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Hippies, Hashish and Banana Pancakes: The History of Backpacking

Over the years, backpacking has become a popular rite of passage for many young adults. But some claim that backpacking has fallen the way of other heavily marketed travel niches [...]

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8 Backpacking Myths Uncovered

Backpacking is surrounded by assumptions and stereotypes that are usually found to be untrue once on the journey. Here are 8 myths about backpacking debunked: 1) You need to be [...]

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15 Things I Learned from 10 Years of Living and Traveling Abroad

Writer and life-long expat James Baldwin once wrote, “I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.” In the last decade, I’ve traveled to nearly 40 countries [...]

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Only in India…

India is everything. It’s big, filthy, crowded, frustrating, scary, bizarre, colorful, exciting, fun, friendly and the experience of a lifetime. But it isn’t for everyone. At times it can be [...]

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50 Signs You’re a Travel Nerd

Some people love to travel, some people live for it and then others take it to a whole new level of scientific insanity. If you are wondering if you may [...]

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How NOT to Barter

Bartering is normal in most countries but some traveler’s have a hard time with it. Here are the things you should avoid doing.

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Warning: Don’t Make these 8 Money Mistakes When Traveling Abroad

You’ve been diligent about saving. You found the cheapest flight and hotel but the task of managing money is far from over. Don’t arrive home to find out your cheap [...]

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8 Reasons Why I Hate Delhi

Dirty? Check. Over-crowded? Check. Will I go back? Not anytime soon… 1) It’s easy to fall foul of a scam Some tourists manage to stay out of trouble, but for [...]

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Don’t Make These 7 Mistakes Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English abroad is a terrific way to experience a foreign culture while also saving money for future travel. I taught English for two years in Japan after graduating from [...]

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6 Money Lessons I Learned Whilst Traveling

A wise traveler once told me that the moment you run out of money is the moment when your journey truly begins. There is plenty of truth to this idea, [...]

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Which Travel Decade Are You?

Feel like you’ve outgrown some places in the world? Figure out your travel decade and find the destinations that suit you best! Searching for Beauty in New Zealand, by crampy_au [...]

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21 Signs You’re a Travel Addict

Sure we all love traveling but is your passion verging on addiction?! Check out these tell-tale signs and see if you are, in fact, a travel addict! I love to [...]

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5 (Less Obvious) Reasons Why Travel is Good for You

Contemplating a trip but not sure what you’ll get out of it? Consider these less obvious benefits of world travel and get packing! We’re all familiar with the most popular [...]

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24 Signs You’ve Been Traveling Too Long

Turning into a traveling nomad? Could it be time to go home? Check out these 24 signs you’ve been traveling too long and make a decision on that home-ward flight! [...]

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25 Signs that You’re a True Citizen of the World

You may think you’re a seasoned, worldly traveler but are you really? Check out these 25 signs that you’re a true citizen of the world! I’d love to define myself [...]

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How I Traveled the World Without Spending a Fortune

Desperate to see the world but letting your finances hold you back? You don’t have to be a millionaire to make it happen. Professional Hobo, Nora Dunn knows this more [...]

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12 Secrets of a Modern Day Nomad

Two years, 62 counties, 56,000 Twitter followers and scores of travel awards. I met up with eternal traveler, Gary Arndt to find out more about his never-ending trip and incredible [...]

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Deborah Danan Does India: Hampi – The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

Deborah delves into the secrets of Hampi’s magnetic beauty and recounts an eerie tale of the dead body on the beach. An Indian Disneyland Hampi is quite possibly the most [...]

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Deborah Danan Does India: The Beginning

Feb 25th Why do I cry? I am all alone on the wrong train. I need to find the train to Goa. There are no tourists. Anywhere. It is just [...]

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