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#OurNewNormal | Charlotte Hubbard of Leeds, United Kingdom

To kick-off the new season of #OurNewNormal, I head back to the UK to talk with a new friend in Leeds. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Alternative Travelers of Salt Lake City, Utah

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In the next #OurNewNormal episode, I talk with two other full-time house sitters about just how much has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Jessica Freedman of Phuket, Thailand

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Her dogs and cats have been frequent guests in past videos of mine, but the newest #OurNewNormal episode is the first time I've had Jessica Freedman join me in a video. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Janessa Philemon-Kerp of Portland, Oregon

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In the next #OurNewNormal episode, I catch-up with another Vida Vegan Con friend to talk life in Portland, Oregon during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Christy Morgan of Portugal

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In the fifth episode of #OurNewNormal, I talk with Christy Morgan about life in Portugal during the pandemic and just how board games are helping her get through it. Read More »

WAIW | Morning Market Haul in Saigon

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Even though I can't go on any big adventures during the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm lucky enough to have great options for food at my local market. Read More »