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Kim Dinan

One Gift, Three Rules, and A Life-Changing Journey Around the World

What Would You Do with a Yellow Envelope?

After Kim and her husband decide to quit their jobs to travel around the world, they're given a yellow envelope containing a check and instructions to give the money away. The only three rules for the envelope: Don't overthink it; share your experiences; don't feel pressured to give it all away.

Through Ecuador, Peru, Nepal, and beyond, Kim and Brian face obstacles, including major challenges to their relationship. As she distributes the gift to people she encounters along the way she learns that money does not have a thing to do with the capacity to give, but that giving of ourselves is transformational.

Kim Dinan is a freelance writer and blogger whose travel blog, So Many Places, was named one of the best outdoor blogs by USA Today. Her love of the natural world landed her a coveted job on Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More Tour and her work has appeared in Parks & Recreation Magazine and Northwest Travel Magazine, among others.

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German World Book Sebastian Ritscher
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