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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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Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches

Honoring the Lessons Travel Teaches

The things we learn about who we are, who we were, who we are becoming, and how that fits with who we thought we were when we started our journey are some of the most profound realizations a traveler comes to on the road. The difficult part, of course, is what happens when we come home

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Wanna Travel Sooner?

Wanna Travel Sooner?

Would you like to travel now, instead of later? Would you like to travel for six months instead of two? How about a lifetime? Jennifer Miller shares some secrets to funding your travels sooner rather than later.

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Questioning Oneself During Long-Term Travel

Questioning Oneself During Long-Term Travel

Join David Joshua Jennings choose these few days to chronicle because they are representative not only of the opportunities one finds oneself drifting into as a result of many months or years on the road, but also of the random love affairs, intoxication, loneliness, and relentless self-questioning that travel often inspires.

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How I Travel: Coleman Collins

How I Travel: Coleman Collins

This “How I Travel” profiles Coleman Collins, a basketball player with a serious case of wanderlust, a nose for adventure, and an insatiable thirst for life. We should all be so lucky.

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Ode to Antigua: Central America’s Tourist Capital

Ode to Antigua: Central America’s Tourist Capital

Antigua, Guatemala, former capital of Central America, is one of the great colonial towns to which backpackers and ex-pats flock, and though often reputed as a tourist trap, frequent visitor Jonathon Engels comes to the defense of Antigua and reveals some of the great locales that keeps him coming back for more.

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Hostels – A Haven for Single Travelers

Hostels – A Haven for Single Travelers

If you’re single and it’s bumming you out, there is a place Netanya Stutz recommends you pack your bag and venture to, where being single is the norm, and where social status, employment status, and ego are pushed aside, allowing your true self to come out and play.

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Best Summer Festivals in the UK [Sponsored Post]

Best Summer Festivals in the UK [Sponsored Post]

This is a sponsored post brought to you by Sykes Cottages.  For more information on sponsored posts read here. Say ‘festival’ to anyone in the UK, and more than likely they’ll reply Glastonbury, the south west favourite famous for incredible outdoor music and mud in equal measure.  But Glastonbury isn’t the only jewel in the UK […]

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A Bangka to Bohol: Adventures in Philippine Travel

A Bangka to Bohol: Adventures in Philippine Travel

How two valiant travelers cope with the sometimes fickle Philippine’s transport system and avoid disaster in the process.

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Burma is Back

Burma is Back

Burma is back on the map for ethical travellers. Follow in Alex Jones’ footsteps as he checks out a fascinating country where, for the moment at least, foreign tourists remain few and far between.

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On Tragedy, Love, and Hope: Stories from Two Italian Castles

On Tragedy, Love, and Hope: Stories from Two Italian Castles

Architectural monuments embody centuries of history, but for Sara Whitestone the parallel stories of love lost told by two Italian castles sent her on a journey of hopeful discovery.

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From Maine to Spain & Everything In Between

From Maine to Spain & Everything In Between

The beauty of traveling is that it’s different for everyone, including Alexandra Sagan Pope who ventured from Maine to Spain and back again.

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8 Reasons To Visit Belgrade Now

8 Reasons To Visit Belgrade Now

From hosting Southeast Europe’s biggest beer festivals to housing one of the world’s largest cathedrals, Belgrade’s historic streets and cultural events rival many of Europe’s great cities.

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Travel Hacking for Dummies

Travel Hacking for Dummies

Many travellers become fanatical about travel hacking, but let’s face it, not everyone has a credit card. So, does this mean that travel hacking is only for those of a certain class? In a word, no!

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Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers

Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers

Are you married? In a relationship? A family man or woman? Are you a 100% non-solo traveler? Jenn Miller shares why solo travel is still important even when you’re not a solo traveler.

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5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip

5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip

Are you planning your first big trip? Jenn Miller shares five questions to ask yourself before you dive in.

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How One Woman Discovered her Independence On the Road

How One Woman Discovered her Independence On the Road

When Tina and her boyfriend left Germany for Australia, they thought they’d settle down and live there forever. But after their breakup, Tina decided it was time to discover herself through traveling the world.

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How I Travel: Johnny Jet

How I Travel: Johnny Jet

This week’s “How I Travel” profile is the frequent-flying Johnny Jet – who, believe it or not, was once afraid to fly. Rest assured, he got over that fear a long time ago.

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Long-Term Travel vs. Short Vacations

Long-Term Travel vs. Short Vacations

Find out why we at BootsnAll think every person should take a long-term trip at some point in their lives, and how long-term travel differs greatly from a shorter vacation.

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The Role of Pain in Travel

The Role of Pain in Travel

Travel often has an element of suffering intrinsic to the process, but what about pain as a catalyst for travel? What about the value of suffering physically for the greater journey, both internally and externally? Should we, as indie travelers, be seeking to make the journey more comfortable, or intentionally making it more difficult? How much notice should we take of the pain and discomfort of a journey? What is its proper place, mentally and physically, in an adventure?

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How to Use a Guidebook Without Letting it Ruin Your Trip

How to Use a Guidebook Without Letting it Ruin Your Trip

Some travelers are very against using guidebooks on the road. Steve Bramucci is one of them, but here he shares advice on how to get a lot out of the things in spite of the potential pitfalls.

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