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Patrick McIvor Travel Blog, Chapter 10

In Chapter 10 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel, Patrick gives sage advice on the importance of being flexible. Like most of us in the beauty industry, spending time on flights, sleeping in various hotels and living out of a suitcase is second nature. He shares some insight on how being flexible can

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Patrick McIvor Travel Blog, Chapter 9

In Chapter 9 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel, Patrick gives his perspective on a topic called “Money Votes.” It’s a look at how you’re spending your money while traveling and asking yourself, “Who is going to benefit the most and who is on the receiving end of the profit?”

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Patrick McIvor Travel Blog, Chapter 8

In Chapter 8 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel, Patrick relishes in his most favorite part of traveling—living locally. After reading this, you’ll know just how to see the city and experience it like a local instead of shuffling about through museums and following a tour guide.

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Patrick McIvor Travel Blog, Chapter 7

In Chapter 7 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel, Patrick discusses the importance of planning ahead. Even if you’re a “fly by the seat of your pants” type of traveler and love the life of spontaneity, his sage advice will make traveling less stressful and more successful.  There are basically two extremes to

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Patrick McIvor Travel Blog, Chapter 6

In Chapter 6 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel, Patrick brings forth the topic and importance of ratings. Whether that be a rating for a best-kept-secret restaurant in Venice or for a quaint beachside AirBNB in Nantucket, he indulges us with the importance of social ratings, the kind that can in peer-to-peer form

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Patrick McIvor Travel Blog, Chapter 5

In Chapter 5 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel,” he shares advice and tips to keep in mind when traveling with others. He touches on the importance of collaborating and communicating, establishing budgets and itineraries and having expectations clearly defined. Before you go on that next trip with someone else, take some time

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Patrick McIvor Travel Guide, Chapter 4

In Chapter 4 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel,” he stresses the importance of accepting and understanding that “reality wins.” That even though you are embarking on a dream vacation, you must always remember that real life happens. In life, there are truths, hopes, dreams and then there is reality. When it comes

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Patrick McIvor Travel Guide, Chapter 3

In Chapter 3 of Patrick McIvor’s series “Have Shears Will Travel,” he touches on the importance of “playing games.” He’s not talking about a quick game of Bunco by the beach or Uno on a Transatlantic flight. This is about playing games to benefit your travel experience. Nowadays, I think of life as a game,

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Patrick McIvor Travel Guide, Chapter 2

In Chapter 2 of Patrick McIvor’s ongoing “Have Shears Will Travel” blog series, he touches on several ways to pack for a more rewarding travel experience and shares with you some personal tricks and things he’s witnessed in his 25+ years of living life as “the traveling hairdresser.” Packing Better As I have had the

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Patrick McIvor Travel Guide, Chapter 1

Remember,  you are going someplace. When I was younger, my family’s annual summer vacation involved packing up and heading to the New Jersey shore with my grandparents, my two siblings, and our parents. After we packed our two cars to the brim the night before with everything we needed to enjoy our week, we would

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