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How I Travel: Kyle MacDonald

How I Travel: Kyle MacDonald

This week’s “How I Travel” profiles Kyle MacDonald, who took one red paperclip and eventually traded it up to a house. Kyle believes in making travel fun, not taking yourself too seriously, and never, ever forgetting the dental floss.

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How a Pencil Made Me Appreciate Life

How a Pencil Made Me Appreciate Life

Have you had an experience during your travels that really made you take a step back and reflect? Adam Seper shares his story about volunteering in Laos and how much of an impact a simple gift had on him.

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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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the Indie Travel Manifesto

the Indie Travel Manifesto

See the document and tenets that we live and work by: The Indie Travel Manifesto.

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How I Travel: Justin Kredible

How I Travel: Justin Kredible

In this week’s How I Travel, we talk to entertainer Justin Kredible, who travels the world while making people laugh, and never leaves home without a deck of cards.

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Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel

Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel

Would you let your child backpack alone with only other teens at 14? How ’bout play music gigs in bars at 15? Would you let your 13 year old live and work with college students on a farm a thousand miles away? Would you let your kids go out for dinner in a strange city, in Thailand, at night, alone? Jenn Miller has let her kids do all of these things and more. In this article she makes the argument for expanding the freedom of teenagers and expecting the very best as a result. You gave them roots, are you brave enough to give them wings?

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A Day in the Life: New Zealand

A Day in the Life: New Zealand

If you were to send your five year old out into the front yard armed with three jumbo bags of cotton balls and the instruction to distribute them evenly across the entire green space, the result would approximate the manner in which sheep dot the landscape of the hillsides of New Zealand.

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Myth Busting: Good British Food Does Exist

Myth Busting: Good British Food Does Exist

Jo Fitzsimons is used to hearing from travelers how bad her home country cuisine is but she doesn’t accept that British food deserves the bad stereotypes. She explains that good British food is on the menu together with tips on how and where to find it.

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Can Travel Really Change Who You Are?

Can Travel Really Change Who You Are?

Imagine the freedom and potential for change that could arise when removed from your habitual environment. You could be free. Free from the constraints of society, free from social obligations, free from your reflection in the eyes of others and free to imagine yourself in anyway you want.

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How I Travel: Claire Bevilacqua

How I Travel: Claire Bevilacqua

Claire Bevilacqua is a thoughtful, a ripping surfer and a true travel aficionado. The 2003 Australian Juniors champ made the jump to the pro circuit as a 22 year old and hasn’t looked back since. This week, she took a break from the hustle of the pro tour to chat with “How I Travel.”

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When You Fall Down, Keep on Walking

When You Fall Down, Keep on Walking

On a seemingly normal Sunday afternoon, I carried a garbage bag and an empty pizza box out to the dumpster, and without warning a tree limb struck me, breaking my neck. Through my multiple-month recovery, limited to a full back, torso, and neck brace, I lost my job as well as uncovered that my husband had been unfaithful. How do you like them apples? With no showers, no driving, and other medical restrictions, my only allowed physical therapy and solace was walking.

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