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Terrible Accommodations

Terrible Accommodations

If you’ve traveled long enough, you’ve probably stayed at least one night in some pretty horrific conditions. Feel free to get creative with today’s prompt!

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A Dozen Reasons Why

A Dozen Reasons Why

Jenn Miller asks another dozen wanderers why they travel. The answers are as interesting and varied as the travelers. Have you answered the big question yet? Why do you travel?

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Roam If You Want To

Roam If You Want To

3 weeks down, 1 week to go! Check out our favorite submissions from the third week of our Indie Travel Art Project, and find out how you can join in on the fun! It’s never too late to start.

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Road Trip!

Road Trip!

Who doesn’t like a good road trip? Today, we want to hear about your most memorable road trips. Or if you’re feeling particularly creative, tell us about your dream road trip. Think big!

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Your Hometown

Your Hometown

Ever played tour guide when a friend comes to visit your city for the first time? Here’s your chance to write a guide to your hometown!

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Latest Traveler Articles

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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Thank You!

Thanks for becoming a BootsnAll Member! As a BootsnAll member, you gain access to: All the features on Indie, BootsnAll’s multi-stop flight booking engine. Build, price, and book a multi-stop trip on Indie – all online! Our traveler profiles. Fill out a traveler profile to connect with others in the community. Are you leaving for […]

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15 Must-Haves of Great Hostels

15 Must-Haves of Great Hostels

As a backpacker, hostels are your home away from home. Conni Biesalski fills you in on the must-haves of a good hostel so you know what to look for.

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Travel in 2014

Travel in 2014

We’re 3+ months into 2014 already. Where do you plan to go this year? Where do you dream of going? We want to hear your travel plans and/or dreams for this year.

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Africa Travel

Africa Travel

Africa is a continent that many indie travelers dream of visiting. Have you been? What stood out to you during your travels there? If you haven’t been, what would you most like to see and do?

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South America Travel

South America Travel

Have you ever traveled in South America? What stood out to you during your time there? If you’ve never been, what would you do if you had 3 months to travel in the region?

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World Wonders

World Wonders

Is there a place, an activity, a world wonder, where every time you see a picture of it, you think, “I want to do there right now!”? Let’s hear about it.

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Higher Education For Free?

Higher Education For Free?

Jenn Miller has a degree in institutional education and fifteen years of experience in outside the box experience in the alternative education world. She believes travel is a fantastic teacher, that a university degree should be pursued, and that these two dreams are not mutually exclusive. She’ll show you how to get high quality education for free and combine your gap year (or two!) with your long range plans for your intellectual education!

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USA Travel

USA Travel

The United States is huge and offers lots for independent travelers. What do you like best about traveling in the US? If you’ve never been, what would you most like to see?

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On The Road Again

On The Road Again

2 weeks have passed in our 30-day Indie Travel Art Project, and we had just as many awesome submissions in week 2 as we did in week 1. Check out some of our favorites!

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Europe Travel

Europe Travel

Europe is perhaps the most popular region of the world for travel and is chock full of awesome cities to visit. Could you narrow down your favorite city in Europe to 1? Let’s hear what it is and why!

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