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Leaving Corporate Life Behind

Leaving Corporate Life Behind

Many people quit their job and travel the world, but Adam Pervez quit his job and travels with the goal of leaving each place better than how he found it.

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How I Travel: Zane Lamprey

How I Travel: Zane Lamprey

Zane Lamprey is one of the few travel hosts on TV who doesn’t mind letting loose, drinking what’s handed to him and making good use of the international language of laughter. This week, Zane made time to talk with How I Travel about his love for Croatia, working with a hangover and why he’s a bit wary of street food.

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Fighting Fears

Fighting Fears

We all have fears that we battle in the dark of night. The question is, how do we get beyond them? How do we separate the rational from the irrational and refuse to be controlled by them?

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Seven Experiences Not to Miss in Bolivia

Seven Experiences Not to Miss in Bolivia

Planning a trip to South America? Adam Seper is here to inform you why it would be a crime to leave the gorgeous country of Bolivia off the list. He offers 7 must-sees while in this beautiful country.

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Latest Traveler Articles

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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10 Top Tips to Great Travel Photos

10 Top Tips to Great Travel Photos

The difference between holiday snapshots and great travel photography is your ability to capture the feel or mood of a scene rather than simply take a picture of a place. Kathryn Weir provides us with a quick checklist of very simple steps to greatly improve your photographic outcome and record your particular journey.

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Elections, Eels, Castles, and Cathedrals

Elections, Eels, Castles, and Cathedrals

When Sara Whitestone, an ESL teacher at a university in the United States, had a chance to visit some of her students in France, she jumped at the chance. Read what happens when her students became her teachers.

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Top 10 Toughest Countries to Get Into

Didn’t think you could go to Iran, North Korea, Iraq, or Somalia as a tourist? You certainly can! Addison Sears-Collins shows us how.

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Why Croatia is the Ultimate Indie Travel Destination for Young Families

Why Croatia is the Ultimate Indie Travel Destination for Young Families

An independently-planned family vacation is often just a question of finding a destination that’s perfect for you. For Jane Graham and her family of four children, that destination was Croatia and its islands – here’s why.

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5 Unmissable Thai Dishes

5 Unmissable Thai Dishes

You’ve not tried Thai food in its best and most unadulterated form until you’ve been to Thailand. Chris Wotton recommends the best local spots to try five unmissable dishes in the bustling capital of Bangkok.

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Voluntary Vacation: Hostel Hopping in Guatemala

Voluntary Vacation: Hostel Hopping in Guatemala

Many of us dream of taking a year off to travel in exotic locales and live the life of a vagabond, and Jonathon Engels gives tips on how to do just that by volunteering at hostels all around Guatemala.

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Beyond Borsch: Different Flavors of Russia

After deciding to move to Russia, one of the first questions friends and family would ask career ex-pat Jonathon Engels was “What are you going to eat?”, and now, nine months into his contract, he’s put together a collection of great Russian treats that all visitors should try.

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Older Featured Articles

How to Be an Indie Traveler Anywhere You Go

How to Be an Indie Traveler Anywhere You Go

You can be an indie traveler anywhere you go – even at home. In fact, indie travel isn’t all about traveling. We know. It sounds weird. It looks weird. But hear us out.

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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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The Psychology of Pre-Trip Preparations

The Psychology of Pre-Trip Preparations

Jenn Miller responds to a reader, and to her earlier self, regarding the deep worries that sometimes precede launch and attempts to tip the scales from ‘worried’ to ‘worth it.’

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7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once

7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once

It takes a great deal of courage to set off on one’s own into unknown territory, but there is growth and empowerment in doing so. Renee Lo Iacono shares a few things traveling solo can teach you about yourself and the world.

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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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