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Seconds in India Video – Through The Eyes of a Traveler

In Asia, India, Video by Jesse Anderson0 Comments

When anyone asks me what traveling in India is like, a vivid set of images flash through my mind. India is a vast, vivid land with extremes around every corner. Everything is an adventure from one scene to another. Bustling multitudes of humanity grow beside spectacular landscapes. Death and enlightenment happen the same street. Poverty surrounds pockets of extraordinary wealth. This is India — a land of …

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10 epic Burning Man moments that are finally coming back to me

In Festival, Jesse's Journal, Top 10, United States of America by Jesse Anderson1 Comment

I didn’t intend for my first burn to be like this. No one does. You don’t do the burn. The burn does you. I intended for my Burning Man moments to include making magic with my camera, walking around naked, meditating in the morning, etc. Instead, a lot of other things happened. I forgot some of them until my brain …

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What is Burning Man? A Virgin’s Perspective (Pre-burn)

In Art, Culture, Documentary, Festival, Jesse's Journal, Lifestyle, North America, United States of America by Jesse Anderson4 Comments

The Burning Man idea sparked me right away. Mutant vehicles and massive, beautiful art installations. Burning a big wooden man in the desert. The images met my brain in an explosion of interest and curiosity. Burning man was definitely one for the bucket list. Now a few years later, I’m on my way to my first burn. I now realize …

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13 steps To Start Traveling the World

In "How-to" Travel Guides, Inspiration, List, Personal development, Travel Tips by Jesse Anderson0 Comments

People often ask me how I got started with the whole ‘world traveler’ scene. Given my interest in culture and nature, mixed with my craving for adventure, it was pretty easy. I’ve long envisioned a fulfilling future that involved traveling the world. The more I stuck my fingers into the travel pie, more bits of inspiration popped up. It kept …

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My Facebook Hiatus was Liberating. Here’s why.

In Inspiration, Jesse's Journal, Personal development, Social Commentary by Jesse Anderson0 Comments

When I joined Facebook in college, circa 2008, I wouldn’t guess I’d ever need a Facebook hiatus. Before that I was a regular on MySpace. Facebook seemed so boring in comparison, yet everybody was jumping on the Facebook bandwagon. Like a good netizen, I reluctantly followed suit. Year after year it’s the same story: one day it’s useful, the next it’s wasteful. It’s entertaining, …