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Laurel Robbins
Works at http://monkeysandmountainsmedia
Attended University of British Columbia
Lived in Bangkok
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One of the most amazing places I've ever visited!

#Greece   #travel   #travelphotography   #culture   #history   #unesco  
How much do you know about the famous Meteora monasteries? Read on to find out! 1)Meteora is the second most important site in Greece. The Acropolis
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The First President's Park was my favourite place in Almaty. It's also a popular spot for wedding photos! Gorgeous!

Read more: http://monkeysandmountains.com/almaty-kazakhstan-tourism
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How much do you know about Almaty, Kazakhstan? I knew very little, but learned so much during my visit about this fascinating place!
#kazakhstan   #travel   #travelphotography  
Almaty, Kazahkstan is probably not on your radar. The whole country only sees 500,000 travellers a year. As the cultural centre of Kazakhstan, it's worth a visit!
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Nature's own infinity pool, Hierve el Aqua, near Oaxaca!

Read more: http://monkeysandmountains.com/travel-to-mexico
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Loved hiking to Holy Spirit...and learning about naughty monks in Meteora, Greece!

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The Holy Spirit hike in Meteora, Greece, is packed with adventure, breath-taking views, long traditions and a first for me....a monk jail!
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Greece is right on our doorstep and we've only seen a couple of the islands and a bit of the Thracian mainland. Wondering if we can shoehorn a visit in sometime in 2016...too many pencilled in plans at the moment. ;)
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How many of these Mexican street foods have you tried?

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You can start preparing yourself for expat life before you even leave your home country! Check out my tips:

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Expat living can be exciting and is a great way to experience another culture. But it can also be stressful. Here are my tips for a smoother transition:
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Excellent advice and terrific examples, Laurel! Makes me aware of how much MORE stressful our expat days could have been.
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The incredible monasteries of Meteora in Greece!

Read more: http://monkeysandmountains.com/meteora-monasteries
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Nature's own infinity pool, Hierve el Aqua, near Oaxaca, Mexico!

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Heading to Mexico? Read this first and see how much there is to do beyond the beaches!

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There are so many reasons to travel to Mexico, beyond the 9000km of coastline and to escape the cold! Check out what a trip to Mexico has to offer:
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Loved the hike to Holy Spirit in Meteora Greece!
Here's why: http://monkeysandmountains.com/meteora-greece-mountains
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Heading to Mexico? Be sure to check out these outdoor adventures....and book a flight with +Skyscanner!

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Nature and outdoors lover and an award-winning travel blogger at Monkeys and Mountains http;//monkeysandmountains.com
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  • http://monkeysandmountainsmedia
    Managing Director, 2013 - present
    Helping the travel industry turn social conversations into visitors in under 15 minutes a day through online training and consulting services. Specialize in social media time optimization and Twitter.
  • http://monkeysandmountains.com
    Founding Editor, 2010 - present
    An award winning travel blog in which my style can best be described as "Adventure seeker by day, luxury seeker by night."
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Bangkok - Calgary - Taegu - Lampang - Annapolis - Stuttgart - Munich
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Free-spirited adventurer, award-winning travel blogger, cat-loving social media time optimizer – one Canadian in Germany.
Introduction
Laurel is a social media time optimzer for the travel industry at Monkeys and Mountains Media,  and an award winning travel blogger at Monkeys and Mountains.  Her blog is named after two of the things she loves most.  She is also passionate about traveling, diving, hiking, sharks, entrepreneurship and helping people grow their businesses with social media.
Bragging rights
I've seen a whale shark (the largest fish in the ocean) 5 times, I've been touched by a gorilla in the wild, and completed the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) in 8 days. I also teach small business owners how to use social media to grow their businesses, which is incredibly satisfying work.
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  • University of British Columbia
    M.Ed Adult Education
  • University of Calgary
    B.Sc Primatology
  • University of Lethbridge
    B. Management, marketing major
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