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Overplanning vs. Spontaneity

Overplanning vs. Spontaneity

How much should I plan? How much should I leave open? Planning a long term, RTW trip can cause headaches for first-timers. Luckily Adam Seper is here to help you ask yourself the right questions to make planning that first RTW trip much easier.

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How I Travel: Food, Glorious Food

How I Travel: Food, Glorious Food

Food is an integral part of the travel experience and over the course of 33 “How I Travel” interviews, food has come up almost every single time. This week, we take a look back at some of the most fascinating pieces of food related anecdotes, advice and warnings (!) that we’ve received to date.

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12 Career Skills That Travel Will Improve

12 Career Skills That Travel Will Improve

Ever think of traveling as a way to build your resume? Mabel Lee shows you how career break trips can actually improve your skills on the job or prepare you for your next big step in the professional world.

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Dreams Deferred

Dreams Deferred

Life is tough sometimes, isn’t it? It’s not as simple as a rah-rah session of, “Anyone can live their dreams, go, go, go!” Sometimes, there are real reasons that a dream gets deferred. Good reasons. Then what?

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Latest Traveler Articles

15 Must-Haves of Great Hostels

15 Must-Haves of Great Hostels

As a backpacker, hostels are your home away from home. Conni Biesalski fills you in on the must-haves of a good hostel so you know what to look for.

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Exploration and Relaxation in British Columbia, Canada

Exploration and Relaxation in British Columbia, Canada

This post is brought to you by Destination British Columbia. For more information on sponsored posts read here. One of the most appealing parts of travel in British Columbia, Canada is taking advantage of the stunning surroundings and challenging yourself with outdoor adventures. After hiking, biking, and exploring the province, what better way to unwind than a […]

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Food and Wine in British Columbia

Food and Wine in British Columbia

British Columbia, Canada is known world-wide for its spectacular scenery and outdoor adventures. But did you know that it also offers some of the best food and wine in the world as well?

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British Columbia Outdoor Adventures

British Columbia Outdoor Adventures

How much do you know about travel in British Columbia, Canada? When planning a trip and deciding where to go and what to do, have you ever considered planning your trip around mountains and outdoor adventures? For independent travelers, Canada offers a wealth of possibilities, particularly in British Columbia.

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Author Bio: Aimee Cebulski

Author Aimee Cebulski has been furiously catching up on lost time as a traveler after a five-year battle with fear of flying grounded her dreams of visiting far-flung destinations in her mid-20s.  Now, she’s proud to have 52 stamps in her passport and considers each new one a triumph over fear. She’s worked as a […]

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Exploring the Outdoors in British Columbia

Exploring the Outdoors in British Columbia

How much do you know about travel in British Columbia, Canada? When planning a trip and deciding where to go and what to do, have you ever considered planning your trip around mountains and outdoor adventures? For independent travelers, Canada offers a wealth of possibilities, particularly in British Columbia.

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5 European Flight Itineraries

5 European Flight Itineraries

Using Indie, BootsnAll’s multi-country flight finder, you can plan your trip, no matter how short or long. Check out the following five trips to help get you started. If you like what you see, simply click on Price this trip to get a price. If it’s not exactly what you’re looking for, you can customize […]

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Author Bio: Jonathan Look

In 2011 Jonathan Look decided change his life, retire early and pursue adventures instead of comfort and possessions. To accomplish this he sold all of his possessions and headed out. His goal is to spend ten years discovering new places, meeting new people and taking the time to learn about them, their values and their […]

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Older Featured Articles

Traveling by Motorbike

Traveling by Motorbike

Ever wondered what it’s like to travel through India on a motorcycle? Join David Joshua Jennings in Ladakh, India, for a day in the life of a long-term traveler.

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How I Travel: Priscilla Levac

How I Travel: Priscilla Levac

Priscilla Levac is a professional snowboarder, clothing designer and raw food expert. This week the self-proclaimed “Easy-Going Princess” took time out of her schedule to talk about how travel is like a river, the joys of raw food and falling in love on the road.

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Swapping Your iPhone For a Backpack

Swapping Your iPhone For a Backpack

Taking a career-gap for long-term travel can involve more lifestyle adjustment than you might think. Jo Fitzsimons shares her tips on how best to adapt in the early weeks.

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The Thailand of Your Dreams

The Thailand of Your Dreams

Waking in a rice paddy, the whine of a mosquito, the soft blow of water buffalo working, and the joy of getting so far off of the beaten path that you’re lost and illiterate. This is Thailand

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Five Shoulder Seasons to Plan Your Trip Around

Five Shoulder Seasons to Plan Your Trip Around

Shoulder seasons:those delightful wedges between high and low seasons that offer decent weather, smaller crowds and a healthy potential for deals on hotels and airfare. Shoulder seasons indicate a drop in tourism demand, but not in intrinsic value. Melanie Waldman offers up tips for booking shoulder season deals in five regions around the world.

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Live the Life You Want to Live

Live the Life You Want to Live

Recovering tax attorney Amber Hoffman shares how she moved from talking tax to talking travel as she continues to search for her authentic self.

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How I Travel: Andrew Shelley

How I Travel: Andrew Shelley

At age 27, Andrew Shelley quit his engineering job with a plan to travel the world. But Andrew’s trip would be different from other ‘round-the-world backpackers in one very significant way: he’d be undertaking the entire journey in a wheelchair.

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You Can Travel After the Kids Are Gone

You Can Travel After the Kids Are Gone

Travel is for twenty-somethings and retirees. Kids don’t need the mind-expansion or exposure to things outside their little corner of the world. Keep them home; you can travel once they’re gone.

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