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Tumblin’

I know I’m a bit slow to catch up on this one, but I’m finally up and running on Tumblr. I’m quickly starting to love it, to be honest. I’ve been a fan of several Tumblr sites for a while, and I decide to bite the bullet and pull one together on my own. In […]

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TEDx – Now Featuring Yours Truly!

Well, the news is out now!  I’m going to be a presenter at the TEDxSalon in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15.  Tickets go on sale on September 2nd at noon.  It’s a pretty eclectic group of presenters and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be one of them.  Get all the information at the link […]

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Toland Travels-Live! Is BACK!

This summer’s Toland Travels-Live! event was such a success that Toland Travels and Urban Standard in Birmingham, Alabama are teaming up for another night to celebrate local writers and lovers of travel. Think of it as a local and live version of “This American Life!” Do you have a great travel story that you’d like […]

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Toland Travels-Live!

I owe a heartfelt “thank you” to everyone that came out to see Toland Travels-Live!  The show was a huge success, and you have no idea how much I appreciate the presenters, the audience, and all the great folks at Urban Standard.  Your willingness to support Toland Travels and Urban Standard was genuinely moving. The […]

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The People You Meet Along The Way

Perhaps my favorite part of traveling is the people you tend to randomly cross paths with. I’ve been fortunate to have amazing conversations in some of the most unlikely of places. A few weeks ago in London, I struck up a conversation with a man from France and we started talking about language, and that […]

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Their Travel Changed Your World – Buddha

This is the third in a series of articles about the transformative power of traveling.  No one really knows the impact a trip is going to have on their life.  It can be a restorative escape, educational, or thought provoking – often all at the same time.  Sometimes the experiences a person has while traveling, […]

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First Timers Club

My good friend, Daniel, just got back from Hong Kong.  It was his first time to travel overseas and I thought it was the perfect time for an interview!     Travel.  It changes your perspective on the world!  Daniel gets it and you can too!   Buy the Toland Travels app for iPhones – […]

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I Spy

I’ve traveled for many reasons over the years. I have traveled to explore, to relax, to learn, and for work. However, once I traveled as a spy. Let that sink in for a minute. I was once a spy. I’m not kidding. I’m not writing a piece of fiction. Now, to be completely honest with […]

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Vietnam: New and Old

    Buy the Toland Travels app for iPhones – Toland Travels Postcards – A 5 STAR APP! Get it here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/toland-travels-postcards/id798997682?mt=8&uo=4 “Like” Toland Travels on Facebook. Follow me Instagram – Tolandtravels On Twitter @Tolandtravels   All photos (C) Brad Toland  

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A Southeast Asian Exploration

I’m back! A couple of weeks ago, my friend Keith and took a trip through Southeast Asia, I have so many stories and insights to share over the next few weeks, but for now, a quick rundown of the trip will have to do. I’ve been through Japan and China before, and even India, but […]

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