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A Week in the Life of a Nomadic Travel Blogger

A Week in the Life of a Nomadic Travel Blogger

“You have my dream job!” is the most frequent statement I hear every day, week, month, and year. As a travel blogger and freelance writer/photographer, my work has taken me all over the world for the last 8 years and rendered me nomadic.Yes, it is a dream job, and most people believe in the romantic notion that I gallivant around the world just having fun, because part of my job is to really show the great, beautiful parts of travel. But there is some wizardry at work, as I don’t always show people what the “Great Oz” is doing behind the curtain.

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16 Travel Gadgets That Need to be Invented

16 Travel Gadgets That Need to be Invented

Travel gear is a booming business, but the things travelers want most haven’t been invented yet! Jenn Miller and a dozen of her long term traveling friends brainstorm the best ideas for what should be the next big thing.

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Around the World
in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

Jo Fitzsimons shows you how to replicate the route of fictional Phileas Fogg, the character created by Jules Verne in 1873 in his classic adventure “Around the World in 80 Days.”

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Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money

Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money

Searching, pricing, and booking complex multi-stop international flights has historically been the most time consuming and frustrating part of planning a round the world trip. But what if I told you that you could do it all in less than 30 minutes?

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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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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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Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat

Travel Turns You Into a Liberal Democrat

Jenn Miller takes a look at the correlation between international travel and voting patterns among American voters.

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Around the World Airfare Myth Busters

Around the World Airfare Myth Busters

One of, if not the biggest expense of a long-term trip is the airfare, and the myths surrounding multi-stop (also referred to as RTW) airfare are just as many as long-term travel itself.

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Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

Is Constant Connection Ruining Travel?

We live in a world of constant connectivity. While technology has made it much easier to travel, has it also hindered our ability to be truly present? Jenni Mahnaz explores the idea of being too connected while on the road.

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A Volunteer Project to Get Behind

A Volunteer Project to Get Behind

A few weeks ago in this column, Jennifer Miller shared her disdain for short term mission trips. Some who read this article thought she was calling for an end to all types of volunteer trips, fundraisers, activities, and experiences, which is the furthest thing from the truth. Today, Jenn is sharing a personal story about a project that she believes will leave a lasting impact on the community that she currently lives in, which is what we believe most people who get involved in this type of work hope to accomplish.

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Making the World Your Global Classroom

Making the World Your Global Classroom

If you travel to learn just as much as to get away, or if you are a traveling family looking to take your kids on the ultimate field trip, check out this boots on the ground class, Volcanology and Geothermal Energy 101.

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Indie Travel Guide to the Yukon Territory

Indie Travel Guide to the Yukon Territory

There’s more to the Yukon Territory than just wilderness. See for yourself the wonders of being somewhere in the middle of nowhere.

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Why Graduating Seniors Shouldn’t Follow the Crowd

Why Graduating Seniors Shouldn’t Follow the Crowd

Americans have been pounded over the head from the get-go with the same life plan: Finish high school, go to college, graduate, get a job, retire, live the good life. Jenn Miller is here to discuss altering this pre-made plan that may not work for everyone.

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Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip

Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip

If you’d like to experience the more natural side of the United States, look no further than its nearly 400 national parks. JoAnna Haugen tells you what you need to know before you go.

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