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Travel South Korea on $30 a Day

Travel South Korea on $30 a Day

With five-dollar meals and seven-dollar beds, South Korea can be one of Asia’s cheapest destinations. Get out of Gangnam to save cash and see the traditional side of the country.

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Hitchhiking Tips for Central Asia

Hitchhiking Tips for Central Asia

Fancy some real Central Asian adventure to feel like an explorer on the Silk Road? In this case, please read on, as Marco Ferrarese – who has recently completed an overland hitchhiking trip from Singapore to Europe – has a set of tips ready to help you find a ride across the region. Learn how to tackle greedy Uzbek drivers, score lifts across the Tajik mountains, dodge the Turkmen foreign travelers’ restrictions, and end up with multiple invitations to visit your hosts’ families for the ultimate Central Asian adventure.

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5 (Selfish) Reasons to Travel With Your Kids

5 (Selfish) Reasons to Travel With Your Kids

Forget the educational, social and longterm benefits of travel for children. Jenn Miller enumerates the immediate benefits for parents: Just imagine, a whole year off of Soccer Saturdays, kid’s parties, minivan life, and the judgement of fellow parents. Sign me up.

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Independent Travel Tips for Tokyo

Japan isn’t nearly as expensive as it used to be. Despite the lower prices, it can still be quite confusing and enigmatic. Everything is the same but different – which is also part of what makes Tokyo such a fun and interesting place to visit.

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#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

Travelers Building Change is raffling off over $30,000 in awesome prizes to those that donate as little as $20 to their #JustOneRhino campaign – which is raising money for Rhinos Without Borders and helping save the critically endangered rhino population.

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Author Bio: Ying Tey

Ying Tey is a Malaysian freelance writer. She enjoys pursuing adventures in strange towns and far-flung lands: so far, she’s chalked up 68 countries and plenty of misadventures in between. She’d previously funded her travels by teaching English on Costa Cruise Ships (yes–including the one that sank!), by making caffe lattes in London and Melbourne, […]

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HSP and World Travel

HSP and World Travel

Do you feel overwhelmed by crowds, noise, and instability? Are you jumpy and a worrier? Kelly O’Laughlin shares tips on how you can travel the world successfully when you are highly sensitive to your surroundings.

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Confessions of a Reformed Spender

Confessions of a Reformed Spender

I once read that saving money is a lot like getting in shape–it’s not enough to swap a salad for a pizza slice here and there, you really have to commit and just choose to eat healthy and visit the gym. Saving money for travel is similar in that you have to choose to save money and put your purchases into perspective. Although I am a reformed spender (who occasionally relapses with the impulse purchase at Duane Reade) these tricks have come a long way in helping me save for my adventure.

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Traveling with Friends

Traveling with Friends

All too often I have heard people lament their group of friends for letting their travel plans fall through due to getting “complicated.” I have found that planning a group trip is more manageable when tackled in parts rather than all at once. Consider this your guide.

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Pros and Cons of a Gap Year

Pros and Cons of a Gap Year

Have you pondered taking a gap year to travel? Lauren Fitzpatrick from Go Overseas is here to outline the pros and cons to help you make the most informed decision.

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5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia

5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia

Overwhelmed by all the volunteering possibilities in Asia? Let Hannah from Go Overseas, an expert at volunteering abroad, narrow down the options with these 5 incredible opportunities.

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Travel China By Train

Travel China By Train

China’s railway system has expanded to the third largest in the world, and it can get you almost anywhere cheap and easily. Here are seven simple steps Mitchell Blatt outlines to help you plan a trip in China by rail.

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China for the Independent Traveler

China for the Independent Traveler

China is an amazing country- but many traveler’s find it intimidating. Here’s your guide to backpacking in China- and why it’s easier than you think.

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8 Tips for the Newbie Hitchhiker

8 Tips for the Newbie Hitchhiker

Ever wanted to try your hand at hitchhiking? Veteran hitchhiker David Joshua Jennings has eight tips to get you on your way.

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Discovering Your Super Power Through Travel

Discovering Your Super Power Through Travel

What’s your super power? Why not travel and find out?!

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Indie Travel in Hong Kong for $60 Per Day

Indie Travel in Hong Kong for $60 Per Day

Some call it the world city of Asia, and Hong Kong has something for everyone. In the morning you can get lost in the city, taking in its international culture, and in the afternoon you can hike in the forest or lounge on the beach. And you can do it all for under $60 a day.

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Pack Your Bags and Go!

Pack Your Bags and Go!

How did an ordinary girl from Malaysia travel leave everything behind to travel around the world? Ying Tey was not rich nor extraordinary. Instead, her journey around the world started from the day she was taught to believe in her own dreams.

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The South Caucasus: Europe’s Forgotten Frontier

The South Caucasus: Europe’s Forgotten Frontier

The South Caucasus is Europe’s Eastern frontier. From the rugged, wild Caucasus Mountains on the border with the volatile Russian states of Chechnya and Dagestan, down to the flaming mountainsides on the shores of the Caspian Sea, traveling the South Caucasus is an adventure. Jennifer Walker gives you a lowdown on traveling Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.

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How a Family Packs for Long Term Travel

How a Family Packs for Long Term Travel

Jenn Miller has been traveling with her four children for seven years straight, across five continents, through more than thirty countries, by bicycle, foot, ferry, bus, train, airplane and more. They’ve lived in tents for a year at a time and put their feet up at the Four Seasons. If you’re wondering what to pack and how to pack it for any sort of adventure with kids, she can help you.

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