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The Thailand of Your Dreams

The Thailand of Your Dreams

Waking in a rice paddy, the whine of a mosquito, the soft blow of water buffalo working, and the joy of getting so far off of the beaten path that you’re lost and illiterate. This is Thailand

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Five Shoulder Seasons to Plan Your Trip Around

Five Shoulder Seasons to Plan Your Trip Around

Shoulder seasons:those delightful wedges between high and low seasons that offer decent weather, smaller crowds and a healthy potential for deals on hotels and airfare. Shoulder seasons indicate a drop in tourism demand, but not in intrinsic value. Melanie Waldman offers up tips for booking shoulder season deals in five regions around the world.

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How I Travel: Andrew Shelley

How I Travel: Andrew Shelley

At age 27, Andrew Shelley quit his engineering job with a plan to travel the world. But Andrew’s trip would be different from other ‘round-the-world backpackers in one very significant way: he’d be undertaking the entire journey in a wheelchair.

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You Can Travel After the Kids Are Gone

You Can Travel After the Kids Are Gone

Travel is for twenty-somethings and retirees. Kids don’t need the mind-expansion or exposure to things outside their little corner of the world. Keep them home; you can travel once they’re gone.

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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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Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches

Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches

The things we learn about who we are, who we were, who we are becoming, and how that fits with who we thought we were when we started our journey are some of the most profound realizations a traveler comes to on the road. The difficult part, of course, is what happens when we come home

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Wanna Travel Sooner?

Wanna Travel Sooner?

Would you like to travel now, instead of later? Would you like to travel for six months instead of two? How about a lifetime? Jennifer Miller shares some secrets to funding your travels sooner rather than later.

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Questioning Oneself During Long-Term Travel

Questioning Oneself During Long-Term Travel

Join David Joshua Jennings choose these few days to chronicle because they are representative not only of the opportunities one finds oneself drifting into as a result of many months or years on the road, but also of the random love affairs, intoxication, loneliness, and relentless self-questioning that travel often inspires.

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How I Travel: Coleman Collins

How I Travel: Coleman Collins

This “How I Travel” profiles Coleman Collins, a basketball player with a serious case of wanderlust, a nose for adventure, and an insatiable thirst for life. We should all be so lucky.

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Travel Hacking for Dummies

Travel Hacking for Dummies

Many travellers become fanatical about travel hacking, but let’s face it, not everyone has a credit card. So, does this mean that travel hacking is only for those of a certain class? In a word, no!

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Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers

Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers

Are you married? In a relationship? A family man or woman? Are you a 100% non-solo traveler? Jenn Miller shares why solo travel is still important even when you’re not a solo traveler.

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5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip

5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip

Are you planning your first big trip? Jenn Miller shares five questions to ask yourself before you dive in.

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How One Woman Discovered her Independence On the Road

How One Woman Discovered her Independence On the Road

When Tina and her boyfriend left Germany for Australia, they thought they’d settle down and live there forever. But after their breakup, Tina decided it was time to discover herself through traveling the world.

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