Away & Aware: A Field Guide to Mindful Travel

Away & Aware: A Field Guide to Mindful Travel

by Sara Clemence


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As our daily lives are dominated by devices and an always-connected mentality, more people are using their precious vacation time as an excuse to unplug and re-engage with their surroundings—and themselves. Away & Aware serves as a complete guide to more mindful travel, with tips and advice for planning off-the-grid trips, minimalist packing, unplugging on the road, connecting with local culture, traveling with children, and easing back into the real world after returning from a trip.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998739946
Publisher: Dovetail Press
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sara Clemence took her first international trip at the age of 9 when, instead of starting fifth grade, she spent three months traveling around China with her family. She has been a travel editor at The Wall Street Journal and Travel + Leisure. Her writing has appeared in those publications, as well as Vogue, Esquire, Forbes, Marie Claire, Redbook, and many others. She lives in New York with her husband and two children, and finally has a passport photo she likes.

Table of Contents


1. Planning Your Escape

2. Prepping and Packing

3. Unplugging

4. Getting Around

5. Connecting with People

6. Eating and Drinking

7. Immersing Yourself

8. Picture-Perfect Travel

9. When Things Go Wrong

10. Traveling With Kids

11. Coming Home

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