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8 Useful Items to Pack That Will Get You Out of a Bind

8 Useful Items to Pack That Will Get You Out of a Bind

Some things (that fourth pair of shoes) can be left at home, but there are others that can really help get you out of a bind on the road and should be included in your bag, even if you’re packing light. Eileen Smith shares 8 useful multipurpose items that she doesn’t like to travel without.

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The Incredible National Parks of South America

The Incredible National Parks of South America

Most people have heard of the Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu or Torres del Paine, but did you know that South America has over 300 more spectacular national parks and nature reserves? Simone Cannon de Bastardo takes you on a tour of some of the best.

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Why You Want to Spend Longer in the Peruvian Amazon

Why You Want to Spend Longer in the Peruvian Amazon

Jenn Miller’s spent two-weeks exploring the Amazon Rainforest in Peru. She’s seen parrots licking clay, searched for ironwood tree seeds, and spotted caimans. You could do it all in two days, but she thinks you should take as much time as you can and slow down. Here’s why.

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Latest Traveler Articles

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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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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25 Fun and Useful Gift Ideas For Round-the-World Travelers

25 Fun and Useful Gift Ideas For Round-the-World Travelers

Round the world travelers are always on the lookout for gear to help them travel more efficiently. Here are 25 gift ideas for the round-the-world trip traveler on your holiday shopping list from BootsnAll’s Adam Seper.

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How to Plan an Extended Trip in South America

How to Plan an Extended Trip in South America

Adam Seper takes us through the many reasons (budget, scenery, food) that South America is an ideal destination for an extended stay on your multi-stop or RTW trip, as well as the specifics of what to expect in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, and Chile.

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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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How Travel Changed A Former Googler’s Life for the Better

How Travel Changed A Former Googler’s Life for the Better

Jenn Miller interviews Fred Perrotta, the entrepreneur that quit Google to solve every traveler’s biggest problem: packing. His solution? Tortuga Backpacks.

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5 Surprising Things About Antarctica

5 Surprising Things About Antarctica

It’s only natural to expect snow and icebergs on a trip to Antarctica, but Lynda Joy Smith discovered some surprising things about the world’s most southerly continent.

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10 Gear Items You Need for Any Camping Trip

10 Gear Items You Need for Any Camping Trip

Whether you’re planning your first big camping trip or you’re an old pro, Travel Gear Blog writer Aimee Maxwell, has 10 items you’ll want for your upcoming camping trip.

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Colors and Colorism in Colombia

Colors and Colorism in Colombia

In Colombia, color is all around. But the local preoccupation with color isn’t just about walls, fresh fruit, flowers, and textiles. Gloria Atanmo from The Blog Abroad shares her experiences with Colorism in Cartagena and reflects on how race has a direct effect on how she’s received in destinations around the world.

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Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast

Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast

Freelance writer and traveler Matt Milloway travels to the northern coast of Colombia, and spends a day immersed in the history (and humidity) of Cartagena’s streets.

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