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7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend

7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend

When many people consider a “road trip” vacation they automatically think of a week or more and maybe going across country, but Katie Hammel has 7 ideas for excellent trips you can pull off on a 3-day weekend.

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A Leap of Faith – On Hitching a Ride Across the Atlantic

A Leap of Faith – On Hitching a Ride Across the Atlantic

Travelling around the world is not particularly challenging… by taking the plane. But how about factoring a few sailing boat gigs into the equation? Dorian Cave writes about his own ‘boat hitchhiking’ quest in the Canary Islands, and provides the keys to hitching amazing rides across the oceans of the world.

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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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Overland Travel With Kids

Overland Travel With Kids

Taking a one day drive to Grandma’s house, or a long day of flight travel between home and a holiday, is an entirely different kind of travel than long form overland travel with kids. Jenn Miller shares her hard earned wisdom on how to travel the hard way with children.

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Off the Beaten Rail Path – Six Alternative Destinations in Central Europe

Off the Beaten Rail Path – Six Alternative Destinations in Central Europe

Getting a little bored and frustrated by the famous cities of Europe may be inconceivable at the start of an interrail adventure, but it can happen. John Guzdek gives you six attractive alternative destinations to shake up the Central European leg of your journey.

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Re-imagining Higher Education

Re-imagining Higher Education

Have you ever felt or thought, “Is this it?” Is this my highest and best purpose? Especially when you were young, did you ever feel like formal education missed the boat on guiding you and gelling you attain the skills to happiness and riches?

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Eight Reasons to Visit Post-Communist Eastern Europe Now

Eight Reasons to Visit Post-Communist Eastern Europe Now

Spring is in the air in Eastern Europe and as Tristan Cano discovers, there is no time like the present to head East.

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How To Travel Long Distance by Bus

How To Travel Long Distance by Bus

Over the years Pamela has taken several long-haul bus trips. Sometimes she was prepared and other times she wanted to find the closest cliff and dive off. Here are her 8 tips for surviving long-distance bus travel.

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12 of the Most Scenic Train Rides in the World

12 of the Most Scenic Train Rides in the World

From trundling through canyons to an opulent safari-on-wheels or winding down snow-drenched mountains, these are 12 of the world’s most scenic train journeys to fuel your wanderlust.

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Getting Around Eastern Europe – Tips to Save Money and Reduce the Hassle

Getting Around Eastern Europe – Tips to Save Money and Reduce the Hassle

Eastern Europe is filled with newly-popular destinations, and you might not think getting from place to place would be complicated, but it usually is. Cristina Puscas is a native travel writer who offers expert advice on how to do it cheapest and best.

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