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How Travel Saved My Life

How Travel Saved My Life

There is a whole world out there waiting for you to discover. There is a whole you out there waiting to be discovered. Travel to discover. Travel to recover. Travel to live. Travel for no one else but you.

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Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids

Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids

Many families debate whether or not traveling with their kids is a worthwhile or healthy thing to do. Hannah Miller, a teen who’s traveled all over the world, shares a few of the reasons family travel is not only a good thing, but a highly beneficial way of life for both parents and children!

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Why I Travel: To Find Happiness? Nope.

Why I Travel: To Find Happiness? Nope.

We’re looking to start a conversation about “Why We Travel?” When did you first travel? What were your thoughts or perceptions about how travel would be before you began? What were your thoughts along the journey? How were you transformed by that first trip? What did it feel like while you were traveling? What did you learn? Where have you been since?

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Latest Traveler Articles

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Career Break… and Travel

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Career Break… and Travel

If you are sitting in your cubicle daydreaming about escaping and traveling the world, then read these 10 reasons why you should put down your briefcase and pick up a backpack.

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Enigmatic, Beautiful, Mysterious: Hawaii Island’s Petroglyphs

Enigmatic, Beautiful, Mysterious: Hawaii Island’s Petroglyphs

A thousand years before the birth of Columbus, the Polynesians routinely made voyages across the entire Pacific Basin that made the European Age of Discovery seem trivial by comparison. They left the tales of these adventures carved in the island’s stones — the enigmatic, beautiful and mysterious petroglyphs of Hawaii Island.

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Negotiating for Change in Fez

Negotiating for Change in Fez

As a swell of political dominoes sweeps North Africa and the Middle East, travel in the region has been difficult. Amy Siqveland takes a closer look at Fez, Morocco and examines how visitors are greatly influencing the environmental and cultural preservation of this area.

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The Intelligent Sea Turtles of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The Intelligent Sea Turtles of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Picture yourself sitting in one of the many beachfront restaurants sipping a margarita after watching a glorious sunset as the main attraction, the highlight of the evening, begins; a handful of huge lumbering female sea turtles literally emerge from the water and crawl up the beach in front of your eyes in search for their nesting location.

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Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia

Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia

Dave Stocking recently returned from a trip to the Banda Islands, also known as the Spice Islands. This article is about the journey – and what a journey it turned out to be.

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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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Older Featured Articles

8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

The reasons for taking a gap year – a travel break from school or work – can be many. Adam Seper offers eight of countless more reasons to take a break from normal life to pursue your travel dreams.

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Seven Places To Make Love Before You Die

Seven Places To Make Love Before You Die

The best way to rejuvenate your love life? Travel! Size may or may not matter, but location can make all the difference. Forget the “mile high club,” here are seven suggestions for making a travel memory that won’t fit on a postcard.

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A Mother Finds Courage On a Zip-Line in Boise

A Mother Finds Courage On a Zip-Line in Boise

A mother finds her courage on a Zipline in Boise with her son.

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How Long-Term Travel Can Change You And Your Life (for the better)

How Long-Term Travel Can Change You And Your Life (for the better)

BootsnAll Editor Jean Ciolli shares why getting hooked on short-term travel is only the first step and why even though in many ways long-term travel is harder, it’s worth the extra effort because of how it makes the traveler grow and change in unexpected ways.

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Why Two Week Trips are Important

Why Two Week Trips are Important

In the world of long-term travel, it can seem like the two week trip doesn’t matter. Lifestyle travelers scoff at anything less than “real” travel. Five and a half years in, Jenn Miller reminds us that big things often grow out of small beginnings and points out why, if two weeks is all you have, short trips matter all the more.

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Welcome New Editor and Direction of Bootsnall

Welcome New Editor and Direction of Bootsnall

We’re re-energizing the Bootsnall community and we have big plans! Why? Well… we want to change the world.

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8 Things that Separate Great Hostels from Average Hostels

8 Things that Separate Great Hostels from Average Hostels

Hostels come in all shapes and sizes with varying amenities. After a year of round-the-world travel, Adam Seper is comfortable declaring which 8 amenities separate the great hostels from the so-so hostels.

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10 Awesome Snorkeling Spots Around the World

10 Awesome Snorkeling Spots Around the World

If you were going to take a round the world snorkel tour, these are the Top Ten Snorkel Spots.

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