can learn more about Ann and her travels on her Facebook page or by following her on Twitter as @travelwAnn.

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Photo Friday: Great Wall of China
Friday, November 2nd, 2012

This week’s Photo Friday of the Great Wall of China comes courtesy of two-time career breaker Amber Hoffman. Amber and her husband, Eric, visited China as part of a career break in 2009. After a short stint back in the United States, Amber and Eric have hit the road again, this time with a goal of making it a permanent lifestyle.

Amber wrote about her quest to make a permanent escape from law firm life on Monday and you can read more about her travels on her web site, With Husband in Tow. You can also follow her on Twitter as @ASHWorldTravel.

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Photo Friday: Budapest
Friday, October 26th, 2012

This week’s Photo Friday comes from Meet, Plan, Go! Boston panelist Adam Groffman.

Adam quit his job in 2009 to travel for more than 15 months through North Africa, the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. He’s lived in Berlin since 2011 and took this picture of the top of the Royal Palace in Buda during a luxury weekend in Budapest last August.

To read more abut Adam’s life abroad,visit travelsofadam.com, follow @travelsofadam on Twitter or visit the Travels of Adam Facebook page.

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