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8 Simple Steps for Making the Most of Europe’s Low Cost Airlines

8 Simple Steps for Making the Most of Europe’s Low Cost Airlines

Have you booked a bargain flight with one of Europe’s low cost airlines only to be stung by one extra charge after another? Flying can be one of the cheapest ways to get around Europe, but only if you know how to make the most of the airlines’ rules and avoid the tricks that bump up the cost. Jo Fitzsimons shows you seven simple steps for making the most of Europe’s low cost airlines.

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11 Budget European Destinations

11 Budget European Destinations

We talk a lot about budget destinations for a long-term or RTW trip, and Europe always seems to get a raw deal. But if you’re planning an RTW trip, don’t automatically leave Europe off the list. Here are 11 cities in 5 countries where it’s still possible to travel inexpensively.

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5 Ways Travel Has Made Me a Better Lover

5 Ways Travel Has Made Me a Better Lover

Travel changes us. Jenn Miller discusses five ways that her long term journey has deepened her capacity for love and challenged her to develop a deeper understanding of herself and the world around her.

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5 Trip Ideas Centered Around Europe

5 Trip Ideas Centered Around Europe

In April, we’ve been focusing on educating travelers about airfare options for your big trip, along with a focus on travel in Europe. There are lots of companies to shop for and purchase airfare for a trip. But Indie, BootsnAll’s multi-country flight finder, still remains the easiest tool to use to build, price, and book a multi-stop trip completely online, no matter how short or long that trip is. If you’re planning a big trip and Europe is at the center of it, check out the following five trip ideas to help get you started.

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A Week in the Life of a Nomadic Travel Blogger

A Week in the Life of a Nomadic Travel Blogger

“You have my dream job!” is the most frequent statement I hear every day, week, month, and year. As a travel blogger and freelance writer/photographer, my work has taken me all over the world for the last 8 years and rendered me nomadic.Yes, it is a dream job, and most people believe in the romantic notion that I gallivant around the world just having fun, because part of my job is to really show the great, beautiful parts of travel. But there is some wizardry at work, as I don’t always show people what the “Great Oz” is doing behind the curtain.

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Latest Traveler Articles

#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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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

The First Timer’s Guide to Train Travel in Europe

The First Timer’s Guide to Train Travel in Europe

Embarking on a rail adventure around Europe is a popular fantasy, but turning it into a reality can be daunting. Lani Thorpe offers easy tips to make train travel the hassle-free experience it should be.

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16 Travel Gadgets That Need to be Invented

16 Travel Gadgets That Need to be Invented

Travel gear is a booming business, but the things travelers want most haven’t been invented yet! Jenn Miller and a dozen of her long term traveling friends brainstorm the best ideas for what should be the next big thing.

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Around the World
in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

Jo Fitzsimons shows you how to replicate the route of fictional Phileas Fogg, the character created by Jules Verne in 1873 in his classic adventure “Around the World in 80 Days.”

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Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money

Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money

Searching, pricing, and booking complex multi-stop international flights has historically been the most time consuming and frustrating part of planning a round the world trip. But what if I told you that you could do it all in less than 30 minutes?

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Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat

Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat

Jenn Miller takes a look at the correlation between international travel and voting patterns among American voters.

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Around the World Airfare Myth Busters

Around the World Airfare Myth Busters

One of, if not the biggest expense of a long-term trip is the airfare, and the myths surrounding multi-stop (also referred to as RTW) airfare are just as many as long-term travel itself.

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Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

We live in a world of constant connectivity. While technology has made it much easier to travel, has it also hindered our ability to be truly present? Jenni Mahnaz explores the idea of being too connected while on the road.

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A Volunteer Project to Get Behind

A Volunteer Project to Get Behind

A few weeks ago in this column, Jennifer Miller shared her disdain for short term mission trips. Some who read this article thought she was calling for an end to all types of volunteer trips, fundraisers, activities, and experiences, which is the furthest thing from the truth. Today, Jenn is sharing a personal story about a project that she believes will leave a lasting impact on the community that she currently lives in, which is what we believe most people who get involved in this type of work hope to accomplish.

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