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Taking Travel to the Extreme

Taking Travel to the Extreme

Making meaningful connections is one of the best parts of travel. There are lots of folks out there who are doing really cool, interesting, intriguing, and often questionable things in the world of travel – and we want to tell their stories, too! Writer Will Jackson has met many several of these types of people during his travels, and the following story is about a few of them.

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To Plan or Not to Plan

To Plan or Not to Plan

After conducting 20 interviews with actors, athletes, musicians, writers and various other fascinating vagabonds, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite answers to the question “Do you like to have an itinerary and some research under your belt when you visit a foreign country?” Hopefully it provides interesting food for thought as you set off on your own journeys.

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Why a Gap Year Should Come to America

Why a Gap Year Should Come to America

Career break. Sabbatical. Gap Year. These words and phrases are not unusual in most countries in the world – except the United States. Katie Aune explains why Americans are desperate need of embracing the concept of a career break.

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Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago

Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago

One of the things that amazes me about the Camino is it’s universal appeal. Thousands of pilgrims walk it every year. Hundreds of thousands have been walking it for centuries. Catholics, protestants, athiests, agnostics, pagans, buddhists, jews, and every hybrid you can imagine line the path. The movie The Way, with Martin Sheen, inspired thousands more to pack a bag and take a long walk. Perhaps you are among them. If you’re considering walking the Camino de Santiago, here’s what you need to know:

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Latest Traveler Articles

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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Older Featured Articles

Trading Divorce for Travel

Trading Divorce for Travel

It is well known that a decision to travel the world can be life-altering. Jessica Thompson explains how she and her husband chose a trip around the world in the place of an impending divorce.

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How I Travel: Andrew McCarthy

How I Travel: Andrew McCarthy

Andrew McCarthy’s inner vagabond wasn’t satisfied with a successful career as an actor and director – so when he met National Geographic Traveler’s editor Keith Bellows at a party many years ago, he coaxed Bellows into letting him write for the magazine. Today, he’s a National Geographic Traveler contributing editor and an award-winning travel writer – and we’re pleased to feature him this week on How I Travel.

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Enhance Your Resume with Travel

Enhance Your Resume with Travel

Long-term unemployment is a difficult mental hurdle to overcome for those considering a RTW. But a gap in employment doesn’t have to hurt your resume. Tara Shubbuck details a few marketable skills that anyone has the opportunity to learn or hone before departing.

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Australian Outback

Australian Outback

There is nothing in the red center of Australia. Except the beating heart of a continent.

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The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip

The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip

Have you heard of stopover flights before? If not, Adam Seper is here to let you in on a few secrets to make the most of your long term trip.

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“Real” Jobs Are Overrated

“Real” Jobs Are Overrated

How a trip to Cambodia changed one recent graduate’s outlook on life and altered her future.

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How I Travel: Tony Wheeler

How I Travel: Tony Wheeler

It could easily be argued that Tony Wheeler is in the running for ‘Most Influential Traveler Alive.’ In 1972 he and his wife Maureen co-founded Lonely Planet—now the largest guidebook publisher in the world. Before Lonely Planet was a publishing giant, it was just Tony, Maureen and a typewriter. And before they were ready to write that first book, they had to travel. A lot.

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Why a Travel Break Can Be the Best Career Move You’ll Ever Make

Why a Travel Break Can Be the Best Career Move You’ll Ever Make

Career breaks and sabbaticals have finally been gaining steam when even as recently as a decade ago they were thought of as career suicide. We talked to 20 people who have taken that leap to find out why they did it and how it changed their lives.

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