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"You know all those things you've always wanted to do? You should go do them."

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I'm Amanda, the Burger Abroad. I'm a solo full-time traveler on the road for 5+ years. How? I'm an international petsitter and pro food and travel blogger! I slowly wander the world, have mostly one-way conversations with animals, and try to find interesting things to do between meals.

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"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

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"Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown."

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"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."

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"We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us."

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"It is in all of us to defy expectations, to go into the world and to be brave, and to want, to need, to hunger for adventures. To embrace the chance and risk so that we may breathe and know what it is to be free."

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"Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain."

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"You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen."

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"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!"

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"The only people who ever get anyplace interesting are the people who get lost."

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"The beckoning counts, not the clicking latch behind you."

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