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A Day in the Life: New Zealand

A Day in the Life: New Zealand

If you were to send your five year old out into the front yard armed with three jumbo bags of cotton balls and the instruction to distribute them evenly across the entire green space, the result would approximate the manner in which sheep dot the landscape of the hillsides of New Zealand.

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Myth Busting: Good British Food Does Exist

Myth Busting: Good British Food Does Exist

Jo Fitzsimons is used to hearing from travelers how bad her home country cuisine is but she doesn’t accept that British food deserves the bad stereotypes. She explains that good British food is on the menu together with tips on how and where to find it.

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Can Travel Really Change Who You Are?

Can Travel Really Change Who You Are?

Imagine the freedom and potential for change that could arise when removed from your habitual environment. You could be free. Free from the constraints of society, free from social obligations, free from your reflection in the eyes of others and free to imagine yourself in anyway you want.

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How I Travel: Claire Bevilacqua

How I Travel: Claire Bevilacqua

Claire Bevilacqua is a thoughtful, a ripping surfer and a true travel aficionado. The 2003 Australian Juniors champ made the jump to the pro circuit as a 22 year old and hasn’t looked back since. This week, she took a break from the hustle of the pro tour to chat with “How I Travel.”

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When You Fall Down, Keep on Walking

When You Fall Down, Keep on Walking

On a seemingly normal Sunday afternoon, I carried a garbage bag and an empty pizza box out to the dumpster, and without warning a tree limb struck me, breaking my neck. Through my multiple-month recovery, limited to a full back, torso, and neck brace, I lost my job as well as uncovered that my husband had been unfaithful. How do you like them apples? With no showers, no driving, and other medical restrictions, my only allowed physical therapy and solace was walking.

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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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Six Steps to Build a RTW Itinerary with Emirates

Creating a round the world trip itinerary can be frustrating, challenging and exhausting. But it doesn’t need to be. Follow some simple rules, and you can be jetting off to your dream destinations while earning yourself rewards that you can use to treat yourself to flight upgrades, future holidays or indulgent experiences.

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Top Beaches to Visit during your Gap Year in South America

Top Beaches to Visit during your Gap Year in South America

The famous sites like Machu Picchu, the Salt Flats, Patagonia, and Iguazu Falls get all the hype, but there are plenty of beach destinations in South America to add to your gap year itinerary. Hannah Long outlines four of the best.

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5 Things the Camino Taught Me

5 Things the Camino Taught Me

Walking the Camino de Santiago gives pilgrims the chance for reflection. Jennifer Miller shares the 5 things the Camino taught her during her journey.

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8 Reasons to Quit Your Diet in Buenos Aires

8 Reasons to Quit Your Diet in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is famous for red wine and red meat, but Lauren Fitzpatrick gives you a rundown of the city’s other culinary indulgences.

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Taking Travel to the Extreme

Taking Travel to the Extreme

Making meaningful connections is one of the best parts of travel. There are lots of folks out there who are doing really cool, interesting, intriguing, and often questionable things in the world of travel – and we want to tell their stories, too! Writer Will Jackson has met many several of these types of people during his travels, and the following story is about a few of them.

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To Plan or Not to Plan

To Plan or Not to Plan

After conducting 20 interviews with actors, athletes, musicians, writers and various other fascinating vagabonds, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite answers to the question “Do you like to have an itinerary and some research under your belt when you visit a foreign country?” Hopefully it provides interesting food for thought as you set off on your own journeys.

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Why a Gap Year Should Come to America

Why a Gap Year Should Come to America

Career break. Sabbatical. Gap Year. These words and phrases are not unusual in most countries in the world – except the United States. Katie Aune explains why Americans are desperate need of embracing the concept of a career break.

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Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago

Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago

One of the things that amazes me about the Camino is it’s universal appeal. Thousands of pilgrims walk it every year. Hundreds of thousands have been walking it for centuries. Catholics, protestants, athiests, agnostics, pagans, buddhists, jews, and every hybrid you can imagine line the path. The movie The Way, with Martin Sheen, inspired thousands more to pack a bag and take a long walk. Perhaps you are among them. If you’re considering walking the Camino de Santiago, here’s what you need to know:

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6 Lessons Learned from Teaching English Abroad

6 Lessons Learned from Teaching English Abroad

A lot of people want to know how to save money for long term travel. But Scott Herder recommends forcing yourself to travel by getting a job abroad, and save some serious money doing it.

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Trading Divorce for Travel

Trading Divorce for Travel

It is well known that a decision to travel the world can be life-altering. Jessica Thompson explains how she and her husband chose a trip around the world in the place of an impending divorce.

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