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How I Travel: Rolf Potts

How I Travel: Rolf Potts

We’re kicking off a new series about how real people approach travel with this article – a profile of travel writer & vagabonder Rolf Potts.

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8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

The reasons for taking a gap year – a travel break from school or work – can be many. Adam Seper offers eight of countless more reasons to take a break from normal life to pursue your travel dreams.

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Itineraries for Every Traveler

Itineraries for Every Traveler

Choosing an itinerary once you’ve decided to take a long-term trip is one of the hardest parts of planning such a trip. Vickie Lillo is here to offer 7 trip itineraries to help you out!

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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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A Unique Transport Option for Long-Term Travelers

A Unique Transport Option for Long-Term Travelers

Interested in going across the ocean but don’t want to fly? Andy and Becki Kremer find out first-hand what it’s like to cruise across the Atlantic, and if it’s a good option for the independent budget-traveler.

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All-Inclusive Resorts and Indie Travel: Is It Possible?

All-Inclusive Resorts and Indie Travel: Is It Possible?

Have you ever been tempted by an all-inclusive vacation package but afraid you’d lose your independent traveler cred if you went on a trip like that? This article by JoAnna Haugen may help you see that while there are some drawbacks to vacation packages, there are some serious perks, too – even for indie travelers.

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24 Powerful Quotes to Inspire Your Travels

24 Powerful Quotes to Inspire Your Travels

With the thousands of meme quotes circulating on social media, Jenn Miller gets inspired to share 24 of her favorites, most of which have never made the meme circuit. What are your favourites?

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Cruising Doesn’t Really Suck

Cruising Doesn’t Really Suck

Indie travellers that scoff at the very thought of incorporating a cruise ship as an integral part of their next trip may be missing out.

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Maybe Organized Tours Aren’t So Bad After All?

Maybe Organized Tours Aren’t So Bad After All?

As an self proclaimed indie traveler, I should have an open mind about all types of travel, yet I’ve always been kinda snotty about organized tours. Then I met Laura, who got me to re-think my stance.

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5 Trip Ideas To Inspire Your Planning

5 Trip Ideas To Inspire Your Planning

You’ve decided to do it! You’re taking off on a RTW adventure. But the world is huge! How do you begin to decide where to go? Vickie Lillo is here to offer 5 ideas to plan your big trip around.

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Do You Live an Extraordinary Life?

Do You Live an Extraordinary Life?

While reading a travel blog the other day, Adam Seper came across a quote that made him pause and reflect on his current life. He asked himself, “Am I living an extraordinary life?”

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The Importance of Community

The Importance of Community

Eight years after beginning to plan her family’s first big leap into long term travel, Jenn Miller reflects on the importance of community and invites you to join her in building it, here at Boots-n-All

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