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Bhutan: Why It’s Worth It

Bhutan: Why It’s Worth It

Bhutan, a peaceful and spiritual oasis lying in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas offers unique adventures to travelers, but has a reputation for being expensive that deters potential visitors. Kellie Netherwood explains why it is worth it.

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8 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

8 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Being on the road means experiencing adventures and marveling at different cultures. It also means different cultures of bacteria are marveling at your arrival. Christine Garvin highlights eight ways to protect your health – and your good time – while traveling.

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Schengen Visa: What you should know

Schengen Visa: What you should know

Jenn Miller inadvertently overstayed her Schengen Visa for three months. Whoops. There’s no excuse for not knowing (and playing) by the rules. Here’s what you need to know.

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Searching for Summer

Searching for Summer

When all other options have been exhausted, Jenni takes a troubled teen to India in an effort to help her get out of her own way and discover who her own best self is.

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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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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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A Travel Insurance Interview: Do You Really Need It?

A Travel Insurance Interview: Do You Really Need It?

Trying to decide if you need travel insurance? And if so, what kind? Adam Seper’s fictitious interview with a surly backpacker will help you make the call.

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Travel Insurance: Do you need it?

Travel Insurance: Do you need it?

Is travel insurance necessary? What should you look for in a policy? Which companies offer it? Jenn Miller helps you think through the options and consider your needs.

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Five Reasons to Take a Career Break

Five Reasons to Take a Career Break

You’re stuck in the 9-5, fighting the cube wars day after day but you want more. Here Jennifer Miller shows us there’s no reason you can’t have it! Read on for five excellent reasons to hang up your dress shirt and take a year (or more) to redefine your life through a career break.

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Why It’s Not Crazy to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Why It’s Not Crazy to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Adam Seper expertly addresses the three biggest concerns you’re likely to hear about when you tell friends and family you’re going to travel the world for a year or more, helping calm your (and their) fears and turning those potential negatives into likely positives.

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What Travel Has Meant to My Education

What Travel Has Meant to My Education

Travel has long been accepted as a vital part of a well-rounded education. Having traveled full-time from the age of eleven, Hannah Miller shares insight on what seven years of travel on five continents have meant to her education.

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5 Road Schooling Ideas

5 Road Schooling Ideas

One important aspect of long term travel with kids that must be considered is education. Jenn Miller has home schooled her kids since birth and is in her eighth year of road schooling them as they adventure. Read along and think through your philosophy, curriculum options, and hands on ideas for how to make it happen as you hit the road.

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How Volunteering in Africa Changed Me

How Volunteering in Africa Changed Me

Volunteering on a refugee camp in Africa may not be a typical travel choice, but as Josh Martin explains, it’s certainly a transformational one.

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Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School

Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School

Have you ever been tempted to just take your kids out of school and hit the road? Maybe you worried about getting permission or how to demonstrate what your child would learn while traveling. Jennifer Miller skipped most of third and eighth grade because her family was traveling. Those were the best two years of her “schooling,” and she went on to become a teacher herself! She will show you how to craft a pitch to your school administrators and how to quantify the learning for your child, and perhaps even benefit every child in your kid’s class!

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