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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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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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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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Twenty-four Hours in Sarajevo

Twenty-four Hours in Sarajevo

Visitors to Sarajevo could easily spend two days just exploring the mosques, cathedrals, bazaars and cafes that make-up the city’s Old Town. But if twenty four hours is all you have in the Bosnian capital, then Robin Koning’s itinerary will help you make the most of Sarajevo, including sights off the typical tourist map.

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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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Meditation in Nepal

Meditation in Nepal

Ever wondered what life in a meditation camp is actually like? Join David Joshua Jennings in Kathmandu, Nepal, to see what goes through the mind of a traveler when he’s not allowed to communicate for 11 days.

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How I Travel: Ellen Hopkins

How I Travel: Ellen Hopkins

This week’s How I Travel profiles Ellen Hopkins, the New York Times best-selling author.

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12 Reasons to Create a Travel Lifestyle

12 Reasons to Create a Travel Lifestyle

Travel can be a lifestyle, a genuine life routine. Vickie Lillo will show 12 reasons to travel and how you can start planning for that round-the-world adventure, even if you have to take it a few days at a time.

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First Hand Experiences

First Hand Experiences

Indie travel is all about having first hand experiences… so what happens when a seasoned traveler decides there’s one she doesn’t want to have?

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Escape the Rat Race

Escape the Rat Race

Many people dream of leaving their regular routines to experience travel in far off and exotic lands. Nastaja Ferreira shares her story of realizing this dream and overcoming the hurdles of everyday life to make it happen.

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