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Gift Guide for Long-Term Travelers

Gift Guide for Long-Term Travelers

If you’re struggling with what to give the travel lover in your life, this gift guide will help. From $10 stocking stuffers to RTW plane tickets, there’s something for every budget!

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How I Travel: Andrew Evans

How I Travel: Andrew Evans

Andrew Evans has packed a lot into his short lifetime—he’s a writer, an endless wanderer and even took a bus from Washington D.C. all the way down to Antarctica. Come see how he travels in our ongoing “How I Travel” series.

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Inspiration to Get You On the Road

Inspiration to Get You On the Road

When someone starts planning a long-term trip, usually one of the first things they do is look at photos to inspire them. In 2014, there is no better place than Instagram to be inspired by travel photography. Here are 30 of our favorites to follow for amazing travel photography.

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Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip

Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip

What happens when your big idea, your plan for a grand adventure, is met with a, “Meh,” attitude by your children. Or worse, what do you do when they absolutely declare that they won’t go, that you’re ruining their lives and that they’d rather live with Grandma instead? Jenn Miller unpacks her toolkit for helping kids, from littles to teens, get on board and contribute to the family dream!

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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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Why You Should Ignore Everything You’ve Heard & Go to Colombia

Why You Should Ignore Everything You’ve Heard & Go to Colombia

If you’re basing everything you know about Colombia on what the media tells you, then it’s time to listen to someone who’s actually been there. Adam Seper loved his time in Colombia, and is here to tell you why you should forget the stereotypes about the country and book a trip today.

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Round the World in Retirement

Round the World in Retirement

It’s been said that “life begins at retirement.”  It certainly can!  Anne Supsic explains why retirement is the ideal moment in time to wave goodbye to your old life and see the world.

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How I Travel: Kelly Liken

How I Travel: Kelly Liken

Kelly Liken knows her way around the kitchen—and she proved it on season 7 of Bravo’s hit show Top Chef.
In between cooking at her Vail, Colorado restaurant, traveling to film the Top Chef reunion and planning a trip with her husband, Kelly told us about her favorite meal ever, the glories of Mexican street food and the (secret) island that she fell in love with.

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The World’s Best Secret Foodie Destination?

The World’s Best Secret Foodie Destination?

What comes to mind when you think of Algerian cuisine? For some people it’s nothing at all. For some people it’s just couscous and mint tea. But for Amy Turner, it’s one of main reasons you should add Algeria to your list of foodie destinations.

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Travel Success Story

Travel Success Story

Fred Perrotta struck me, immediately, as super bright, extremely motivated, creative thinker and problem solver. And that was before I knew that he’d quit Google to graciously solve my biggest problem: packing.

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Can You Make a Career Out of Travel Blogging?

Can You Make a Career Out of Travel Blogging?

People often write about how to supplement your travels by earning money though your travel blog, but what about earning a full time wage (in a western country)? Full time travel blogger and writer Emily Luxton investigates the question, “Can you make a career out of travel blogging?”

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Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons

Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons

This is one of the most common questions among newer travelers, so expert JoAnna Haugen gives both sides of the story and a lot for us to think about.

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How I Travel: Chris Carrabba

How I Travel: Chris Carrabba

Chris Carrabba is the type of musician that’s a treat to behold: he’s thoughtful, friendly and deeply grateful for where his songs have taken him. This week, Chris chats with How I Travel, revealing a sense of excitement about the world and its inhabitants and a sincere desire to savor every moment.

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